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Mark Malloch-Brown Joins United Nations Foundation Board

Former Deputy Secretary-General joins the Foundation at a pivotal time for global progress WASHINGTON (PRWEB) March 18, 2019 The United Nations Foundation today announced the appointment of Lord..
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Athena Collaborates on Gender Equality with the US Network of the UN Global Compact

Corporate Leadership Invited to Modernize Their Workforce Through Gender Equality at San Francisco Dec 7 Workshop SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) December 06, 2018 Athena and Global Compact Network USA..
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Ted Turner and Global Leaders Recognized at UN Foundation's 20th Anniversary Global Leadership Dinner

The United Nations Foundation’s annual Global Leadership Dinner paid tribute to former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who was recognized with a posthumous award as the Champion for Global..
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Leaders laud ex-UN chief Kofi Annan at Ghana state funeral

United in sorrow, world leaders and international dignitaries came to Ghana to pay their last respects to the late United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan who was honored with a state funeral..
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Former UN chief Kofi Annan to be buried after state funeral

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan will be buried Thursday after a three-day funeral and ceremony. Mourners have thronged to the conference center in Accra, where..
Seattle Times - Published

Ghanaians gather to mourn former UN chief Kofi Annan

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ghanaians are paying their respects to former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan ahead of Thursday’s state funeral. Annan died in August in Switzerland at age 80. The grandson of..
Seattle Times - Published

Kofi Annan’s body returns home to Ghana before funeral

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — The body of former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan received a hero’s welcome upon landing at Kotoka International Airport in Ghana’s capital. President Nana Addo Dankwa..
Seattle Times - Published

Ghana proposes Sept. 13 burial date for Kofi Annan

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ghana’s president has proposed Sept. 13 as the date for the burial of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who died Saturday in Switzerland at age 80. State-owned..
Seattle Times - Published

Forest Whitaker and David Beckham Lead Tributes to Kofi Annan

Former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan passed away in hospital in the Swiss city of Bern on August 18 after a brief illness.
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UN Foundation Board Mourns Loss of Kofi Annan, “A Fearless Champion for the Powerless”

Kofi Annan was UN Secretary-General when the UN Foundation was created and Board member since 2007 Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 18, 2018 The UN Foundation Board today released the following..
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Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan Remembered

Former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80. Annan served as the seventh Secretary-General, for two terms between 1997 and 2006.
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Remembering Kofi Annan: 1938–2018

Ex-U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Nobel Peace Prize winner, dies at 80.
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Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dead at 80

Former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80. He was a diplomat from Ghana who became the first black African to lead the United Nations. Annan and the U.N. were the co-recipients..
CBS News - Published Also reported by •Politico

The Latest: Shocked reactions to death of Kofi Annan

The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Shocked reactions are pouring in after the death of former U.N. secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize..
FOXNews.com - Published

Ex-U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at 80, his foundation says

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died at age 80, a United Nations agency confirmed Saturday.
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Switzerland says it supports Kofi Annan report for Rohingya

Switzerland's president says his country supports the full implementation of the recommendations made by an advisory commission headed by former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on resolving the..
FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Machel: Global malnutrition is a 'hidden pandemic'

MILAN (AP) — Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and Mozambican humanitarian Graca Machel are addressing a summit on the crisis of malnutrition, which is an underlying cause for half of the..
SeattlePI.com - Published

Ex-UN chief Annan: Get Myanmar refugees home, not to camps

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan is urging Myanmar to make sure Rohingya Muslim refugees can return to their homes, not to camps. Annan said at U.N. headquarters Friday..
Seattle Times - Published

Photo Opportunities At The Global Leadership Awards Dinner In New York City On Wednesday, October 18, Gotham Hall, 5:00 PM Call Time

Daniel Craig, Ellie Goulding, His Highness the Aga Khan, and Larry King Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 11, 2017 The United Nations Foundation will host the 2017 Global Leadership Dinner on..
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Annan urges economic, social reform in Myanmar state

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A commission led by former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has recommended economic development and social justice to counter deadly violence between Buddhists and Muslims in..
Seattle Times - Published Also reported by •FOXNews.com

Ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon joins ex-leaders promoting peace

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is joining The Elders, the group of former world leaders founded by Nelson Mandela to promote peace, justice and human rights..
Seattle Times - Published

'Acute political crisis in Congo:' Former African leaders

Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and several former African leaders are warning of an "acute political crisis" in Congo, with little sign that long-delayed presidential elections will be held..
FOXNews.com - Published

DuPont Scientist to Speak at AgriVision on Microbiome’s Potential to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance

Dr. Andrew Morgan’s presentation will focus on the global challenge of reducing antibiotic use, looking at how microbiome science might potentially enable solutions. LEIDEN, Netherlands (PRWEB)..
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Ex-UN Chief Kofi Annan: Trump Will 'Fail,' Faces 'Reality Therapy'

President Trump may have short-term successes but will ultimately fail, and “reality therapy” – including checks and balances in the U.S. system – will make him realize that “things are not..
CNSNews.com - Published

Kofi Annan calls on Myanmar to allow access to troubled area

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A commission chaired by former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has recommended that the government allow aid workers and journalists free access to an area in western Myanmar..
Seattle Times - Published

The Question Is: Can The UN Survive The Trump Era?

The United Nations will swear in António Guterres as its ninth secretary-general on Dec. 12, when the organization will be only weeks away from the inauguration of Donald Trump and the potentially..
Huffington Post - Published

Generation S Will Make The Future

Our world is changing. Over twelve months have passed since the signing of the Paris agreement on climate change. In that time, average temperatures have risen to 1.2C above that which they were before..
Huffington Post - Published

Annan Urges Respect for Civilians in West Myanmar Violence

Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, seeking reconciliation among ethnic groups in fractious western Myanmar, has urged the army to respect civilians' rights as concerns rise about treatment of..
VOA News - Published

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