Kofi Annan Quotes

108 Kofi Annan quotes:

"Africans are making important progress on all fronts,"
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"Violence breeds violence. I urge you to opt for restraint."
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"the urgency of breaking the cycle of violence."
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"stop the cycle of destructive violence."
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"Both parties accept this vision. But we can reach it only if we move rapidly and in parallel on all fronts. The so-called 'sequential' approach has failed,"
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"By signing the Oslo accords in 1993 he took a giant step towards the realization of this vision. It is tragic that he did not live to see it fulfilled,"
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"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,"
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"has no plans to travel to Belgrade."
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"There is some consensus at the hall. But we don't seem to be able to come to an understanding as to how to move forward."
"The Secretary-General expressed full understanding on the issue,"
"[The council reached an understanding and] unanimously supports the approach which has been adopted, ... there was a sense that since these five countries have experts in the nuclear and other areas, they could help the inspectors sift through what needs to be taken up and give their judgments to the inspectors."
"I think we need a clear global understanding of the threats and challenges that we all have to face, because to neglect any one of them might fatally undermine our efforts to confront the others."
"We would have preferred a stronger language in some parts of the text,"
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"Usually, because society's inequalities puts them at risk -- unjust, unconscionable risk."
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"There is no development strategy more beneficial to society as a whole - women and men alike - than the one which involves women as central players."
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"I urge you, as world leaders, individually collectively, to keep working on this reform agenda to have patience to persevere, and the vision needed to forge a real consensus,"
"I've been in touch with the two leaders, and I appeal to them to do whatever they can to bring the situation under control and bring an end to the violence,"
"any attempt to harm him or other leaders is counterproductive."
"I think it is important that the leaders stay the course."
"It's incumbent on the leaders to really do whatever they can to reign in their forces and ensure that innocent civilians are not the ones to pay the price,"

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