kofi annan

Tributes to "a great man and leader".
Monday evening, I walked alongside Nelson Mandela's wife Graca Machel, businessman and philanthropist Richard Branson and
OK, to the untrained eye, it may appear that all we need do is put up a post about, oh, I don't know... baked beans, every now and then, and our followers will lap it up, maintaining our status as internet superstars.
A young woman fighting to combat extremism has lashed out against global counter-terrorism policies, saying they criminalise
The world will "sink or swim together", former secretary-general of the United Nations Kofi Annan warned, as he urged developed
Unquestionably the most closely-fought in Nigeria's turbulent history, Nigeria's presidential elections on 28th March offer both promise and peril for Africa's most populous country.
The challenge is getting politicians to show leadership and maximize the benefits for families, communities, and the country. We need to tackle depression with the same vigour and determination we have for balancing the economy or keeping immigrants out of the country.
Annan and others should stop talking about the national interest as if it were an insurmountable barrier to cooperation. By thinking differently about the national interest and how different issues could be combined to produce win-win outcomes for all nations, we could expect more decisive action, not just on climate change, but on a whole range of global issues, thus transforming national self-interest into a powerful driver for global solutions.
One Young World opened my eyes to the great impact youth can make in society. I was particularly inspired by Ambassadors like Ajarat Bada, Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh, Bariq Rifki​, Parker Liautaud, Clinton Gachangi and many others. Until I started following One Young World online, I had not identified a particular area to make positive change.
On 3 October 2013, a boat carrying an estimated 500 migrants, many of them Eritreans under the age of 40, capsized less than one kilometer from the island of Lampedusa, Italy. It is estimated that just 155 passengers survived. A week later in the early hours of October 11, another boat was capsized 60 kilometers off the same island killing another 30 people.
Counsellors Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary General, Sir Bob Geldof, musician and Activist and Ahmed Kathrada, apartheid prisoner and close friend to Nelson Mandela were panelists during the Session.
It was the night we had all been waiting for. Some have been waiting longer than others but all anxious. It was the first night that the 1,250 delegates from all four corners of the world were gathered under one "roof"... in this case, the incredible Soccer City in Johannesburg.
The issues raised during Kofi Annan Dialogues Special Session ranged from the security in Nigeria and El Salvador and the on-going crises in Syria and Lybia to answers on how to close the gap between young citizens and global leaders...
The One Young World Summit opened yesterday in Johannesburg, the City of Gold and what a great affair it was. It was full of colour, music, and jubilation. It is the first time that an event of this kind has made its way to Africa.
Global leaders including former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, Live Aid founder Bob Geldof and Nobel Prize Laureate Muhammad
Johannesburg will welcome 1,250 young leaders from 190 countries as the One Young World Summit 2013 kicks off on Wednesday
Sir Richard Branson is the latest high profile figure to lend his name to the One Young World Summit this week. Sir Richard
So two months ago I decided it's finally time I got a "real job" I've had a crack at show biz and it just hasn't worked out.
Conflating poverty alleviation with peacekeeping and other military operations ignores a fundamental principal of economic efficiency - comparative advantage - and fuels mission creep, one of the most dangerous threats to military operations.