Kofi Annan

Type: Person
Name: Kofi Annan
Title: General Secretary
Organization: United Nations
Date of Birth: 08/04/1938
Place of Birth: Kumasi, Ghana
Nationality: Ghana
Fact Sheet: Biography for Kofi Annan
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Facing it together

“More than ever before in human history, we share a common destiny. We can master it only if we face it together. And that is why we have the United Nations,” said former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan.Bangladesh celebrated 40 years of its membership ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

German Chancellor Merkel Wins 2014 Seoul Peace Prize

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been selected as the winner of this year's Seoul Peace Prize.The judging committee for the prize held a meeting at the Seoul Press Center on Wednesday and made the announcement.The committee said the chancellor has ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

What Nerve, Nana Konadu?! 1 Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.

I really couldn't care less if former First Lady Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings decided tomorrow to rejoin the criminal hoodlum pack that operates the National Democratic Congress (NDC). What amused me recently, though, was to hear her assert that the party ... [Published Modern Ghana - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

International summit awaits for young Weston graduate

Florence Broderick.Report by TOM WRIGHTWednesday, September 17, 20145:50 PMA WESTON woman is to follow in the footsteps of Bob Gelfof, Desmond Tutu and Sir Richard Branson by taking part in a major international summit.To send a link to this page to a ... [Published Weston Mercury - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Turkish PM makes his first foreign visit to Northern Cyprus

(ANSAmed) - ANKARA, SEPTEMBER 16 - Turkish Prime MinisterAhmet Davutoglu performed his first foreign visit as a head of62nd government to Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (Trnc,recognized only by Ankara) on Tuesday, as Anadolu Agencyreports. Speaking ... [Published Ansamed - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Put a ring on it

Single ladies, follow Amal's tricks to bagging your Clooney.We're counting down the days to the biggest union event ever! We mean the impending nuptials between George Clooney and his stunning bride-to-be Amal Alamuddin. After all, it's not every day ... [Published Pune Mirror - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Kofi Annan slams airlines over Ebola flight ban

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has expressed disappointment at airline companies who have halted flights to Ebola stricken countries.A number of airlines including Korean Air Lines, Kenya airways, Air Cote d’Ivoire  and the Emirates airlines have ... [Published Citifmonline - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t sit on the fence, help fight Ebola – Kofi Anna to African leaders

Former United Nations’ (UN) Secretary General, Kofi Annan has asked other African leaders to pitch in to help the fight against the deadly Ebola virus which has claimed over 2,300 lives.He has however lauded President John Mahama’s contribution to fighting ... [Published Citifmonline - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola prevention: Follow Ghana’s example – Annan advises Ebola-free West African countries

Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has asked other West African nations to emulate Ghana’s role in aiding Ebola-hit countries.Ghana’s leader John Dramani Mahama has called for support for the nations, offering Accra as a staging post for ... [Published Tv3.com.gh - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

On media freedom, United Nations plays by its own rules

Months of international crises raises the stakes for reporting on the UN, but investigative journalists remain without a right to informationFrom Ukraine to Syria to Gaza, a relentless summer of international strife is raising the stakes for the United ... [Published Columbia Journalism Review - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Ending the Global Drug War: Voices from the Front Lines

As noted by Reason Senior Editor Jacob Sullum last week,the Global Commission on Drug Policy (which includes several LatinAmerican ex-Presidents and former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan)issued a report called " Taking Control: Pathways to Drug ... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

On "Preventing The Contamination And Transmission Of The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) In West Africa"

IntroductionThe Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), which was first discovered about 40 years ago, is currently wreaking havoc and claiming lives in West Africa. The first case of the current outbreak was recorded in February 2014 in Guinea. The disease has now ... [Published Modern Ghana - Sep 12 2014]

