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 16 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

De Mistura takes over as new UN envoy on Syria

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has confirmed veteran Italian-Swedish diplomat Staffan De Mistura as the next UN envoy on Syria.Sixty seven-year-old De Mistura becomes the third man to hold the position after the resignations of Kofi ... [Published SABC - 7 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Rwanda: Why Women Should Be At the Forefront of Waging Peace

Last Sunday, President Paul Kagame met with Rwandan women of all walks of life to celebrate the country's 20th liberation and to reflect on the strides that the Rwandan women have made over the years.No doubt women, not just the Rwandan women, have proven ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 8 reports

UN Sec-Gen Ban says new Syria envoy to be named soon

UN, July 10, /ITAR-TASS/. Debates on the candidacy of Staffan de Mistura for the post of the new UN Syria envoy are still underway and the final decision will be announced “very soon,” UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said.“I hope to be in a position ... [Published Itar Tass - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Turkish Cypriot FM: Greek Cypriots block EU projects

World Bulletin / News DeskTalks over the future of Cyprus and efforts to harmonize the Turkish Cypriot side to the EU after possible reunification of the divided island were held on Tuesday between Turkish Cypriot Foreign Minister and Stefan Fule, Head ... [Published World Bulletin - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Caribbean Leaders Agree to Establish a Commission to Review Regional Marijuana Policy

At the semi-annual summit of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), which concluded in Antigua this weekend, CARICOM leaders agreed to establish a commission to review marijuana policy in the region in order to assess the need for reforms ... [Published DRUG POLICY ALLIANCE - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Kofi Annan Demands Report on Money Transfer Services, Stating Costs Hinder Development

Excessive fees on international money transfer services are preventing billions of remittance dollars from reaching developing nations – so says former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, who is calling for City of London regulators to ... [Published Info News - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Self-governance does not equal freedom of life

“Africans want justice, preferably from their own governments if they can and if not, from the international criminal court. The day when African court’s become independent, strong and can handle these cases, I think we will see fewer referrals to the ... [Published Tanzania Citizen - Jul 08 2014]
Entities: Kofi Annan
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Havas Cooks up Climate Group

Havas has established a global climate change PR team under Peter Bowyer, former spokesman for former UN chief Kofi Annan.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ... [Published Odwyer PR Daily - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Treaties & The UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights: The Way Forward

The Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution that will see the establishment of an intergovernmental process to develop a broad-ranging treaty on business and human rights.By Caroline Rees, President, ShiftIn 2004, I was representing the U.K. Government ... [Published CSR Wire - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

KEGORO: Given its handling of the Opposition, Jubilee ‘had it coming’ with Saba Saba

By George KegoroMore byWhile the Saba Saba rally on Monday has been presented as a necessary response to the shortcomings that have been evident in the manner that Jubilee has conducted the affairs of state in the last one year, there is also a sense ... [Published Daily Nation - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

It’s a long walk from misery to hope

22:48 IST Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope, said Kofi Annan. The former UN Secretary-General would have been a disappointed man was he hear to that the Chenchu tribals of Chandampet mandal live lives deprived of education. Four years ago, the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 04 2014]
Entities: Kofi Annan, Tribe, Education
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 4 reports

OBJ tasks African leaders over drug law implementation

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on West African leaders to reform drug laws and policies and decriminalise low-level and non-violent drug offences, warning that drug trafficking, consumption and production in West Africa would undermine ... [Published Nigerian Tribune - Jun 13 2014]

