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- Why Annan named African Gambari top UN political chief. Akande, Laolu // New York Amsterdam News;6/23/2005, Vol. 96 Issue 26, p2
This article reports that in a move seen as advancing his bold reform agenda of the United Nations (UN), the world body's Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, recently named distinguished Nigerian diplomat and former External Affairs Minister Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari as the...
- Reforming the UN: A high wire act for Annan. Hottelet, Richard C. // Christian Science Monitor;1/31/97, Vol. 89 Issue 46, p18
Opinion. Focuses on the United Nation's secretary-general, Kofi Annan who had a warm welcome on his first trip to Washington where his predecessor, Boutros Boutros-Ghali had become a political pariah. Comparison of Annan to Boutros-Ghali; Information on the specialized agencies included in the...
- UN reformer skilled at art of the possible. Kurop, Marcia // Christian Science Monitor;4/3/97, Vol. 89 Issue 89, p1
Looks at challenges faced by Kofi Annan as secretary-general of the United Nations (UN). Goal of Annan to control costs in the UN; Comments from Annan; Drop in the UN's budget for 1998-1999; Number of member countries in UN. INSET: UN watchdog group acts as `conscience'..
- U.N. Wants to Rule New World Order. Sabom, Diane // Insight on the News;10/23/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 39, p21
Focuses on the proposal made by the United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General Kofi Annan to strengthen the central role of the U.N. in peacekeeping. Aim of the U.N. Peace Operations report; Essence of the report `We the Peoples: The Role of the United Nations in the Twenty-First Century'; Stance...
- We, the people... Lefort, Rene // UNESCO Sources;Mar98, Issue 99, p3
Focuses on the success of United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Kofi Annan's mission to Baghdad, Iraq. Implications of the success for the UN system; Remarks from Major General Romeo Dallaire, the commander of the UN Assistance Mission for Rwanda (UNAMIR) in 1994.
- Global Interest is our National Interest. Annan, Kofi // Presidents & Prime Ministers;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p26
Presents an excerpt from the remarks of United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 12, 2002, which deals with terrorism.
- From the Secretary-General. // UN Chronicle;1997, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p2
Presents the excerpts from the Sorensen Distinguished Lecture on the United Nations, in New York on April 22, 1997 by the United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
- A War Averted. Lone, Salim // UN Chronicle;1998, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p2
Focuses on United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Kofi Annan's mediation to avert war with Iraq which may be unleashed by the country's failure to comply the mandated UN weapons inspection. Stakes of an armed conflict with Iraq; Public opinion on Annan's intervention; Breakthroughs in the UN's...
- `The Lord had the advantage of being able to work alone'. // U.S. Catholic;May97, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p7
Quotes United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan on why the UN had not yet reformed after five months, given that God had undertaken only seven days to create the universe.