The former president honored the former United Nations leader following Annan's death on Saturday.
The Nobel Peace Prize winner took the incident in stride.
Tributes have flooded in for the Ghanaian diplomat, who has been hailed as "a guiding force for good" and a "visionary."
Each day, more than 28,000 people are forced to flee their homes because of conflict or persecution. To believe that migrants
The impending appointment of a new United Nations secretary general provides an excellent opportunity to address some of the shortcomings in current processes - but the Security Council may not be totally on board.
"Now more than ever, we need strong leadership," writes Reetta Heiskanen (@reettahei), "not leaders who are only trying to
While in the U.S. this week, Suu Kyi is being applauded as a Nobel Peace Laureate and champion of the oppressed, her authority, mostly moral and political, but non-military, remains fragile at best. Without dedicated U.S. support for years to come, Myanmar stands to crumble as a patchwork of diversity and revert once more to authoritarian rule.
A nationally-televised presidential debate stage is, indeed, neither the time nor the place, one would think. This year, however, all the rules have been thrown out and we've got Donald Trump and Marco Rubio comparing relative penis sizes in their effort to become the so-called leader of the free world.
Now more than ever, leaders must show responsible judgement and respect for human rights and ethical values, rather than reaching for scapegoats and short-term solutions.
Africa can leapfrog over the damaging energy practices that have brought the world to the brink of catastrophe -- and show the world the way to a low-carbon future.
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I remain optimistic that one day we will see a world where leaders look beyond the next electoral cycle or the next shareholder meeting. Where we collectively realize that we do not live in a zero-sum world where someone's gain automatically comes at another's expense.