Our Initiatives

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation focusses on defining, assessing and ultimately enhancing governance and leadership in Africa through four key initiatives.

Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG)

The Ibrahim Index of African Governance provides an annual statistical assessment of the quality of governance in every African country.

Ibrahim Governance Weekend

The Ibrahim Governance Weekend is the flagship event of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, held every year in a different African country. It includes the Ibrahim Forum, a high-level discussion forum tackling issues of critical importance to Africa.

Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership

The Ibrahim Prize celebrates excellence in African leadership. It is awarded to a former Executive Head of State or Government by an independent Prize Committee.

Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships

The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships form a selective programme designed to mentor future African leaders.