by Farida Dawkins, at 12:00 pm, September 13, 2018, Lifestyle

5 public initiatives of Kofi Annan that further solidify his legacy

Kofi Annan

Today, the world is witnessing the state funeral service for the finest global statesman and the first United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Atta Annan.

His body laid in state for two days after arriving from Geneva, Switzerland on Monday; he died in Bern, Switzerland on August 18, 2018.

Annan died at the age of 80 after a short illness and will be buried at the Ghana Military Cemetery after the state funeral service.

Annan’s career and legacy are highlighted by numerous initiatives he was a part of or formulated himself; apart from his position as Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Scroll through to learn more about five public initiatives of Kofi Annan that further solidified his legacy:

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