Articles by Kofi Annan



A New Agenda for Davos

As Prime Minister Vladimir Putin prepares to address the opening of the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday, the world looks a gloomy and uncertain place.

Hiroshima Marks Bomb Anniversary

  • 07 August 08
Tens of thousands bowed their heads at a ceremony in the Japanese city of Hiroshima on Wednesday, the 63rd anniversary of the world's first atomic attack, as the city's mayor hit out at countries that refuse to abandon their bombs.

Reviving and Renewing the UN

On Monday I presented my report ""In Larger Freedom"" to the UN General Assembly.

Not Too Late to Halt the AIDS Epidemic

AIDS may seem like an issue that applies primarily to countries far away from home, in Africa and elsewhere.

Investing in the Future

Well over a billion people -- one fifth of the human race -- are forced to live on less than one dollar a day. They go to bed hungry every night. They do not even have water that they can drink without grave risk of disease.

Globalization on Trial

It the duty of the global elite to improve the lot of the world's downtrodden, exploited and excluded.

Taking On the AIDS Monster

Just as life goes on after Sept. 11, so must we continue our fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Africa's Golden Chance