The Chair and founder of the Kofi Annan Foundation shares his vision for a fairer, more peaceful world. We have, for too long, been consuming the resources of the world as if there were no tomorrow. We need to create a world that is equitable, stable, and where the needs of the individual are at the centre of our efforts.
The Foundation provides counsel and participates in diplomatic initiatives to avert or resolve crises.
Through targeted public interventions, the Foundation helps shape public discussion of global issues and threats.
The Foundation brings together leaders in diplomacy, business, politics and civil society to jointly tackle threats and crises.
The Foundation provides its good offices, mediates, or intervenes in crises when it can make a difference.
There can be no long term peace without development.
There can be no long-term development without security.
No society can long remain prosperous without respect for human rights and the rule of law.