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Honours and awards of Kofi Annan- Former UN Secretary General




Former UN Secretary Kofi Annan
2000: Companion of the Order of the Star of Ghana
2000: Grand Cross Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland
2001: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of the Star of Romania
2002: Knight Commander of the Most Courteous Order of Lesotho
2005: Grand Collar of the Order of Liberty (Portugal)
2006: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Netherlands Lion
2007: Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold with Sash for Services to the Republic of Austria
2007: Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG) from Queen Elizabeth II

2008: Grand Cross 1st class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
Awards
2000: Kora All Africa Music Awards in the category of Lifetime Achievement
2001: Nobel Foundation, The Nobel Peace Prize, jointly presented to Kofi Annan and the United Nations
2002: winner of the "Profiles in Courage Award", given by the JFK Memorial Museum
2002: The American Whig-Cliosophic Society James Madison Award for Distinguished Public Service
2003: Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2003: Freedom Prize of the Max Schmidheiny Foundation at the University of St. Gallen
2004: Freedom medal
2006: International World Order of Culture, Science and Education, Award of the European Academy of Informatization, Belgium
2006: Inter Press Service, International Achievement Award for Annan's lasting contributions to peace, security, and development
2006: Olof Palme Prize
2007: Wooden Crossbow, special award from the Swiss World Economic Forum
2007: People in Europe Award of Verlagsgruppe Passau
2007: MacArthur Foundation, MacArthur Award for International Justice
2007: North-South Prize of the Council of Europe
2008: Peace of Westphalia Prize
2008: Harvard University Honors Prize
2008: Gottlieb Duttweiler Award
2008: Peace of Westphalia Prize – Münster (Westfalen)
2008: Open Society Award – CEU Business School Budapest
2011: Gothenburg Award
2012: Confucius Peace Prize

HONORARY DEGREES

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (Kumasi), Honorary Doctor of Science, 24 August 1998
United Nations Mandated University for Peace, Honorary President, 1999
Lund University, Honorary Doctor of Law, 1999
National University of Ireland, Doctor of Law, 22 January 1999
Technische Universität Dresden, doctor honoris causa, 27 April 1999
Howard University, honorary doctorate of humane letters, 8 May 1999
Comenius University in Bratislava, doctor honoris causa, 15 June 1999
University of Michigan, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, 3 May 1999
University of Notre Dame, Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, 21 May 2000
Seton Hall University, John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Honorary Doctorate, February 2001
Brown University, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, 28 May 2001
Liberty Medal International Selection Commission, Liberty Medal, 4 July 2001
Free University of Berlin, doctor honoris causa, 13 July 2001
Tilburg University, Honorary Doctorate, 2002
University of Alcalá, Doctor Honoris Causa, 9 April 2002
Northwestern University, Doctor of Laws, 21 June 2002

University of Pittsburgh, honorary Doctor of Public and International Affairs degree 21 October 2003
Ghent University (Belgium), doctor honoris causa 21 March 2003
Carleton University, Legum Doctor, honoris causa, 9 March 2004
University of Ottawa, Doctor of the University Degree, 9 March 2004
University of Pennsylvania, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, 16 May 2005
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, doctor honoris causa, 12 October 2005
The George Washington University, Doctor of Public Service, 5 May 2006
University of Tokyo, Honorary Doctorate, 18 May 2006
Georgetown University, Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, 30 October 2006
University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, Max Schmidheiny Foundation Freedom Prize (originally awarded 2003, but postponed due to Annan's illness), 18 November 2006
Princeton University, Crystal Tiger Award, 28 November 2006
Uppsala University, receiver of the Uppsala University Linnaeus Medal in gold, 23 May 2007, and doctor honoris causa 26 May 2007
King's College London, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, 28 May 2008
University of Neuchâtel, Honorary Doctorate, 1 November 2008
Glasgow Caledonian University, Doctor of Laws, 18 November 2011

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