Speaker - Kofi Annan

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Kofi Annan served as United Nations Secretary-General from 1997 to 2006. During his tenure, Mr. Annan was a resolute advocate for human rights, the rule of law, and the revitalization of the United Nations.

He played a key role in mobilizing a global effort to combat malaria and HIV/AIDS. He was instrumental in laying out the Millennium Development Goals, a strategy to meet the needs of the world's poorest by 2015. On 10th December 2001, Mr. Annan and the United Nations received the Nobel Peace Prize. Born in Ghana in 1938, Mr. Annan pursued postgraduate studies in Minnesota and Geneva, and received a Master's of Science in Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Mr. Annan, a Ghanaian citizen, currently resides in Geneva, Switzerland.

3 Programs

Kofi Annan on Interventions: A Life in War and Peace

09.05.12 | 01:05:40 min | 0 comments

Kofi Annan: The Five Rules of International Diplomacy

09.17.09 | 01:03:46 min | 0 comments

Kofi Annan: Forging a Uniquely African Green Revolution

04.30.08 | 00:26:40 min | 0 comments