29 June 2008, Tokyo

Remarks at reception with leaders of the Global Compact Japan Network

[Spoken in Japanese.]

Toshio Arima Kaicho, Takasu Taishi and Minasama konnichiwa.

Tokyo de Kokuren no Global Compact Japan member ni oaidekite koueide gozaimasu.

Imakara Eigode Hanashimasu. [It is indeed an honor to meet in Tokyo with members of the Global Compact Japan. Now I will speak in English.]

This is a great pleasure to meet all of you. In fact, this is the first time for me to come in the public place without a tie. This is a part of my commitment to support the Japanese Government's “cool biz” to conserve energy.

18 May 2006, Tokyo

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Faces Crisis of Compliance, Confidence, says Kofi Annan in address to University of Tokyo

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s address at the University of Tokyo: