Kofi Annan Quotes

Fierce national competition over water resources has prompted fears that water issues contain the seeds of violent conflict.

Kofi Annan
Kofi Annan
  • Born: April 8, 1938
  • Died: August 18, 2018
  • Nationality: Ghanaian
  • Profession: Statesman

Kofi Atta Annan was a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1997 to December 2006. Annan and the UN were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize. He was the founder and chairman of the Kofi Annan Foundation, as well as chairman of The Elders, an international organization founded by Nelson Mandela.