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Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan in Iceland

Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, will be the main lecturer at the celebratory symposium held at the University of Iceland in Reykjavík to commemorate its 100th anniversary on October 7.

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Kofi Annan. Source: Wikipedia.

The symposium is entitled “Challenges for the 21st Century”, ruv.is reports.

Discussion topics include the great challenges humans are facing at the beginning of a new century, such as climate change, healthcare, sustainability, poverty and overpopulation.

The renowned American linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky recently spoke in the university’s lecture hall.

Click here to read more about his lecture.

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