Kofi Annan Quotes


108 Kofi Annan quotes:



"Notwithstanding the embargo, Cuba's achievements in social development are impressive given the size of its gross domestic product per capita, ... As the human development index of the United Nations makes clear year after year, Cuba should be the envy of many other nations ostensibly far richer."
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Achievement Quotes
"All is not well. Science tells us that if we do not take the right action now, climate change will bring havoc, even within our lifetime,"
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"I am thankful that the resolution passed tonight, ... I hope we will move ahead with urgent and determined action to help the Liberian people."
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"AIDS is wreaking havoc on childhood,"
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"We need to think of the future and the planet we are going to leave to our children and their children."
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Children Quotes
"In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear."
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"a citizen of the world in the fullest sense -- one whose vision and culture gave him a deep empathy with fellow human beings of every creed and color."
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Culture Quotes
"I think it is possible to get a compromise resolution,"
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Compromise Quotes
"The prevailing mood is one of optimism, ... The parties have proclaimed ... their determination to work together. At long last we can all sense a new wave of movement."
"This is a huge, huge disaster, ... It is a race against time to save the lives of these people."
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Disaster Quotes
"of conflict of interests and wrongdoing."
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Conflict Quotes
"There are a lot of people who have come here to work here to tackle the food crisis,"
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes
"If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development."
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"Agreement is fine, but the most important is implementation,"
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Agreement Quotes
"Obviously, we are monitoring these events very closely, and would want to see that settled before one takes any other bold initiatives,"
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Events Quotes
"I thank you for your efforts, especially in calling for an end to agricultural subsidies and trade barriers that actually impoverish African farmers and producers,"
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Trade Quotes
"the urgency of breaking the cycle of violence."
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Violence Quotes
"Put simply, lack of security undermines everything,"
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Security Quotes
"As chief administrative officer, I have to take responsibility for the failings revealed."
"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."
Author: Annan Quotes Category: Race Quotes



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