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"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," Kofi Annan
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"There were governments that were not willing to make the concessions necessary, there were spoilers also in the group, let's be quite honest about that, ... I've tried to get them to understand that in our interconnected world, we need to look at issues in much broader terms rather than narrow national interests." Kofi Annan
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"I think this is a new beginning. It is not an end. There's lots of hard work ahead." Kofi Annan
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"I hope we can count on sustained international support. A stable Afghanistan ... is in the interest of all its neighbors." Kofi Annan
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"work this out and come up with an acceptable resolution." Kofi Annan
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"Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development." Kofi Annan
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"Today, no walls can separate humanitarian or human rights crises in one part of the world from national security crises in another. What begins with the failure to uphold the dignity of one life all too often ends with a calamity for entire nations." Kofi Annan
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"This is inexcusable. Weapons of mass destruction pose a grave danger to us all, particularly in a world threatened by terrorists with global ambitions and no inhibitions." Kofi Annan
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"These robust, versatile machines will enable children to become more active in their own learning," Kofi Annan
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"Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance." Kofi Annan
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"The states are too high to continue down a dangerous path of diplomatic brinkmanship," Kofi Annan
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"The inquiry committee has ripped away the curtain, and shone a harsh light into the most unsightly corners of the organization," Kofi Annan
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"The soaring demand for oil is concentrating the minds of the world as never before." Kofi Annan
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".... Press freedom, right to information and freedom of expression in Nepal are in serious danger and thus deserve to be a special agenda in the upcoming UN General Assembly." Kofi Annan
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"More than ever before in human history, we share a common destiny. We can master it only if we face it together. And that, my friends, is why we have the United Nations." Kofi Annan
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"I'm not here necessarily to see a cause and effect, ... But if the public ... realizes how the U.N. impacts on their daily lives, what the U.N. and its agencies are doing to make this world a better place, I think they will support us." Kofi Annan
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"Since the war, we are all trying to bring people together. It is time to rebuild, to work together to stabilize Iraq, ... Whatever initiative or actions or decisions should be unifying rather than divisive. I would not characterize the decision taken yesterday as unifying." Kofi Annan
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"Likewise, Security Council reform has, for the moment, eluded us, even though everyone broadly agrees that it is long overdue," Kofi Annan
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"This initiative, which must lead to a full Israeli withdrawal and complete end of occupation in Gaza, can be a step towards achieving the two-state vision and could restart progress on the road map," Kofi Annan
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"The Palestinian Authority seems to believe that failing to act against terrorism, and inducing turmoil, chaos and instability, will cause the government and people of Israel to buckle. They will not." Kofi Annan
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"New threats make no distinction between races, nations or regions. A new insecurity has entered every mind, regardless of wealth or status." Kofi Annan
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