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Shashi Tharoor Aug 18
"To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there." — often said this to me, & to the world. Today, a year after his passing, i remember my mentor, boss & friend.
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Shashi Tharoor May 31
It gives me goosebumps to see this and to recall the man himself say these very words to me. His wisdom, and willingness to impart it, was what made him a great mentor and friend, as well as an outstanding statesman.
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Amina J Mohammed Apr 5
Even after his retirement from the , didn’t finish his service to the world. He didn’t retire from retirement; a joke he & his friend Madiba laughed about. His expertise & deep knowledge were leveraged & deployed for meditating conflicts around the globe
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UN Foundation Aug 18
Kofi Annan believed that anyone could take a stand, make a difference, and help create a better world for all. Today, on the anniversary of his passing, we find comfort and inspiration in his humanity, compassion, and courage.
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The Elders Aug 17
We remember our late Chair & dear friend ’s stubborn optimism, one year on from his untimely passing. We resolve to continue his enduring legacy by working together for peace, justice and human rights.
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Mark J. Mwandosya Aug 18
On 18 August 2018, a year ago today, a remarkable, illustrious, candid, humble and dedicated super diplomat, an African, went with the Angels. To paraphrase US Secretary for War Stanton's remarks on Lincoln, "Kofi Annan Belongs to the Ages". RIP..
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Nazan Aug 18
was more than just the Chairman of this Foundation. He was the Foundation. His departure, as heartbreaking as it was, has reminded us to move closer together and double up on our efforts to work for a fairer, more peaceful world, with optimism and determination.
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Tijen Onaran Dec 28
„When he received the Nobel peace prize in 2001, Kofi said that “today’s real borders are not between nations, but between the powerful and powerless”. Kofi Annan remembered by ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Nelson Muffuh 2 Dec 18
”Remember the words of : being a begins in your own community. Your destiny is in your hands. Let’s act for the we need, and the world we want. The walks with you in solidarity Amandla!”
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HUTU GENOCIDE AWARENESS Oct 6
Heart of Darkness: 1997 SG has described rebel treatment of the refugees as “slow extermination”. A U.N. food agency spokeswoman, compared with Hitler’s Germany: “The expression ‘Final Solution’ is not exaggerated.”
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UNinGhana Sep 4
A 20-foot monument of the late former UN Secretary-General, , is to be constructed at the entrance of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre in Accra. The President of Ghana, , supported by Mrs. Annan, today cut the sod to commence work.
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Serengeti Bytes Aug 18
It’s a year down since the former secretary-general and Nobel laureate, Kofi Annan passed away. Annan had always pursued a better world in many ways. His legacy still lives on!
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Nihal Saad Jul 15
Happening now: Faith Briefings - co-sponsored by with other entities .
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Gingerlie Lifestyle Jun 7
The UN issued a new stamp to pay tribute to Kofi Annan - featuring a very powerful quote by him. 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼
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Anita M.V. Erskine™ May 31
The outdoored a new stamp featuring ! The portrait & quote gave me a LIFE! “To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.“
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OguaaAid Jul 29
We shall not defeat any of the infectious diseases that plague the developing world until we have also won the battle for safe drinking water, sanitation, and basic health care.
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Mandy Sanghera Jun 3
it was an absolute honour to see Lord Loomba last night at at memorial event and learn about the amazing work the Foundation is doing for widows globally
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Miriam Preckler Aug 18
Today marks one year since the passing of former UN Secretary-General - regarded by so many around the world as a guiding force for good. His legacy will remain a true inspiration for us all.
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UN Office on Drugs & Crime Oct 16
“Corruption hurts the poor disproportionately by diverting funds intended for development, undermining a government’s ability to provide basic services, feeding inequality&injustice and discouraging foreign investment&aid” Tharcisse @UN_Zambia citing
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The Peoples Hub UNYA Sep 1
"Business, labor and civil society organizations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community." Please join
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