On Friday, May 22, 2020, the Kofi Annan Foundation, with support from the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs is hosting the first in a series of #KAFDialogues. Join the virtual discussion on the threats to democracy and elections created by the coronavirus pandemic, and how to address them.

Register via this link: https://bit.ly/2Tp8LpU

Date & Time: Friday, May 22, 16h00 – 17h30 CEST
Moderator: Ghassan Salamé, Former UN Special Envoy for Libya
Panel: Goodluck Jonathan, Former President of Nigeria; Doris Leuthard, Former President of Switzerland; and Elhadj As Sy, Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation Board.

Could Democracy Become the Silent Victim of COVID-19? 1

Kofi Annan was a lifelong advocate for the right of every citizen to have a say in how they are governed, and by whom. He was adamant that democratic governance and citizen empowerment were integral elements to achieving sustainable development, security and lasting peace, and this principle guides much of the work of the Foundation, most notably the Electoral Integrity Initiative.

Content Credit: Kofi Annan Foundation


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