According to Wikipedia Kofi Atta Annan (born April 8, 1938) is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1, 1997 to January 1, 2007, serving two five-year terms. He was the co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001.
At the World Business Forum he was the last speaker of the event and talked about the bright and the dark sides of our global village and the five rules of international diplomacy and what we can learn from them. The attached podcast includes the entire speech (click the load-button below), the Q&A session you can listen here.
A very elegant and considerable man.