Introduction to The Elders
"With their experience, and their profound commitment to building a better world – let us call them global Elders." Nelson Mandela
In July 2007, Nelson Mandela brought together The Elders, independent leaders using their collective experience and influence for peace, justice and human rights worldwide. This video celebrates five years of their work to promote equality for women and girls, amplify the voices of young people, highlight humanitarian crises and support peace-building initiatives around the world.