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    The Kofi Annan Award for Innovation in Africa

    The Federal Chancellery of Austria, WFP Innovation Accelerator, Austrian Development Agency and the Foundation are looking for social entrepreneurs with digital or technology-powered solutions that are helping to improve the health and well-being of people in Africa.

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  • Event

    The Kofi Annan Geneva Peace Address

    On November 4, the Kofi Foundation, the Graduate Institute and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform launched the inaugural Kofi Annan Geneva Peace Address, a high-level lecture on peace, delivered by Nobel Laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

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  • Conference

    How can we protect the digital space for Kenya’s 2022 elections?

    The Foundation and the Centre for Multiparty Democracy (CMD) Kenya are gathering elections experts on November 8 and 9th, to discuss how to protect the digital space ahead of Kenya’s 2022 elections.

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  • Intergenerational Dialogue

    Meet the 2021 Kofi Annan Changemakers!

    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.

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  • RESEARCH

    Urban Youth Building Peace in South & Southeast Asia

    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.

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  • Kofi Annan Commission

    Safeguarding the Legitimacy of Elections

    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.

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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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