The Chair of our Board wrote an op-ed in Jeune Afrique on the recent toppling of the government in Guinea and the importance of adhering to democratic norms.
A group of 12 exceptional young changemakers will embark upon a 6-month intergenerational dialogue with international leaders to discuss ways to tackle some of the most pressing challenges that they face in their efforts to secure change.
Our latest research aims to uncover how and why urban youth may be vulnerable to recruitment by violent extremist organisations and identify and explore potential entry points to engage young people in preventing violent extremism.
Has COVID-19 played a role in democracy’s retreat in West Africa? Why does democracy’s backsliding matter? A panel of experts discuss these questions and more in our latest #KAFDialogues webinar. Photo:michal812/Shutterstock.com
2020 was a year like no other. In most countries, the social fabric, although frayed by decades of growing inequalities, withstood the pressure of the pandemic. So, we have chosen to focus our 2020 Annual Report on humanity’s extraordinary resilience.
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.
We need Kofi Annan’s vision for our world now more than ever, and by donating to support the work programmes at the Kofi Annan Foundation, you can help us make that vision a reality.
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.
The knowledge needed to solve many of the world´s pressing problems already exists.
What holds us back is lack of leadership and political will to bring about change.
We mobilise political will to overcome threats to peace, development and human rights...
...by convening and engaging leaders across the world. These are our projects:
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