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KAIPTC’s Women, Peace and Security Institute Supports The Ghana Police Service With A Gender Policy

KAIPTC’s Women, Peace and Security Institute Supports The Ghana Police Service With A Gender Policy

As part of efforts to enhance policing in Ghana, the Women, Peace and Security Institute (WPSI) of the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has been engaged by the Accountability Rule of Law and Anticorruption Programme (ARAP), a European Union-funded programme in Ghana, to assist in the development a Gender Policy for the Ghana […]

Kofi Annan’s Body Returns Home To Ghana

Kofi Annan’s Body Returns Home To Ghana

The body of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has been flown back to his native Ghana for a state funeral. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo received Annan’s widow, Nane Annan, and family at Accra’s Kotoka International Airport Monday. Six Ghanaian soldiers carried the casket draped with the U.N. flag off the plane. The U.N. […]

LOUD WHISPERS: R.E.S.P.E.C.T

LOUD WHISPERS: R.E.S.P.E.C.T

Technology is supposed to be your friend. Until it decides to teach you a lesson in humility when it feels you have not been reverent enough. I bought a new laptop in May, and I did not scrimp, I got a good one, or so I thought. I had a number of ‘hopeful’ people around […]

Kofi Annan To Be Buried At Military Cemetery, Sept 13

Kofi Annan To Be Buried At Military Cemetery, Sept 13

The late United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Kofi Annan will be buried at the Military Cemetery in Accra on September 13 this year. It would be preceded by a burial service at 10:00A.M at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC), which would have in attendance President Nana Akufo-Addo and members of his government, UN officials, […]

Kofi Annan, The Former United Nations Secretary-General, Dead At 80

Kofi Annan, The Former United Nations Secretary-General, Dead At 80

Kofi Annan, the former United Nations Secretary-General, has died at the age of 80. The official Twitter account of the United Nations Migration Agency revealed the news of Annan’s death early Saturday: Today we mourn the loss of a great man, a leader, and a visionary: former @UNSecretary General @KofiAnnan. A life well lived. A life worth […]

“Lights, Power, Action”: AfDB’s Adesina and Kofi Annan Urge Governments to Close Africa’s Energy Deficit

“Lights, Power, Action”: AfDB’s Adesina and Kofi Annan Urge Governments to Close Africa’s Energy Deficit

The Chair of the Africa Progress Panel and former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, and the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, have called on African governments and their partners to do everything possible to close the continent’s huge energy gap. They made the call on Monday, March 13, 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, […]

Kofi Annan Rejects Trump

Kofi Annan Rejects Trump

A former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Kofi Annan, has expressed reservations about the candidature of the Republican Party in the upcoming US election, Donald Trump. At a conference held in Salzburg, Austria,  as part of the Nestle Salzburg Festival on Saturday, Annan expressed worry over Trump’s adventures and noted that he was sorry […]

Annan: Inequality, Self-Interested Leaders Pose Security Challenge In Africa

Annan: Inequality, Self-Interested Leaders Pose Security Challenge In Africa

MUNICH, Germany — Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has called on leaders in Africa to think less about themselves and more about their people. Annan, a Ghanaian diplomat who preceded Ban Ki-moon as UN chief, spoke on the final day of the Munich Security Conference on February 14. He lamented huge gaps between the rich […]