Conflict Prevention in 2015

In 2015, the Fondation Chirac will award its 7th Prize for Conflict Prevention and Prize Culture for Peace. This is a timely reminder to take a look at world security in terms of the number of conflicts.

A decade of action plans to demobilise child soldiers

The Bureau of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict stated on Tuesday April 22, 2014 that it has been 10 years since the first action plan was established to prevent and end grave violations and abuses committed against children.

Thanks to the Fondation Chirac, they continue working for peace…

In 1994, Marguerite Barankiste, known as Maggy, created the Maison Shalom, in the Ruyigi region of Burundi, which shelters child victims of the surrounding conflicts. Her work as its founder and director was rewarded on November 2011 with the Fondation Chirac Prize for Conflict Prevention. The accompanying endowment has allowed her to develop several projects.