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R3Arts: Night Waves - Kofi Annan 10 Oct 12

October 11th, 2012

Episode 207 of 1341 episodes

Kofi Annan, Nobel Peace Prize winner and former UN Secretary General, is Philip Dodd’s guest in this edition of Night Waves. It’s a wide-ranging and personal conversation which touches on Bosnia, Rwanda, Iraq and Syria, and also on the debt Kofi Annan owes to his father. He offers a sharp analysis of the challenges facing the UN in the future and of the frustrations and rewards of being Secretary General; as well, of course, as some of the sadness that comes with the job.

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