President Kagame this Sunday joins over 70 world leaders in Paris, France for the Peace Forum initiated by French President Emmanuel Macron. The forum aims to revive collective governance, international cooperation, norms, and institutions at a time when global challenges have never been so pressing.
Conceived as an annual gathering of all actors of global governance, from states and international organizations to civil society, the Forum features projects and initiatives meant to improve global governance in five key domains: peace and security, environment, development, new technologies, and inclusive economy.
In its first edition, the Forum is set to be inaugurated by dozens of Heads of State and Government invited to commemorate the fragile peace that followed World War I. The Forum takes place following the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that marked the end of World War I.
The Forum is also attended by Germany Federal Chancellor, Dr. Angela Merkel, United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, and other Heads of State/Government and International Organisations representing the different corners of the globe.