Kofi Annan was the United Nations

From 1997 to 2005, Kofi Annan, the late United Nations Secretary-General, championed everything from stronger human rights and peacekeeping operations around the world, to revitalizing the UN itself.

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Sep 21, 2018 · 4 min read
In October 2003, two memorials dedicated to United Nations staff killed in the course of their duties were unveiled to mark UN Day, the annual event celebrating the birth of the organization in 1945. In New York, Secretary General Kofi Annan paid tribute to his fallen colleagues during the ceremony to open a memorial located in a wooded section of the headquarters’ North Garden. UN Photo/Mark Garten

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