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Karine Jean-Pierre Aug 18
“Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance. “ - Kofi Annan Rest in Power
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Trudy Stevenson 🇿🇼 Aug 23
Meanwhile, as ambassador here in Dakar, I have signed two Books of Condolence for , & . I made the point that one of his last official visits was to as Chairperson of ,urging peace & promising that they wd not abandon us.
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TaniaTome Aug 19
R.I.P , Africa has lost one of our best , the first African UN , and Laureate. Our prayers are with his family. And few weeks a go i just had opportunity to be with him. Thank you for everything.
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Sherwin Bryce-Pease Aug 18
Just took a walk into the lobby of UN Headquarters in New York. This is what I found
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Petra Biberbach Aug 18
The world is in urgent need of many more
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Greenpeace Africa Aug 18
“We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.” - May these powerful words of this celebrated African leader who shall be sorely missed always remain with us ... >>
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Daniel Kawuma Aug 18
a great diplomat and African icon died today. Something else you could possibly tweet about as POTUS.
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OneTenTwelve Aug 19
with tears in his eyes Kofi said he tried everything possible to stop the war but and were determined, “the die had been cast” So yes Kofi was a great statesmen, pity you didn’t listen to him
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Reham Khan Aug 18
Saddened by the news of A reminder here of his ideas & vision. An inspirational son of Ghana. Listen & learn.
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Pierre Mejlak 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" - Kofi Annan
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Michael Malice Aug 18
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Charles Onyango-Obbo Aug 18
Ghana president Kuffour declares week of national mourning for Kofi Annan: The normally vibrant streets of Accra were somber after initial disbelief from some residents dismissing Annan's death as fake news
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Isha Sesay Aug 19
- a fmr UNSG and a force for peace and human rights passes and not one tweeted word from . But then again, how can one who doesn't respect diplomacy, be expected to recognize the passing of a giant.
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Richard E. Waits Aug 18
A great human and humanitarian. I had the honor and pleasure of meeting and performing for him at an anniversary celebration of the United Nations.
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Tunji Lardner Aug 19
Visiting my nonagenarian mum and my eye caught this picture. My eyes are misting as I write this.This was a remarkable human being. He transcended 'isms' that keep us apart. His life was truly about Love, Peace & Happiness in the world. 💙
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Zain Asher Aug 18
Woke up this morning to the sad news about one of our generation’s most beloved African statesmen, Kofi Annan. Sir, we wish you a safe journey home and may your legacy inspire us all to be better
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Kimani Njogu Aug 18
I was privileged to provide interpretation of his speech to Kenyans when a framework on National Dialogue was reached
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Kehinde Ayanleye Aug 18
Replying to @KofiAnnan
Thanks for your dreams for Africa. A month ago you told us "If you don't dream, you won't even begin to do it. But you've to be careful; you must know when you're dreaming when you're asleep or when you're awake" Stay woke forever!
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Crisis Resolving Center Aug 19
“Violence against women is the most shameful human rights violation and perhaps the most pervasive. It knows no boundaries of geography, culture or wealth. As long as it continues, we cannot claim to be making real progress towards equality, development and peace”
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Mia Seppo Aug 20
Just like so many other UN Teams around the world, the UN Team in still remembers the visit of Kofi and Nane Annan in March 2001. The words and action of will continue to inspire and give hope.
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