Inspired by the legacy of our founder, Nelson Mandela, The Elders are marking Mandela Day 2014 with the launch of a new video series on ethical leadership.
Kofi Annan: new government offers hope of Palestinian unity
Jimmy Carter: elections should serve Palestinians’ aspirations for freedom
The Elders welcome the Palestinian unity government sworn in on Monday.
Kofi Annan: Russia, US and EU should make common cause to defuse the Ukraine crisis
The Elders call for a peaceful resolution through dialogue.
"Any lasting peace with Israel will have to be predicated on a peace agreement with a unified and democratic Palestinian government exercising its authority in both the West Bank and Gaza.” Kofi Annan
The Elders welcome yesterday's reconciliation agreement between Fatah and Hamas and call for its swift implementation.
“Europe must not lose sight of the tragedy unfolding in the Central African Republic” – Kofi Annan
The Elders call on European leaders to fulfil their pledge to help protect civilians and halt violent clashes in the CAR.
“The use of force and any further loss of life should be avoided at all costs.” Kofi Annan
The Elders express deep concern at the crisis in Ukraine and urge all parties to resolve their differences peacefully.