Event Recording / Global 23 September 2022 First Kofi Annan Lecture Series Event Features Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados On September 23rd, IPI, Kofi Annan Foundation, Open Society Foundations, and International Crisis Group co-hosted the inaugural event in the Kofi Annan Lecture Series featuring H.E. Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados. Share Facebook Twitter Email Linkedin Whatsapp Save Print During the first Kofi Annan Lecture, Prime Minister Mottley gave a speech honouring Kofi Annan’s legacy and examined some of the greatest challenges facing leaders today, including the pandemic, the climate and energy crisis, and a growing deficit of trust. H.E. Mia Mottley called for social and economic inclusion, debt relief instruments, and a new “truly inclusive” international system. The “Kofi Annan Lecture Series” is an annual event in New York co-organized by IPI, International Crisis Group and Open Society Foundations in September every year starting in 2022. The lectures focus on issues that Secretary-General Annan prioritized, such as peacemaking, peacebuilding, and strengthening the international system. Find here Mia Mottley's speech. Loading Video Related Tags More for you Op-Ed / Global Kofi Annan’s Lessons in Global Leadership Q&A / Global A New Court to Prosecute Russia’s Illegal War?