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.
In an appeal to the city of Alep, on June 18, 2014, Andrea Riccardi called for humanitarian corridors to help evacuate civilians, notably Christians. These corridors would also help dispatch humanitarian aid to a city in dire need; a city...
In a press release dated April 30, 2014, the Community commends the commitment to respecting the treaty signed on February 24, 2014 between the Senegalese government and the Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance.
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.
International Crisis Group launched an interactive map of conflicts around the world and updated each month.
From March 18 to 22, the Sant’Egidio Community brought together the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA), the High Council for the Unity of Azawad (HCUA), and the Arab movement of Azawad (MMA) to prepare for negotiations with Malian authorities.
Every year, the World Bank celebrates Women's Day with its personnel by choosing a female role model and presenting her career and experiences.
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."
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.
The organization represented by Mario Giro, the 2010 laureate of the Prize for Conflict Prevention, has just sent a delegation to Addis Ababa