18 July 2020, a day to remember Mandela

On 18 July each year, the United Nations invites us to mark Nelson Mandela International Day by taking positive action in our communities.

Everyone has the ability and responsibility to change the world for the better! Mandela Day is an opportunity for everyone to take action and be a change maker. For the Brazzaville Foundation it is an opportunity to be inspired in terms of mediation:

 

“If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner’’.

Nelson Mandela

 

To celebrate this day, we invite you to discover the documentary Plot for Peace. It unveils the story of the "conspiracy" that led to the release of Nelson Mandela. For the first time, heads of state, generals, diplomats, master spies and anti-apartheid fighters reveal how African countries on the "front line" contributed to the end of apartheid. A mysterious French businessman was at the heart of the negotiations that brought peace to southern Africa and paved the way for the new South Africa. His code name: "Monsieur Jacques".

In agreement with the film's producer, we are offering you free access to the screening of the documentary film.

 

Exchange of views between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister …

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On 7 April 2021, the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for the Middle East and African countries, Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Mikhail Bogdanov received Jean-Yves Ollivier, President of the Brazzaville Foundation.

08-04-2021

Counterfeit COVID-2019 vaccines serving an international c…

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The link between medicinal products and organised crime is no longer to be proven. Falsified medicines, introduced on the market in the same way as drugs, weapons and trafficking in human beings, contribute to the financing of terrorism.

08-03-2021

Jean-Yves Ollivier, awarded the grade of Officer of the Na…

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On 27 January in Niamey, H.E. Mahamadou Issoufou, President of the Republic of Niger honoured Mr. Jean-Yves Ollivier, international mediator and Founding Chairman of the Brazzaville Foundation, by awarding him the grade of Officer of the National Order of Niger.

29-01-2021

The Lomé Initiative: assessment and progress one year afte…

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On January 22 2021, H.E. Faure Gnassingbé, President of the Togolese Republic received in audience Mr. Richard Amalvy, Chief Executive of the Brazzaville Foundation who came to present the results and prospects of the Lomé Initiative one year after its launch.

26-01-2021

The work of Kabiné Komara, in charge of the Observation Mi…

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Kabiné Komara, former Prime Minister of Guinea and member of the Brazzaville Foundation's Advisory Board, led the Election Observation Mission to Burkina Faso on November 22, 2020.

27-12-2020

MEDICRIME Convention: towards the cohesion of the Lomé Ini…

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On the 2nd of December, the Minister of Health of the Republic of Togo, Professor M. Mijiyawa, and the Chief Executive of the Brazzaville Foundation, Richard Amalvy, participated in the 3rd plenary meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the MEDICRIME Convention.

04-12-2020

An exemplary governance for the Blue Fund for the Congo Ba…

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The 4th meeting of the Steering Committee of the prefiguration study of the Blue Fund for the Congo Basin was held on 1 and 2 December, organised by the Congo Basin Climate Commission and coordinated by the Minister of Tourism and Environment of the Republic of Congo Mrs Arlette Soudan-Nonault. ...

03-12-2020

The Brazzaville Foundation becomes a full member of CoNGO

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The Foundation joins the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO) in order to participate in the debates and decision-making of the United Nations.

01-12-2020

The Foundation launches its five-year report

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On the occasion of its 5th anniversary, the Brazzaville Foundation launches its first report entitled "Partnering with Africa" to look back on its actions and project its future ambitions.

24-11-2020

Dr. Aminata Touré joins the Advisory Board

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Dr. Aminata Touré joins the Advisory Board of the Brazzaville Foundation. Former Prime Minister of Senegal from 2013 to 2014, she was recently President of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council of Senegal.

22-11-2020

Three new Trustees strengthen the Foundation’s governance

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At the Board of Trustees meeting on 15 September, HRH Prince Michael of Kent and Mr. Jean-Yves Ollivier, Founding Chairman, welcomed Mrs. Martine Chayriguès (France), M. Tim Perry (United Kingdom) and M. Kishore Sakhrani (Canada) as the new trustees of the Brazzaville Foundation.

28-09-2020

21 September: International Day of Peace

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The United Nations invites people to celebrate peace every 21 September. Today, the organisation is also celebrating its 75th anniversary in New York, on the occasion of the opening of its General Assembly under the theme: "Shaping Peace Together". ...

21-09-2020