Canada

Annan calls for the creation of UN adviser on prevention of genocide

As the 10-year anniversary of the Rwandan genocide approaches, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today proposed the establishment of a Special Rapporteur or Adviser on the prevention of genocide.

Annan slated to spotlight challenge of development in upcoming Canada trip

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan will spotlight the need to place development at the centre of the global agenda during a two-day tour of Canada starting on Monday.