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Facing it together [Published Dhaka Tribune - 6 hours ago]
Former Nation Leaders Assault The War On Drugs,... [Published Fix.com - 8 hours ago]
Merkel Wins Seoul Peace Prize [Published Digital Chosun - Sep 18 2014]
What Nerve, Nana Konadu?! 1 Kwame Okoampa-Ahoof... [Published Modern Ghana - Sep 17 2014]
Ghana’s military intervention in Mali has no ne... [Published Joy FM - Sep 17 2014]
International summit awaits for young Weston gr... [Published Weston Mercury - Sep 17 2014]
TURKISH PRESS REVIEW on SEP. 17 [Published World Bulletin - Sep 17 2014]
German Chancellor Merkel Wins 2014 Seoul Peace ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 17 2014]
Open thread for night owls. Roberts: Preventing... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 17 2014]
Open thread for night owls. Roberts: Preventing... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 17 2014]
Put a ring on it [Published Pune Mirror - Sep 16 2014]
WRAPUP 4-Citing security threat, Obama expands ... [Published Reuters UK - Sep 16 2014]
Elections (50): Experience with ‘governments of... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Sep 16 2014]
U.S. pledges 3,000 troops to fight Ebola; exper... [Published Sharenet - Sep 16 2014]
Turkish PM makes his first foreign visit to Nor... [Published Ansamed - Sep 16 2014]
Turkish PM blames Greek Cypriots for 'lingering... [Published World Bulletin - Sep 16 2014]
Kofi Annan slams airlines over Ebola flight ban [Published Citifmonline - Sep 16 2014]
Samia wins peace award [Published Graphic Ghana - Sep 16 2014]
Don’t sit on the fence, help fight Ebola – Kofi... [Published Citifmonline - Sep 16 2014]
Ebola prevention: Follow Ghana’s example – Anna... [Published Tv3.com.gh - Sep 15 2014]
End 'panic' measures undermining fight against ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Sep 15 2014]
Muslim UN 'High-level Expert' Says Muslims Beco... [Published AINA - Sep 15 2014]
On media freedom, United Nations plays by its o... [Published Columbia Journalism Review - Sep 15 2014]
George Clooney to Marry Amal Alamuddin in Venic... [Published Rescu - Sep 15 2014]
U.S. Firm Mercury LLC: Cancel Contract With Gen... [Published BlackStar News - Sep 14 2014]
Literacy and Sustainable Development [Published Sudan Vision Daily - Sep 14 2014]
Govt Propaganda Is the Most Dangerous Drug [Published Media Awareness Project - Sep 14 2014]
Don Walton: It gets curiouser and curiouser [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Sep 14 2014]
Ending the Global Drug War: Voices from the Fro... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 14 2014]
What You Don't Know About George Clooney's Wife... [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 13 2014]
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Open thread for night owls. Roberts: Preventing... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 17 2014]
At Grist, David Roberts, who has (thankfully) returned from his one-year hiatus, writes Preventing climate change and adapting to it are not morally equivalent . An excerpt:Climate hawks are familiar with the framing of climate policy credited to White ...
Elections (50): Experience with ‘governments of... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Sep 16 2014]
In hindsight, it is difficult to find out who first had the idea of Afghanistan having a ‘government of national unity’ (GNU) as the way out of the Afghan electoral deadlock. Currently, however, it is promoted by almost all the international players ...
Ending the Global Drug War: Voices from the Fro... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 14 2014]
As noted by Reason Senior Editor Jacob Sullum last week,the Global Commission on Drug Policy (which includes several LatinAmerican ex-Presidents and former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan)issued a report called " Taking Control: Pathways to Drug ...
Without Passage of Violence Against Women Act 2... [Published TAPPED - Sep 12 2014]
  NOW Facebook page Until the women’s movement organized in the late 1960s and early 1970s, most Americans considered wife beating a custom. The police ignored what went on behind closed doors and women hid their bruises beneath layers of make-up. Like ...
World: Peacebuilder nations in action [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 12 2014]
Source: Peace DirectCountry: World September 12 2014: Gabriela Monica Lucuta examines the recent history of international peacebuilding and looks at the approaches nation states should take in humanitarian intervention. In the last few years civil conflicts ...
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Making Moves Towards Digital Literacy with MAKE... [Published 3D Systems Latest News - Sep 08 2014]
MEDIA ADVISORY - Kofi Annan and Other Panel Mem... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 09 2014]
Plunder of Timber and Fisheries is Holding Afri... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 08 2014]
Kofi Annan and Other Panel Members to Launch 20... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Apr 30 2014]
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