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    Malnutrition in Africa

    Data can help to end malnutrition across Africa

    Progress in the fight against hunger is patchy. New tools must target action to those who are most vulnerable, says Kofi Annan.

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    New Technologies and Democracy

    Kofi Annan announces initiative on tech threats to democracy

    The Kofi Annan Foundation intends to convene leaders from the worlds of business, technology, and governance, Kofi Annan announced at the Munich Security Conference.

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    Challenging the Conventional

    Can Post-Violence Reconciliation Succeed?

    Read Kofi Annan’s remarks at the opening of this high-level symposium in Bogota, Colombia

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    Extremely Together Wins Award

    Extremely Together Initiative Wins Digital Campaign Award

    The Foundation is pleased to announce that the Extremely Together campaign has won the ‘Associations and NGOs’ category of the 2017 Digital Communication Awards

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    Mediation and Crisis Resolution

    Advisory Commission on Rakhine State: Final Report

    Towards a Peaceful, Fair and Prosperous Future for the People of Rakhine

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  1. Combatting Hunger
  2. Electoral Integrity Initiative
  3. Building Lasting Peace
  4. Extremely Together Wins Award
  5. Rakhine Commission

Mobilising Political Will

Curious about what we do and how we do it? This short animation explains the Kofi Annan Foundation’s mission to mobilise political will to overcome threats to peace, development and human rights.

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Our Mission

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    The knowledge needed to solve many of the world´s pressing problems already exists.

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    What holds us back is lack of leadership and political will to bring about change.

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    We mobilise political will to overcome threats to peace, development and human rights...

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    ...by convening and engaging leaders across the world. These are our projects:

Building lasting peace

Combatting hunger

Changing drug policy

Promoting youth leadership

Mediation and crisis resolution

Supporting democracy and elections with integrity

Extremely Together - The Guide

Countering violent extremism

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