The Gorbachev Foundation

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The Gorbachev Foundation
The Gorbachev Foundation Building.jpg
The Gorbachev Foundation Building at Leningradsky Prospekt.
Abbreviation GF
Motto Toward a New Civilization
Formation December 1991
Type NPO
Legal status foundation
Headquarters Northwestern University
Coordinates 55°47′48″N 37°32′19″E / 55.79667°N 37.53861°E / 55.79667; 37.53861
President
Mikhail Gorbachev

The Gorbachev Foundation (Russian: Горбачёв-Фонд) is a non-profit organization headquartered in San Francisco, California, founded by the former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in December 1991 and began its work since January 1992. The foundation is active in researching the Perestroika era, current issues of Russian history and politics. It is financed by Mikhail Gorbachev and donations by people and companies.

Foundation projects[edit]

  • The Raisa Maximovna Club (launched in 1997)
  • World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates
  • Green Cross International
  • The Global World of the XXI Century: Challenges and Responses
  • The University of Calgary – the Gorbachev Foundation (1993–2003)
  • Documentary History of Perestroika
  • Mikhail Gorbachev After the Kremlin: a Record of Events and Socio-Political Activities
  • Expertise Round Table
  • The Gorbachev Readings
  • The Public Affairs Center

Foundation structure[edit]

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