Kofi Annan Quotes (793)
Unless the differences within the transitional federal institutions are addressed, the current political impasse could grow into deeper divisions and undermine the very institutions that the people of Somalia so ardently desire and the international community and the United Nations are willing to support,
There were governments that were not willing to make the concessions necessary, there were spoilers also in the group, let's be quite honest about that, ... I've tried to get them to understand that in our interconnected world, we need to look at issues in much broader terms rather than narrow national interests.
When I think of the delicate balance of tremendous promise and urgent peril in today's world, I think particularly of the nations of Latin America, ... Because yours is a region that truly hangs in that delicate balance. It is in many ways a microcosm of the world in which we live, and it is therefore a place in which all that the United Nations stands for is put to test.
Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development, an essential complement to investments in roads, dams, clinics and factories. Literacy is a platform for democratization, and a vehicle for the promotion of cultural and national identity. Especially for girls and women, it is an agent of family health and nutrition. For everyone, everywhere, literacy is, along with education in general, a basic human right.... Literacy is, finally, the road to human progress and the means through which every man, woman and child can realize his or her full potential.Hope
I came here to show support for all the millions of people in the world who stand to benefit if the Millennium Development Goals are reached, especially the children who will be saved from malaria or Aids, who will grow up healthy, go to school and have the chance to earn their living and enjoy life.People
You've heard the phrase it's a race against time. Indeed we are. In the next few weeks the snow will come, it will get extremely cold and there are some people in the open without shelter and we really need to get assistance to them. We need the support of governments, the private citizens, private sector and anyone who can spare a euro, a pound or a dollar.Race