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    Extremely Together

    A call for action following New Zealand terror attacks

    The ten young leaders of Extremely Together have released a joint statement following the terror attacks in New Zealand

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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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    Geneva Engage Awards

    A Prize for Sharing Kofi’s Vision!

    The Kofi Annan Foundation has been recognised by the Geneva Engage Awards for its social media performance in 2018! The award was accepted by Member of the Board Nane Annan.

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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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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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