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Kofi Annan awarded Honorary Doctorate by Glasgow Caledonian University,UK

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    Kofi Annan awarded Honorary Doctorate by GCU

    18 November 2011


    Dr Annan with GCU Principal Professor Pamela Gillies

    Nobel Laureate Kofi Annan has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) for his work to address international issues such as the HIV/AIDS epidemic, poverty and human rights.Dr Annan was presented with his Honorary Doctorate by GCU Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies at the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) Awards in Glasgow on Friday 18 November.Professor Gillies said: “Dr Annan is one of the world’s most accomplished thought leaders and practitioners on human rights, peacekeeping, conflict resolution and global poverty alleviation. He is a truly inspirational international figure and a role model for our staff and students. We are delighted that he has accepted this award from our university.”Dr Annan, the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations has driven forward initiatives to resolve conflicts and promote peace around the world, established the Global AIDS and Health Fund and championed development through the Millennium Health Goals.It is the first time Dr Annan has accepted an honorary award from a Scottish university, and only the second time he has accepted one from a UK university, the other being King’s College, London.
    Nobel Laureate Kofi Annan has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) for his work to address international issues such as the HIV/AIDS epidemic, poverty and human rights.

    Dr Annan was presented with his Honorary Doctorate by GCU Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies at the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) Awards in Glasgow on Friday 18 November.

    Professor Gillies said: “Dr Annan is one of the world’s most accomplished thought leaders and practitioners on human rights, peacekeeping, conflict resolution and global poverty alleviation. He is a truly inspirational international figure and a role model for our staff and students. We are delighted that he has accepted this award from our university.”

    Dr Annan, the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations has driven forward initiatives to resolve conflicts and promote peace around the world, established the Global AIDS and Health Fund and championed development through the Millennium Health Goals.

    It is the first time Dr Annan has accepted an honorary award from a Scottish university, and only the second time he has accepted one from a UK university, the other being King’s College, London.

    Source:News & Events | Glasgow Caledonian University | Scotland, UK
     
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    Hichi kijamaa Annan hakijafanya chochote kile. Wakati wa uongozi wake UN kule Sudan weusi wenzake walikuwa wanachinjwa kama kuku. Kijamaa kazi ilimshinda kabisa sasa sijui kwa nini wanampa honorary Doctorate. Bonyeza hapo chini uone utumbo wa Annan..

    Kofi Annans Legacy of Failure
     
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