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  • Electoral integrity

    Appeal for peaceful elections in Côte d’Ivoire

    Before 31 October 2020, the date set for the presidential elections in Côte d’Ivoire, the Kofi Annan Foundation alongside global leaders have published an Appeal for peaceful elections in the country.

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    Ivan Pictet joins the Board of the Foundation

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Ivan Pictet, banker and philanthropist, to the Board of the Kofi Annan Foundation.

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  • Electoral Integrity

    Democracy must not become the silent victim of COVID-19

    The Kofi Annan Foundation alongside 28 global leaders have published an open letter calling governments and civil society to act to ensure democracy does not become the silent victim of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Kofi Annan Commission

    Safeguarding the Legitimacy of Elections

    Kofi Annan Commission on Elections and Democracy in the Digital Age puts forward urgent recommendations to governments and internet platforms to safeguard the legitimacy of elections.

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  • Promoting Youth Leadership

    Preventing Violent Extremism in Somalia and Uganda

    Thanks to our Young Leaders, Extremely Together is scaling up its youth-led activities to prevent violent extremism in Somalia and Uganda.

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  4. Urgent Recommendations
  5. Preventing Violent Extremism
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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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    Pillar 1 - Kofi Annan Foundation

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

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    Pillar 2 - Kofi Annan Foundation

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

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    Pillar 3 - Kofi Annan Foundation

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

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    Pillar 4 - Kofi Annan Foundation

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

Electoral Integrity

The Kofi Annan Commission

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