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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been honoured with the Seoul Peace Prize. The South Korean government has awarded the Seoul Peace Prize for PM Modi in recognition of his service to international cooperation, global growth and human development. The PM Modi dedicated the award to the people of India. He stated that the award belongs to ..
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On 22nd February, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been honored with the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize – 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth. The award credited ‘Modinomics’ for reducing social and economic disparity between the rich and the poor. The Peace Prize committee also credited him for his contribution ..
Kofi Annan (80), the former UN secretary-general and a Ghanaian diplomat, has passed away in Switzerland on August 18, 2018. He served two terms as UN chief from 1997 to 2006. Mr Annan was the first black African to become UN secretary-general. He later served as the UN special envoy for Syria, leading efforts to ..
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Former Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi has been appointed as the new joint special representative of the UN and the League of Arab States. Brahimi will replace Kofi Annan, who had resigned from the position.
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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan quit as the UN special envoy to Syria. He was appointed to the position to explore for the peaceful solution to the Syrian crisis and secure a peaceful transition of the rule. He failed to accomplish his task. Besides, he also failed to bring all the super powers on one ..
Topics: Akan people • Awards • Fante people • Humanitarians • International reactions to the Syrian Civil War • International Relations • Kofi Annan • Orders, decorations, and medals • Syrian peace process • United Nations Foundation