Kofi Annan to be interviewed by John Stackhouse of the Globe and Mail
Join the Globe and Mail on Thursday, May 23, at 6:30 p.m. for a live webcast of the Global Centre for Pluralism’s Annual Lecture delivered by Kofi Annan. The former Secretary-General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Prize winner will discuss sectarian division around the world and how diversity may impact peace in the decades to come,. Mr. Annan’s 20-minute lecture will be followed by a 10-minute Q & A with editor-in-chief of The Globe and Mail, John Stackhouse. This will be followed by a 20-minute Q & A with the audience. Please click on The Globe and Mail on May 23 at 6:30 p.m. for the discussion.
“Kofi Annan has been remarkable in his judgment” — H.H. The Aga Khan
Peter Mansbridge: Who’s showing leadership in this world right now in terms of the major global issues? Who do you look to as a leader, whether it’s a political leader or not?
His Highness the Aga Khan: I think there are a number of people in the U.N. system who’ve shown leadership, who have shown balanced judgment on these issues. Because when all is said and done, it’s the balance of the judgment that counts. And it’s understanding the issues. I think, amongst others, Kofi Annan has been remarkable in his understanding of the issues. He’s also had a team of people around him who are very good. (link to full interview at end of post)
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