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    In honour of Kofi Annan

    Oxford Peace Talks in honour of Kofi Annan

    The 2019 Oxford Peace Talks, organised under the theme ‘Africa Leading for Peace,’ will be held in honour of Kofi Annan. 

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    Kofi Annan's 81st Birthday

    Remembering Kofi Annan on his Birthday

    On our founding chairman’s birthday, the Kofi Annan Foundation remembers a great statesman, a committed internationalist and a compassionate human being.

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    Electoral Reform Roundtable

    Deepening Democracy in Malaysia – A Roadmap

    The Kofi Annan Foundation is pleased to share its new report, highlighting outcomes and recommendations from its 2018 Electoral Reform Roundtable in Malaysia.

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    Kofi Annan Commission

    Democracy and the Internet: Is the honeymoon over?

    Professor Nathaniel Persily identifies digital trends and their potential to undermine democracy. As a member of the Kofi Annan Commission, he has produced a framing paper for its work.

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    Video message

    Realising Kofi Annan’s Vision

    A Message from Alan Doss, President of the Kofi Annan Foundation

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  2. A Birthday Message
  3. Deepening Democracy
  4. Supporting Democracy and Elections
  5. Future of the Foundation
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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:

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The Kofi Annan Commission

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