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As in previous years, the 2017 Ahimsa Forum surpassed all our expectations. But how do we measure the success of international development events like this year’s Forum? Simply by standing back and taking stock of what we’ve managed to [...]
The concept of ‘Ahimsa’ is at the heart of Ahimsa Fund founder Jean-François de Lavison’s personal philosophy, as well as directing the organisation’s central mission - making affordable healthcare accessible to all. Founded in 2012, the Fund has found [...]
We had the great pleasure and honor to welcome Michael Moller, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, to the Ahimsa Forum, last June at Les Pensières. Please find below his introduction speech and his brilliant vision of the [...]
Ahimsa Fund takes a holistic approach to global health, creating projects that involve both local populations and economic stakeholders.
Today’s globalised world constantly puts us in opposition with one another, highlighting our differences instead of what brings us together. Confrontation has replaced collaboration, while religion, ethnicity, and culture are used to justify hostility, conflict and war. Here at [...]
"Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms, without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status." Article 2 of the Universal [...]
The 13th edition of Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition – DIHAD – 2016 took place from the 21 – 23 March 2016 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre Vision The overall aim of DIHAD is [...]
The second Ahimsa RoundTable took place last June 2015 in Cape Town. We had the privilege and the honour to host Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi, Minister of Health of South Africa and Archbishop Makgoba. Here is a summary of their contributions by Renier Koegelenberg, Executive [...]
...or affectionately known as Raj. Thanks to Zeina's introduction I had the pleasure to spend a fantastic dinner with her, Raj and Sonam during my last trip to Nepal. We will not forget you my friend. Jean-François de Lavison "Raj [...]