Secretary-General Kofi Annan has praised John C. Whitehead, a former Chairman of the United Nations Association of the United States as well as US Deputy Secretary of State, as a "true internationalist who served his country by serving the world."
The United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, today reiterated his full support for the mediation efforts being undertaken in Venezuela under the auspices of Cesar Gaviria, the head of the Organization of American States (OAS).
AIDS is spreading "dramatically and disproportionately" among women in Africa - the very people poised to help prevent famine and promote development on the continent, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said today.
Businessman Maurice Strong and Jim MacNeill, a main author of the report Our Common Future, today received the Candlelight Award from Secretary-General Kofi Annan on behalf of the New York-based non-governmental organization Carriage House.
Nane Annan, the wife of United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, is embarking on a trip to the midwestern United States to raise awareness about the global HIV/AIDS crisis, a UN spokesman announced today in New York.