The 2011 Prize Ceremony: videos, photos, and speeches

A highlight of the Fondation's year, the ceremony for the Prize for Conflict Prevention took place on Thursday, November 24, 2011 at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris. In the presence of Jacques Chirac, the former United Nations Secretary-General and 2011 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Kofi Annan, awarded the Special Jury Prize to Louise Arbour. Marguerite Barankitse received the Fondation Chirac Prize.

The Committee of Experts

The Committee of Experts identifies potential conflict zones. After compiling all the various peace efforts, the committee submits to the Prize Jury a list of individuals or institutions who have contributed to creating dialogue between opposition.

Board from 2009 to 2011

To fulfill its missions, the Fondation Chirac wished to provide itself with a board of directors capable of taking the initiative and providing effective and rigorous management of the resources implemented in its programs.

Experts Committee 2010

The Committee of Experts identifies potential conflict zones. After compiling all the various peace efforts, the committee submits to the Prize Jury a list of individuals or institutions who have contributed to creating dialogue between opposition.

The Jury and the Experts Committee (2009)

The Fondation Chirac brings together an International Jury and a Experts Committee to select Prize recipients. The Committee of Experts identifies potential conflict zones. After compiling all the various peace efforts, the committee submits to the Prize Jury a list of individuals or institutions who have contributed to creating dialogue between opposition.

Board

The Board of Directors appoints a Board from among its members including the President, one or two vice-presidents, a treasurer and secretary. The Board is elected for a renewable term of two years. The Board instructs all matters brought before the Board of Directors and implements their decisions.