President of France Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke at the Paris Peace Forum’s plenary session. After the session, the work of the forum will continue in different sections attended by a number of heads of states and non-governmental organisations.
Over the course of the next two days, a total of 120 civil society projects will be presented. Russia will present two projects under the auspices of the Russia-France Trianon Dialogue called Civil Dialogue against Crises and Civil Initiatives Committee University.
The Paris Peace Forum is an independent association, created as a platform for high-level international discussion and to host direct dialogue between officials and civil society representatives on issues of global governance, combating climate change, providing assistance to Africa, managing the cybersphere at an international level, and countering information manipulation.