Breaking News: Former United Nations Chief, Kofi Annan is Dead!
The United Nations International Organisation of Migration has announced the death of former U.N Secretary General, Kofi Annan on its Twitter page. He died on Saturday morning at a Swiss hospital after a short illness.
Today we mourn the loss of a great man, a leader, and a visionary: former @UNSecretary
A life well lived. A life worth celebrating. — IOM – UN Migration (@UNmigration
) August 18, 2018
Born on April, 8, 1938, Kofi Annan was a Ghanaian Diplomat and the seventh United Nations Secretary General who served for almost ten years (January 1997 – December 2006), winning the Nobel Peace Prize alongside the United Nations in 2001.
He was the founder and chairman of the Kofi Annan Foundation, as well as chairman of The Elders, an international organization founded by Nelson Mandela.
While he was the U.N Secretary-General, Annan reformed the UN bureaucracy; worked to combat HIV, especially in Africa and launched the UN Global Compact.
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