Speech Delivered by His Highness the Aga Khan at 2017 United Nations Global Leadership Dinner

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the 2017 United Nations Global Leadership Dinner.-Diane Bondareff / UN Foundation United Nations Foundation Award Bismillah-ir-Rahaman-ir-Rahim President of the General Assembly Miroslav Lajčák, Secretary-General António Guterres, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, Former Secretary-General Kofi Annan, The many Permanent Representatives in attendance, Ladies and Gentlemen Thank you so much Kofi…

His Highness the Aga Khan receives Champion for Global Change Award — AKDN org

Underscores importance of partnerships between government, private enterprise, and civil society for effective progress Honourees and Special Guests at the 2017 United Nations Global Leadership Dinner – from left to right: Daniel Craig, Agnès Marcaillou, Kathy Calvin, His Highness the Aga Khan, Ellie Goulding, Grant F. Reid. | Akbar Hakim / Mairaj Manji Kofi Annan,…

Books: We the Peoples A UN for the Twenty-First Century Kofi A. Annan

  Product Description During his momentous time as Secretary-General of the UN, Kofi Annan played a decisive role in launching the Millennium Development Goals, establishing the International Criminal Court, and articulating the Responsibility to Protect as a guiding principle for international action. In 2001 – just after 9/11 – he and the UN jointly received…

The world descends on Johannesburg — One Young World com news story on the Summit in which 1,250 young leaders from 190 countries are meeting

Today Johannesburg will welcome 1,250 young leaders from 190 countries as the One Young World Summit 2013 kicks off with its Opening Ceremony at the FNB Stadium. The representatives of the world’s youth are being joined by a host of One Young World Counsellors: global figures who are committed to promoting youth issues. Counsellors attending…

Building Schools, Bonds in Ghana — The blog of the Colin L. Powell Center org

Schoolchildren in Ghana. by Nkemakonam Ejoh This time last year, I was in the midst of preparing for a trip that would end up shifting my academic trajectory. We—myself and ten other students—were accompanying Dr. Jean Krasno, director of the masters-level International Relations program, as she presented the Kofi Annan Papers to key Ghanaian institutions….

Kofi Annan and the pluralists — By Lloyd Mackey on Canadian Christianity com

Kofi Annan, best known for his 1997-2006 stint as secretary-general of the United Nations, was in Ottawa last Thursday, May 23, to talk about pluralism. I was interested in hearing him because Canadian Brian Stiller, global ambassador for the World Evangelical Alliance, (headed by another Canadian, Geoff Tunnicliffe) speaks well of the concept of pluralism….

Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Global Centre for Pluralism while introducing Kofi Annan, who delivered the Pluralism Lecture

Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Global Centre for Pluralism while introducing Kofi Annan, who delivered the Pluralism Lecture 24 May 2013 Please also see:  H.E. Kofi Annan’s Lecture Your Excellency the Governor General Mrs Johnston Ministers Excellencies Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen: I am delighted to welcome all of you to…

Kofi Annan warns that increasing sectarian conflict in Syria risks entrenching crisis and sparking regional spillover — Canada News Wire (CNW)

Former UN Secretary-General highlights critical challenge of managing pluralism in a globalised world OTTAWA, May 23, 2013 /CNW/ – Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan will today warn that the crisis in Syria risks becoming more entrenched, and may potentially explode beyond the country’s borders, as a result of its increasingly sectarian nature. Delivering the annual…

Kofi Annan Talk Spotlights Global Affairs and Leadership — by Colin Powell Center

By Maura Christopher, Director of Publications, Colin Powell Center With the fate of Syria dominating headlines, former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan called on Friday for a political solution to the conflict. “Military intervention will only make things worse.” said Annan, who served during 2012 as Joint Special Envoy to Syria for the United Nations and…