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Kofi Annan

Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1997 to 2006. He worked on a variety of international development projects during his tenure, including the Iraq Oil-for-Food program. He was a recipient of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize.
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There are five other monarchs and 31 presidents available as well such respected leaders like Kofi Anan or Barack Obama, who qualifies by dint of his Kenyan ancestry.
He was Vice Chair of the UN Global Compact as well as member of several UN programs under Secretary-General Kofi Anan and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon mandates.
Surakiart Sathirathai, the former Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand who heads the advisory board, gave a long interview to journalists about his team's first visit to Rakhine and remarked: "We commend the Myanmar government in committing to implement the 88 points recommended by Kofi Anan.
An independent Commission headed by former UN secretary-general Kofi Anan warned in August that Myanmar risked fuelling 'extremism' if it did not lift restrictions on freedom of movements and rights of Rohingya minority.
A commission headed by former United Nations chief Kofi Anan in August released a report that called on Myanmar to scrap the restrictions on the movement of citizenship of persecuted Muslim Rohingya.
Abu-Ghazaleh has chaired more than 14 UN taskforces and initiatives and he was Vice Chair with Their Excellencies Kofi Anan and Ban Ki-moon of the UN Global Compact as well as being a member of several UN programs, most recently being named Special Ambassador to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and a member of the United Nations Social Impact Fund High Level Advisory Board (UNSIF-HLAB).
This is aggravated by the Myanmar army supported by many Burmese Buddhist extremists (Ma Ba Tha) including some Arakanese together with opposition ex-military party (USDP) that is bent on getting the power back; still, all of these groups have denounced the Kofi Anan Commission report as being one sided.
It is worth noting that Senator Abu-Ghazaleh has chaired more than 14 UN taskforces and initiatives and was Vice Chair with Their Excellencies Kofi Anan and Ban Ki-moon of the UN Global Compact as well as being a member of several UN programs, most recently being named Special Ambassador to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and a member of the United Nations Social Impact Fund High Level Advisory Board (UNSIF-HLAB).
Calling for revival of peace through dialogue, the meeting called for early implementation of the commission headed by Kofi Anan on the issue.
Secretary General Kofi Anan said, "Knowledge is power.
The first and only Arab to assume the position as head of the UN, Boutros-Ghali was not elected to a second term due to a United States veto, paving the way for Kofi Anan to succeed him.
Gonzales, chairperson of the Committee on Bases Conversion, said no less than former UN Secretary General Kofi Anan cited the negative effects of graft and corruption in society in his speech at the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC).