Kofi Annan, the first black African to lead the United Nations, has died at age 80. He served as Secretary-General at a time when worries about the Cold War were replaced by threats of global terrorism, and his efforts to combat those threats and secure a more peaceful world brought him the Nobel Peace Prize. […]
via Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General dead — CAPIIC
Just lost another one of the great ones. RIP, Sec-Gen Annan.