News and events
The Sant’Egidio community, which includes Mario Giro, the 2010 Fondation Chirac Prize laureate, presented "Peace Now" at a press conference on February 12, 2014. This appeal calls for the renewal of dialogue between the Columbian government and the guerilla forces in order "to end war once and for all."
The laureate of the 2013 Fondation Chirac Prize for conflict prevention has been made Doctor Honoris Causa by the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) on February 3, 2014
Bineta Diop has been appointed “Special Envoy for Women, Peace and Security of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union”
The President and Founder of Femmes Africa Solidarité, laureate of the Fondation Chirac Special Jury Prize for 2013, was officially nominated during the opening statement at the 22nd Ordinary Session of the Heads of State and Government in Addis Ababa, on 30 January 2014