On Friday, June 12, 2020: the Kofi Annan Foundation, with the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation, are hosting the third in a series of #KAFDialogues. Join us for a virtual discussion on the threats to democracy and elections in Africa created by the coronavirus pandemic, and how to address them.

Date & Time: Friday, June 12, 16h00 – 17h30 CEST

Panel: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Former President of Liberia, Goodluck Jonathan, Former President of Nigeria; and Elhadj As Sy, Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation Board.

Moderator: Ayisha Osori, Executive Director of the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)

Register via this link: https://bit.ly/3cLMTvy

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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.


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