Syrian president bashar alassad meets with unarab league envoy kofi annan. Annan meets syrian refugees as doubt looms over peace plan. The kofi annan peace plan for syria or the sixpoint peace plan for syria was launched in march 2012 by the arab league and the united nations, when the violent syrian conflict or civil war had raged for a year. Syria would explode across the region, kofi annan says. Kofi annans resignation is no surprise, his syria peace. April 10 united nationsarab league envoy kofi annan visits a refugee camp in turkey amid a deadline to stop a. Leaders laud exun chief kofi annan at ghana state funeral. Searching a political solution for syria saroj kumar rath, 2017. Kofi annan addresses a news conference at the united nations in geneva. Kirinyaga plans sh100m tomato processing plant counties eldoret traders seek rent waiver over virus business slump. Annan serving two terms as united nations secretarygeneral from 1997 to 2006. He continued to work as an ambassador for peace even after leaving his post as.
Kofi annan on 40 years trying to end war, promote peace at the. Lasting peace under president bashar alassad looks impossible but it is. In the book, he acknowledges that from the start many people saw his mission as. Kofi annan, who says the uns inability to prevent the conflict in iraq remains one of his biggest regrets. Since he was appointed in february, he has been charged. Secretarygeneral kofi annan, draped with the ghana flag, during a state funeral at the accra international conference center in ghana thursday, sept. This new country was to be a federation of two constituent states the greek cypriot state and the turkish. The nobel peace prize winner and former secretarygeneral of the u. Kofi annans resignation as the united nations and arab league special envoy to syria is only surprising in that he held out for so long. Kofi annan on syria, hard choices of peacekeeping the nobel peace prize winner and former secretarygeneral of the u. Kofi annan on syria, hard choices of peacekeeping ncpr news.
Annan was the seventh secretary general of the united nations between 1997 and 2006, making his the first black african to. Annans passing away was announced by his family and foundation in which they said that annan passed away peacefully on saturday after a short illness. A life in war and peace kofi annan with nader mousavizadeh allen lane, 2012 kofi annan s memoir concludes in may 2012, shortly before the brutal violence against civilians in the syrian town of hama marked the beginning of the end of his mediati on mission there. Im particularly fond of this book because kofi annan gave it to me. Kofi annan presents a unique portrait of this widely admired leaderwith his own view of events tempered and augmented by those of his allies and opponents, defenders and detractors. He was a fighter for peace, and the fight often got ugly. His candid way of explaining how and why peace operations failed, shows what a great and intelligent man he is. In february 2012, he was named special representative in the syrian civil war. The 5th revision proposed the creation of the united cyprus republic, covering the island of cyprus in its entirety except for the uks sovereign base areas. Moreover, annan s peace plan expected the syrian govern. Eco africa living planet culture film books music arts.
Kofi annans sixpoint plan for syria news al jazeera. In the years to come, when the history of syria s civil war is written, one of the key questions will be how and why did kofi annan s peace plan fail. Concluding remarks by joint special envoy kofi annan at the meeting of action group on syriageneva. Top news annan meets syrian refugees as doubt looms over peace plan. Syrias sudden plunge into civil struggle is directly linked with united states. After the initiators had believed for some days end of march and beginning of april that the syrian government was willing to comply with the peace plan, new signs of war and statements of politicians gradually cast discouraging shadows over those hopes.1096 1004 340 1626 359 1456 698 1486 1090 668 677 1483 328 7 664 350 1540 5 241 1602 1321 1073 446 758 1040 41 1028 604 591 1492 614 875 774 1016 987 1393