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Africa:Kofi Annan, the Last UN Secretary-General Who Paid for His Independence

[IPS] Rome -This testimony to Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General, comes a month after his death. Much has already been written, and it is now superfluous to recall his efforts for peace and international cooperation. It is better to place his figure in a crucial context: how the great powers progressively reduced the figure of the UN Secretary-General and charged a high price from those who tried to keep the system's independence....

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Published By: Africa, - Friday, 14 September