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Kofi Annan

a man of peace in a world of war

by Stanley Meisler

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Published by J. Wiley & Sons in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World politics,
  • United Nations,
  • Biography,
  • Statesmen

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStanley Meisler
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD839.7.A56 M45 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 372 p. :
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24747640M
    ISBN 100471787442
    ISBN 109780471787440
    LC Control Number2006021032
    OCLC/WorldCa70208034

    Pickering, former U. Books Quarterly, March ""Meisler is a distinguished foreign affairs correspondent who Kofi Annan book know Annan for many years and interviewed him for this book. If today, after the horror of 11 September, we see better, and we see further—we will realize that humanity is indivisible. Books Quarterly, March "Meisler is a distinguished foreign affairs correspondent who has know Annan for many years and interviewed him for this book. One of his main priorities during this period was a comprehensive programme of reform that sought to revitalize the United Nations and make the international system more effective.

    If you see something that doesn't look right, contact us! He went on to become the U. Widely reported in the media, these events served to weaken Annan's position. Subscribe today In Annan was appointed to a second term. In FebruaryAnnan was appointed as the U.

    This is both an absorbing biography of a remarkable man and a fast-paced Kofi Annan book of the United Nations at the opening of a new century. He resumed the position in after a five-month appointment to serve as a special representative of the secretary-general to the former Yugoslavia. Citation Information. He developed a six-point plan for peace. Stanley looks at the charges against him as well as his undoubted contributions and calls it as he sees it. The focus is on his victories and defeats as secretary-general and on his problems and challenges and how he faced them.


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Kofi Annan by Stanley Meisler Download PDF Ebook

His four-year stint as head of peacekeeping operations was marred by bloody failures. Subscribe today In Annan was appointed to a second term. If today, after the horror of 11 September, we see better, and we see further—we will realize that humanity is indivisible.

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Books For Africa Remembers Kofi Annan

After forty years of service at the United Nations, Annan shares here his unique experiences during the terrorist attacks of September 11; the American invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan; the war between Israel, Hizbollah, and Lebanon; the brutal conflicts of Somalia, Rwanda, and Bosnia; and the geopolitical transformations following the end of the Cold War.

He also reviews Annan's tenure as head of U.

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The Nobel Prize. Stanley Meisler has made the U. In his last 2 years, under the helm of his Foundation, Kofi Annan launched projects to safeguard elections and democracy in the digital age, but also to promote youth leadership in the face of violent extremism, and to ensure that peace processes really produce lasting peace.

The focus is on his victories and defeats as secretary-general and on his problems and challenges and how he faced them. It was also at Mr. Books Quarterly, March "Meisler is a distinguished foreign affairs correspondent who has know Annan for many years and interviewed him for this Kofi Annan book.

The proposal enjoined Pres. When America invaded without UN approval, Mr Annan said the action was illegal, leading to a torrent of Kofi Annan book from Republicans, who noted that the firm employing his son had benefited from Kofi Annan book contracts in Iraq before the war. The investigation report found Ruud Lubbers guilty of sexual harassment and no mention was made publicly of the other charge against Kofi Annan book senior official or the two subsequent complaints she filed later that year.

Despite the eerie accuracy of Rice's prediction, however, Kofi Annan's path to destiny was anything but direct. Several months prior, he Kofi Annan book a farewell speech to world leaders at U. The position is imbued with moral authority; the holder watches over an enormous flock; but he has no instruments of hard power.

Kofi Annan chaired the Global Commission on Elections, Democracy and Security March to September and in Januarylaunched the West Africa Commission on Drugs, as a response to the surge in drug trafficking and consumption in West Africa and their impact on security, governance and public health.

For many years the homepage of our BFA website has featured this quote from Mr. In his mid-teens, Annan attended an elite Methodist boarding school called Mfantsipim, where he learned that "suffering anywhere concerns people everywhere. Meisler's analysis of Annan's ten years in office examines such major events as the U.

As a biography, it confirms what most of us already knew: viz that Kofi Annan is a thoroughly decent chap who Charade Over Bosnia.

With eloquence and unprecedented candor, Annan finally reveals his unique role and unparalleled perspective on decades of global politics.

Nuala O'Loan, the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland recently stated, "I imagine that if Kofi Annan saw somebody abusing human rights he would kick them in the knee". This unauthorized biography also delves into the events that threatened to destroy Annan's credibility and devalue his many accomplishments--the involvement of his son, Kojo, in the Iraq oil for food scandal.

Mr Annan did not have troops under his command. But, his critics noted, not without flaws. He then returned to the United States for a decade to cover the U.Interventions: A Life in War and Peace by Annan, Kofi and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at magicechomusic.com Sep 04,  · Kofi Annan.

Kofi Atta Annan is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from January to December Aug 20,  · President Nana Akufo-Addo has signed a book of condolence opened for the late former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan.

He signed the book on Sunday, when he visited the family of the late Kofi Annan to commiserate with them. Kofi Anann died on Saturday August 18, The family said Mr.

Annan died at a Hospital in the Swiss city of Bern.Sep 21,  · Kofi Annan’s Pdf Interventions. In the months after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq inAnnan’s relations with the United States worsened as he issued a series of increasingly critical.The inveterate diplomat Kofi Annan helped define the UN, in success and failure.

But his vision depended on the support of big powers, which frustrated him.The inveterate diplomat Kofi Annan helped ebook the UN, in success and failure. But his vision depended on the support of big powers, which frustrated him.