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    The Kofi Annan Changemakers

    A group of 12 exceptional young changemakers will embark upon a journey to tackle some of the most pressing challenges that they face in their efforts to secure change.

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  • Annual Report 2021

    Rebuilding Trust – 2021 Annual Report

    The Kofi Annan Foundation worked with even greater determination in 2021 to build the conditions of trust and good governance which allow people, nations, and the global community to thrive.

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    Kofi Time: The Podcast

    Regarded as one of the modern world’s icons of diplomacy, what is Kofi Annan’s legacy today? What can we learn from him, and how can we prepare for tomorrow, based on his vision for a better world?

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    Discover more about how we’re working to build peaceful, democratic and resilient societies with the latest articles, statements, research, and news from across the Foundation.

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    We must talk about peace, even as war rages

    Our urgent call for an end to aggression and violence in Ukraine and for a groundswell of support for peace.

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  • Kofi Annan's Speeches

    20th Anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize

    In 2001, the United Nations and its Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize “for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world.” To mark the 20th anniversary, we have selected 20 of Kofi Annan’s speeches.

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About Us

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

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Our Mission & Values

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    Pillar 1 - Kofi Annan Foundation

    Founded in 2007 by Former Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kofi Annan...

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    Pillar 2 - Kofi Annan Foundation

    the Kofi Annan Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit organisation...

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    Pillar 3 - Kofi Annan Foundation

    our mission is to help build peaceful, democractic and resilient societies.

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    Pillar 4 - Kofi Annan Foundation

    Inclusion, diversity, gender equality, and sustainability are at the heart of everything we do.

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20 Speeches You Need to Know

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