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Truth and Consequences [Published Project Syndicate - 12 mins ago]
Rwanda: Why Women Should Be At the Forefront of... [Published AllAfrica.com - 5 hours ago]
De Mistura takes over as new UN envoy on Syria [Published SABC - 7 hours ago]
De Mistura replaces Brahimi as UN envoy to Syria [Published IRIB World Service - 8 hours ago]
Veteran diplomat de Mistura tapped as U.N.'s Sy... [Published CNN - 9 hours ago]
UN appoints new envoy to Syria [Published Press tv - 9 hours ago]
Health insurance for public school students [Published DR1 - 10 hours ago]
UN appoints Staffan de Mistura as new envoy to ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 14 hours ago]
U.N. appoints de Mistura as new Syria envoy [Published WDSU New Orleans - 14 hours ago]
New Syria Envoy to broker peaceful, inclusive p... [Published United Nations Multimedia - 15 hours ago]
U.N. chief says de Mistura to be new Syria medi... [Published Today Online - 15 hours ago]
U.N. chief says de Mistura to be new Syria medi... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 16 hours ago]
Sexwale 'caught up' in US probe of suspect DRC ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - 18 hours ago]
Base erosion and profit shifting (“BEPS”) – do ... [Published Lexology - 20 hours ago]
Hamel-Smith: Politicians to blame for bad image [Published Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday - Jul 10 2014]
UN Sec-Gen Ban says new Syria envoy to be named... [Published Itar Tass - Jul 10 2014]
The ease of doing business index and the Nigeri... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Jul 10 2014]
De Mistura is new UN Syria mediator [Published Qatar Peninsula - Jul 10 2014]
2nd LD Writethru: UN chief to announce appointm... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 09 2014]
Russia supports appointment of Staffan de Mistu... [Published Itar Tass - Jul 09 2014]
Diplomat to replace Brahimi in Syria UN role [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 09 2014]
De Mistura succeeds Brahimi as U.N. Syria media... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Jul 09 2014]
De Mistura named new UN Special Envoy to Syria [Published Ansamed - Jul 09 2014]
UN to name new mediator for Syria [Published RTE Online - Jul 09 2014]
De Mistura succeeds Brahimi as U.N. Syria media... [Published Sharenet - Jul 09 2014]
Comment: Addo-Kufuor - A patriot with a passion... [Published GhanaWeb - Jul 09 2014]
Passare Publishes How-to Guide Examining Cultur... [Published PRWeb - Jul 09 2014]
Influential US groups back Caricom marijuana co... [Published Jamaica Observer - Jul 09 2014]
Turkish Cypriot FM: Greek Cypriots block EU pro... [Published World Bulletin - Jul 09 2014]
Reassessing the case of Human Trafficking in Ma... [Published Sangai Express - Jul 09 2014]
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JOSH HEDTKE: Higher Ed, Clinton Extravagance, a... [Published Instapundit - Jul 08 2014]
JOSH HEDTKE: Higher Ed, Clinton Extravagance, and an American Pathology. Hillary Clinton gave a Luskin Thought Leadership lecture at UCLA last March for which she raked in $300,000 in speaking fees. The appearance was one of at least eight lectures ...
World: Climate change puts decades of developme... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 07 2014]
Source: African Development BankCountry: World Climate change threatens to undo decades of earnest effort to develop Africa unless sufficient investment can be mobilized to spur sustainable development and make the continent more resilient. This was ...
Kitoko Food Farm Showcases Fleurette Group Inno... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Jul 03 2014]
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Kitoko Food Farm has showcased its innovative model for agriculture development in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the Africa Progress Panel (APP). Chaired by Kofi Annan, ...
Boiling Point: Multiple Crises and the Democrat... [Published Greenpeace news - Jul 02 2014]
Kumi Naidoo, the International Executive Director of Greenpeace, has been a leader in human rights, social justice, and environmental activism for over three decades. Allen White of the Tellus Institute interviews Naidoo about how to fix the current ...
Boiling Point: Multiple Crises and the Democrat... [Published The Greenpeace weblog - Jul 02 2014]
Kumi Naidoo, the International Executive Director of Greenpeace, has been a leader in human rights, social justice, and environmental activism for over three decades. Allen White of the Tellus Institute interviews Naidoo about how to fix the current ...
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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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