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  • Kofi Annan on Diplomacy and Human Rights
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    Kofi Annan on Diplomacy and Human Rights

    Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kofi Annan talked about foreign affairs issues, including unrest in Syria. He also discussed his past work at the United Nations and ongoing efforts to establish…

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  • After Words with Kofi Annan
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    After Words with Kofi Annan

    The former U.N.Secretary-General recounts his time at the head of the international organization. He discusses his tenure and subsequent work in international relations with BBC America’s…

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  • United Nations Meeting on Syria
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    United Nations Meeting on Syria

    Ambassadors spoke at an informal meeting in the General Assembly Hall on violence in Syria and appropriate international reaction to recent massacres of civilians by government forces.

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  • Ambassador Richard Holbrooke Memorial Service
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    Ambassador Richard Holbrooke Memorial Service

    Dignitaries and family members participated in a memorial service for Ambassador Richard Holbrooke.

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  • Future of Africa
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    Future of Africa

    The panel talked about the degeneration of Zimbabwean social and political institutions, specifically the weak currency and failing medical and economic infrastructure. Other topics included the expansion of the…

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  • Iraqi Weapons Inspections Report
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    Iraqi Weapons Inspections Report

    The council met to hear and discuss the report from Mr. Blix and Mr. El Baradei concerning Iraqi compliance with U.N. weapons inspections. Mr. Fall presided over the proceedings, because…

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  • Secretary General EndofYear News Conference
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    Secretary General End-of-Year News Conference

    Secretary-General Kofi Annan spoke about the events of the past year and responded to questions from reporters. Topics included the importance of the United Nations, Mr. Annan’s best and…

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  • United Nations Security Council Meeting
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    United Nations Security Council Meeting

    The United Nations Security Council members said a farewell to Secretary-General Kofi Annan at his last meeting. Some ambassadors were not identified on screen.

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  • Tribute to SecretaryGeneral Annan
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    Tribute to Secretary-General Annan

    United Nations members paid tribute to outgoing Secretary-General Annan and his ten years of service. Secretary-General Annan gave a farewell address to the General Assembly. Following…

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  • SecretaryGeneral Farewell Address
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    Secretary-General Farewell Address

    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan gave a farewell address at the Truman Presidential Museum and Library titled “Global Governance and the Role of the United States.” In his remarks he criticized…

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  • Nuclear Proliferation
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    Nuclear Proliferation

    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan spoke about global nuclear proliferation and the urgency of general nuclear disarmament. In his remarks he focused on threats posed by North Korean and…

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  • Human Rights and Global Leadership
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    Human Rights and Global Leadership

    United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan delivered a commencement speech on the relationship between the United States and the United Nations during an academic convocation hosted by The…

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  • UN OilforFood Inquiry Report
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    U.N. Oil-for-Food Inquiry Report

    Chairman Volcker presented the Comprehensive Report of the Independent Inquiry Committee into the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program. The report was critical of practices employed by UN…

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  • SecretaryGeneral SwearingIn
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    Secretary-General Swearing-In

    The new Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, was confirmed by the General Assembly last week. The outgoing Secretary General, the Security Council president Fulci, and…

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  • United Nations SecretaryGeneral Appointment
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    United Nations Secretary-General Appointment

    The United Nations General Assembly invites received the Security Council’s recommendation on the appointment of the secretary-general. Ambassadors representing the General Assembly and…

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  • United Nations SecretaryGeneral Address
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    United Nations Secretary-General Address

    Secretary-General Kofi Annan addresses the United Nations General Assembly on the opening day of the 61st session. In his final speech as secretary-general, he talked about successes and…

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  • United Nations Issues
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    United Nations Issues

    United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan held a press conference for the opening of the sixty-first session of the General Assembly. Topics included recent conflict between Israel and…

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  • Middle East CeaseFire Resolution
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    Middle East Cease-Fire Resolution

    The United Nations Security Council met to debate and vote on a draft resolution for a cease-fire in Lebanon between Israel and Hezbollah forces. The resolution was adopted by a unanimous…

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  • IsraelHezbollah Conflict
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    Israel-Hezbollah Conflict

    Officials spoke to reporters and answered questions about an emergency session of the Security Council held in response to escalating conflict between Israel and Hezbollah forces in…

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  • IsraelHezbollah Conflict
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    Israel-Hezbollah Conflict

    The United Nations Security Council held an emergency session in response to escalating conflict between Israel and Hezbollah forces in Southern Lebanon. Earlier in the day an Israeli…

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