Denis Mukwege, 2013 laureate of the Fondation Chirac Prize for Conflict Prevention, has been once again recognized for his work with female victims of rape and sexual violence in armed conflicts.
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The Jury for the Prize for Conflict Prevention decided to reward Femmes Africa Solidarité for its work in advancing women in conflict prevention.
The Jury for the Fondation Chirac Prize has rewarded the efforts of this Congolese physician to help female victims of rape in armed conflicts.
For its fourth edition on November 22, 2012, at the Quai Branly Museum, the Fondation Chirac Prize honored Father Francisco de Roux, for his action in favor of democracy and development in Colombia, and Radhika Coomaraswamy for her action in favor of the protection of children in armed conflict
The Fondation Chirac Prize seeks to reward the efforts of the men and women who work to prevent conflicts, often at the risk of their lives. Father Francisco de Roux, a Colombian Jesuit priest, is one of the figures to...
For its third edition on November 24, 2011, at the Quai Branly Museum, the Fondation Chirac Prize honored Louise Arbour, former Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunals (ICT) for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda for her efforts in rendering international justice effective and visible, and Marguerite Barankitse for her work in Burundi.
Through its programs, the Fondation Chirac furthers the humanist principles that have always guided President Jacques Chirac's foreign policy choices: respect for the Law, pursuit of Peace, sustainable Development, Solidarity with the weakest amidst globalization, Cultural Diversity, access for all to basic Human Rights.
Catherine Joubert, General Director of the Fondation Chirac, and Pierre Catalan, program officer for Conflict Prevention and the Fight against Falsified Medicines met with several officials in Brussels on Wednesday 22 and Thursday, June 23.
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 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: