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  • Elections & Democracy

    Restoring the shine of the City on the Hill: An urgent global priority

    Following the riots on the Capitol building last week, Sébastien Brack, Head of Elections & Democracy at the Kofi Annan Foundation, explores what it will take to restore the shine of the City on the Hill.

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  • Extremely Together

    Youth leadership must no longer be ignored!

    Excluding youth from decision-making and peace efforts is detrimental to society – find out why in the new position paper from Extremely Together.


  • Democracy & electoral integrity

    Eliminating violence against women in politics

    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.

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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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  • Extremely Together

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

Electoral Integrity

The Kofi Annan Commission

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