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By Rachel A Koestler-Grack

In December 2001, Kofi A Annan and the United countries association obtained the Nobel Peace Prize. Annan, the secretary-general of the United countries, makes a speciality of this leader's efforts to reinforce and revitalize the United international locations and convey it into the twenty first century. Born in Kumasi, Ghana, in 1938, Annan joined the United international locations in 1962.

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