(TRIBUTE) Kofi Atta Annan: Global Stewardship in Photographs

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    Former United Nations Secretary General, Kofi Atta Annan, died on Saturday, August 18, 2018 in a hospital in Bern, Switzerland.

    Annan, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, was the 7th secretary general of the UN. He was the first UN secretary general who rose through the ranks to be elected head of the global body. Annan served as UN secretary general between 1997 and 2006.

    Here are some images of his global stewardship:

     

     Annan with wife, Nene, in 2013
     Kofi Annan and wife, Nene, at the Catham House in 2014

     

     

     

     

     

    Annan speaking during the annual Commonwealth Day service on Commonwealth Day on March 14, 2016
    Annan addressing the UN General Assembly

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Annan with Ted Turner (left) and former UN scribe Ban Ki-moon (right)
    Annan with Russian President Vladimir Putin

     

     

     

     

     

    Annan with Queen Elizabeth II
    Annan with Nelson Mandela

     

     

     

     

     

    Annan with Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi
    Annan with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

     

     

     

     

     

    Annan with former US President Bill Clinton
    Annan with Archbishop Desmond Tutu

     

     

     

     

     

    Annan with former US President George W. Bush in the Oval Office