Former Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Italian Republic, Emma Bonino has accepted President Chirac’s invitation to become a Jury Member for the Conflict Prevention Prize.
Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye were invited from June 13 to 16, 2011, to lead a training seminar for religious leaders, women, and young Egyptians at the Center for Arab-West dialogue in Cairo.
November 6, 2009, the Prize Jury, presided by Jacques Chirac, distinguished Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye and Dr. Park Jae-Kyu, President of the Kyungnam University and South Korea’s former Minister of Unification.
The Conflict Prevention Prize’s Experts Committee met on Monday, May 16, 2011 to select the candidates to be submitted to the Prize Jury. Out of the twenty files reviewed this year, three were selected for each Prize category:
From May 10 to 13, 2011, over 2,000 delegates from around the world will gather together in Geneva for the Global Platform for Disaster Reduction.
the AFP Foundation and the UNDP Lebanon have created the “Media for Development” program in Lebanon, co-funded by the Fondation Chirac and the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs.
The AFP foundation is launching a journalism workshop in Lebanon. Robert Holloway, president of the AFP foundation, presents the program and explains the challenges facing what is known as ethical journalism.
This is the third year the Fondation Chirac works on its Conflict Prevention Prize, which will be given on November 2011 in Paris.
President Jacques Chirac has been awarded honorary citizenship of the City of Sarajevo by the City Council. Mayor Mr. Alija Behmen presented him with the city’s medal in Paris on February 1, 2011.
Michel Camdessus, Former Director General of the International Monetary Fund and Founding Member of the Fondation Chirac at the Award Ceremony for the Prize for Conflict Prevention, at the musée du quai Branly, Paris, Friday, November 5, 2010.