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Sustainability must be at the heart of SDGs: Kofi Annan

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 21:26

Global leaders who converged at the 14th edition of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit in New Delhi on February 2 called for immediate attention for the conservation of natural resources like oceans which are shared by the global community.

Indian women denied voice in decision making: Kofi Annan

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 13:08

Nobel laureate and former United Nations Secretary General, Kofi Annan has said women in India are still denied the right to take decisions, which have an impact on their lives.

‘Badge of shame` if Africa exits world court: Annan

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 10:50

Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan has said it would be a "badge of shame" for Africa if its leaders voted to leave the International Criminal Court.

`Stop millions in aid to richer India, China`

Last Updated: Saturday, October 27, 2012, 11:15

Kofi Annan has asked Britain and the European Union to stop providing millions of pounds in aid to wealthy nations like India and China.

Bill Gates, Kofi Annan back leniency for Rajat Gupta

Last Updated: Saturday, October 13, 2012, 09:58

Rajat Gupta, Goldman Sachs' former Indian-American director convicted of insider trading, has received letters of support from the likes of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan ahead of his sentencing .

Syrian violence slipping into sectarian war: Annan

Last Updated: Friday, September 14, 2012, 21:15

Annan said that his successor Lakhdar Brahimi will need the support of all members of the UN Security Council, including Russia, to have a chance of a peaceful resolution to the Syrian crisis.

Head of UN observers leaves Syria

Last Updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012, 15:39

The United Nations decided last week not to extend the mandate of the UNSMIS, but agreed instead to establish a civilian office in Damascus.

Russia calls for political dialogue in Syria

Last Updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012, 11:33

Moscow supports a peaceful settlement of the prolonged crisis in Syria, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

UN chief reiterates full support for new Syria envoy

Last Updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012, 09:25

Starting next month, Lakhdar Brahimi will be fully engaged in good offices on Syria on behalf of the UN and the Arab League.

UN’s Syria observer mission ‘officially ends’

Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012, 13:42

The UN decided to end the mission in response to escalating violence as world powers fail to agree how to end months of bloodshed in the country.

`British, German spies helping Syrian rebels`

Last Updated: Sunday, August 19, 2012, 20:19

British Foreign Secretary William Hague has confirmed that London was supplying Syrian rebels with body armour and communication equipment.

Syria welcomes Lakhdar Brahimi as Annan successor

Last Updated: Saturday, August 18, 2012, 23:15

Algeria`s former foreign minister Lakhdar Brahimi replaced Kofi Annan as peace envoy to Syria on Friday.