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  • Peace Day

    International Day of Peace

    In his Nobel Peace Prize lecture, Kofi Annan called for peace to be made real and tangible. Speeches and resolutions were not enough – he wanted people to act for peace.

    This International Day of Peace, we call on everyone to remember his words and act for peace everywhere, for everyone.

  • Announcement

    Meet the Kofi Annan Changemakers 2023!

    A group of 12 exceptional young changemakers embark upon an intergenerational dialogue with international leaders to tackle some of the most pressing challenges they face in their efforts to secure change.

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  • Women & Youth in Democracy

    Introducing the members of WYDE Youth Accountability Hubs!

    Discover the 20 young leaders chosen to work together to develop innovative solutions to bring more accountability to democratic governance.

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  • Annual Report 2022

    Working our way to peace – Annual Report 2022

    The Kofi Annan Foundation worked with even greater determination in 2022 to create democratic, resilient societies and work our way back to peace.

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  • Foundation News

    Our Latest News & Articles

    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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About the Kofi Annan Foundation

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    Pillar 1 - Kofi Annan Foundation

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

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    Pillar 2 - Kofi Annan Foundation

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

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    Pillar 3 - Kofi Annan Foundation

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

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    Pillar 4 - Kofi Annan Foundation

    We were founded in 2007 by Former Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, the late Kofi Annan.

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