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Annan

Kofi ('k&UfI). born 1938, Ghanaian international civil servant; secretary-general of the United Nations from 1997: Nobel peace prize 2001 with the UN
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It so happened that two years into office, Annan agreed to meet 12 journalists selected from around the world, all Fellows of the World Press Institute at Macalester College, USA, where he himself had completed his undergraduate studies.
Annan was formally nominated in the morning by Ambassador Anwarul Karim Chowdhury of Bangladesh, June's president of the Security Council, which decided unanimously on June 27 to recommend that the secretary-general be given a second term.
The more I traveled with Annan and talked to him in the early nineties, the more remarkable he seemed--an international civil servant who had not become a bureaucrat.
Annan told the delegates in 1999, "When we read the [UN] Charter today, we are more than ever conscious that its aim is to protect individual human beings, not to protect those who abuse them.
Rushdie's assertion that ``the overpopulation of the planet is the fault of the lies of religious leaders'' was so upsetting to Annan that he demanded it be removed.
There is no impediment and I have no hesitation (about such a visit),'' Annan told a news conference on the second day of a three-day visit to South Korea.
The world, especially the United States, waited to see who would blink first - Annan or Saddam.
And although Annan denies that he has become a world hero, the first Black UN chief has become one of the world's most sought-alter personalities.
a traves de la embajada de Corea del Sur en Mexico, en la que destaco que el premio otorgado al senor Annan reconoce tanto su trabajo como secretario general de la ONU, cargo que detenta desde enero de 1997, como por su desempeno en otros puestos clave.
After Mass and a short private meeting with Cardinal O'Connor, Secretary-General Annan called the Cardinal's plea "energizing" and "inspirational," indicating that a trip to Iraq was not being excluded and that a decision would come soon.
Joseph Kingsley Annan, President and CEO stated, "We have been actively responding to inquiries as well as exploring and negotiating interaction and joint ventures with Canadian-based minerals concerns.
The visitors romped into a threegoal lead in eight magical second half minutes before Annan staged a late comeback in a remarkable last five minutes.