Has COVID-19 played a role in democracy’s retreat in West Africa? Why does democracy’s backsliding matter? Join us May 19, 2021, as our experts discuss these questions and more in the next #KAFDialogues. Photo:michal812/Shutterstock.com
2020 was a year like no other. In most countries, the social fabric, although frayed by decades of growing inequalities, withstood the pressure of the pandemic. So, we have chosen to focus our 2020 Annual Report on humanity’s extraordinary resilience.
With the generous support of the United Nations Democracy Fund, we will build on the findings of the Kofi Annan Commission and work with partners to contribute to a safe digital environment in the electoral process in Kenya’s 2022 election.
Discover our new policy paper about eliminating violence against women in politics, which highlights the barriers women face in their attempts to access political spaces, as well as the challenges they encounter if elected to public office.
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.
We need Kofi Annan’s vision for our world now more than ever, and by donating to support the work programmes at the Kofi Annan Foundation, you can help us make that vision a reality.
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.
The knowledge needed to solve many of the world´s pressing problems already exists.
What holds us back is lack of leadership and political will to bring about change.
We mobilise political will to overcome threats to peace, development and human rights...
...by convening and engaging leaders across the world. These are our projects:
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