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    Extremely Together

    Young people coming together against violent extremism

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    Supporting democracy and elections with integrity

    The Electoral Integrity Initiative

    How the Kofi Annan Foundation strengthens the integrity and legitimacy of electoral processes and helps avoid election-related violence.

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    Combatting hunger

    The African Food Systems Initiative

    Empowering African farmers.

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    Opinion Piece

    The Case for Citizen leadership

    In his latest article, Kofi Annan analyses the world’s major fault-line and calls on citizens to counter them on three fronts. The article was published in January 2016 in newspapers across the world.

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  1. Extremely Together
  2. Electoral Integrity Initiative
  3. Combatting hunger
  4. Opinion Piece

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

Young people coming together against violent extremism

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