We had the honor of hearing the wisdom of Kofi Annan as the keynote speaker on the Las day of Convergence. Here is a little more information about this Nobel Peace Prize awarded.
The Nobel Peace Prize 2001 was awarded jointly to United Nations (U.N.) and Kofi Annan "for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world"
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BiographyKofi A. Annan of Ghana, the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, is the first to be elected from the ranks of UN staff. His first five-year term began on 1 January 1997 and, following his subsequent re-appointment by the UN Member States, he will begin a second five-year term on 1 January 2002.
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He is truly a remarkable man.
Until next post.