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Martti Oiva Kalevi Ahtisaari (born 23 June 1937) is a former President of Finland (1994 - 2000),
2008 Nobel Peace Prize winner and United Nations diplomat and mediator, noted for his international peace work.
Ahtisaari was a UN Special Envoy at the Kosovo status process negotiations,
aimed at resolving a long-running dispute in Kosovo,
which declared its independence from Serbia in 2008.
In October 2008 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize "for his important efforts, on several continents and over more than three decades,
to resolve international conflicts".
updated Fri. May 20, 2022
April 12, 2018
You can find the same in Martti Ahtisaari's plan, a document that underpinned the so-called constitution of “independent” Kosovo. If implemented, this plan would push forward the proposals rejected by Serbia and the UN Security Council in 2007 and would give the Kosovo Albanians full control over theÃÂ ...
April 4, 2018
Talvitie quoted the founder of the CMI, former Finnish president Martti Ahtisaari as saying "We want to help those who want to help themselves". Talvitie noted that in "frozen conflicts" it is important that there are some local channels open, such as trade. "The situation is much more difficult if all contactsÃÂ ...
April 4, 2018
Nghipandua attended Martti Ahtisaari Primary School in the capital, West Side High School in Swakopmund and when she moved back to the capital, Grade 12 at Jan Mohr Secondary School. She obtained a B-Juris (Law) degree from the University of Namibia and she is currently pursuing her LLBÃÂ ...
Look To The Stars
March 2, 2018
On their first official visit to the Kingdom as Elders, Kofi Annan, Martti Ahtisaari, Lakhdar Brahimi and Ernesto Zedillo held talks in Riyadh with HRH King Salman bin Abdulaziz that focused on the broad geopolitical and security environment in the Middle East and the “Vision 2030” domestic reform agenda.
Asharq Al-awsat English
February 28, 2018
The Elders' delegation included: former President of Finland Martti Ahtisaari, former President of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Algeria Lakhdar Brahimi and Chief Executive Officer of the Elders Group David Nussbaum. In other news, and on behalf of King Salman, Prince ofÃÂ ...
February 26, 2018
Four schools in the Khomas region, namely Augeikhas Primary School, Groot Aub Primary School, Martti Ahtisaari Primary School and Tobias Hainyeko Primary School will be supported in their efforts to abolish the double session system. Meanwhile, two schools in the Kavango West region, being theÃÂ ...
February 23, 2018
Four schools in Khomas region, namely; Augeikhas Primary School, Groot Aub Primary School, Martti Ahtisaari Primary School and Tobias Hainyeko Primary School will be supported in their efforts of abolishing the platoon (double session) system. While two schools in Kavango West Region, NcaguÃÂ ...
Mail & Guardian
February 13, 2018
The committee that awards the Ibrahim Prize— which includes former South African and Mozambican first lady Graca Machel, and Nobel peace prize winners Mohamed ElBaradei and Martti Ahtisaari— tacitly acknowledged Sirleaf's flaws. “Such a journey cannot be without some shortcomings,” they said inÃÂ ...
February 13, 2018
But ultimately, the EU betrayed (Martti) Ahtisaari because it had no unity to support his proposal, and it betrayed Kosovo as well and remained neutral in relation to its status. The EU does not treat Kosovo like other countries in the region, but at the same time it does not help Serbia, to which it leaves theÃÂ ...
The New Arab
February 12, 2018
Former Finnish president Martti Ahtisaari has said that in 2012 Russia proposed that Assad could cede power as part of a peace deal. Ahtisaari said that the plan was ignored by the US, Britain and France because they were certain the autocrat would fall at that time when rebels seemed to be winning theÃÂ ...
European Council on Foreign Relations
February 9, 2018
In order to pave the way to independent governance, a Planning Team had prepared, in close consultation with Kosovo's caretaker government, a draft constitution and a raft of laws, as required by the Comprehensive Settlement Plan (CSP) of Martti Ahtisaari, the former president of Finland. Our mandateÃÂ ...
November 2, 2017
Spain should permit Catalonia's former political leaders to return freely home and participate in the upcoming elections, due on 21 December, former president of Finland, international peace mediator and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize Martti Ahtisaari has advised. "Now there will be an election, and all ofÃÂ ...
September 6, 2017
Growing isolationism in the US has left Europe a responsibility to assume a greater role on the world stage, former Finnish president and international peace broker Martti Ahtisaari has said. Delivering the annual Iveagh House lecture at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Mr Ahtisaari criticised the responseÃÂ ...
December 16, 2016
Martti Ahtisaari is the former President of Finland and an internationally recognized mediator and peacebuilder. In 2008 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his lead role in bringing independence to Namibia, Serbia's withdrawal from Kosovo, the decommissioning of weapons in Northern Ireland andÃÂ ...
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