News and events
On Monday, May 27, 2013, the second meeting of the Expert Committee was held in preparation of the fifth edition of the Fondation Chirac Prize for Conflict Prevention.
President Jacques Chirac agreed to answer questions about the 2006 creation of UNITAID, a program to increase funding for global health programs. UNITAID's main source of income is the tax on air tickets championed by President Jacques Chirac. UNITAID is chaired by Philippe Douste-Blazy, Under-Secretary General of the United Nations and Special Adviser on Innovative Financing for Development.
The Fondation Chirac sponsors a conference on May 30, in partnership with the Parliamentary Group on International Solidarity Levy and the Association of Citizens for International Solidarity Taxes - ACIST.