Quotes by Kofi Annan

About Kofi Annan:

Kofi Atta Annan is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1997 to December 2006. Annan and the United Nations were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize "for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world." He is the founder and the Chairman of the Kofi Annan Foundation, as well as being the chairman of The Elders, a group founded by Nelson Mandela.

Author Bio

  • NameKofi Annan
  • Description7th Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • AliasesKofi Atta Annan
  • BornApril 8, 1938
  • CountryGhana
  • ProfessionDiplomat; Economist; Politician
  • AwardsNobel Peace Prize; Kora Awards; Order Of The Star Of Romania; Order Of The Star Of Ghana; Decoration Of Honour For Services To The Republic Of Austria; Grand Merit Cross Of The Federal Republic Of Germany; Gottlieb Duttweiler Prize; Grand Cross Of The Order Of Isabella The Catholic; Knight Grand Cross Of The Order Of St Michael And St George; ; ; Confucius Peace Prize; Bruno Kreisky Award; Olof Palme Prize; Indira Gandhi Prize; Four Freedoms Award - Freedom Medal; Philadelphia Liberty Medal; Eleanor Roosevelt Award For Human Rights; Freedom Award; North–South Prize; Sakharov Prize; Profile In Courage Award