Over 200 million women want access to contraception but don't have it. This is a crucial issue for the #SDGs – Mary Robinson #EldersOxf
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#Carter : it worries me that the ethnic origins of current prisoners in US reflect our socio-economic inequalities #EldersOxf
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Inspiring mentors crucial MT @TheElders:"A small group of dedicated students can make a big impact on their society"-JimmyCarter #EldersOxf
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"People don't tell leaders what they need to hear. In the Great Lakes, where I'm working now, leaders are too exalted" M Robinson #EldersOxf
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The world has changed and the UN must change with it. We must reform the security council -Kofi Annan #EldersOxf
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"One of the basic requirements of being an Elder is that we are political has-beens – we have no political power!" -Jimmy Carter #EldersOxf
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Jimmy Carter suggests the problem of #UNSC divisions could be addressed by increasing the influence of the General Assembly. #EldersOxf
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Question: how do the Elders speak truth to power, as former leaders themselves? #EldersOxf
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The role of the media has changed dramatically, sometimes creating conflict when it's not there - Martti Ahtisaari #EldersOxf
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Impacts of sectarianism, especially on women and minorities, has weakened society in #Syria as a whole - Hina Jilani #EldersOxf
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What part do the requirements of empire play in conflict and global inequality, poverty, etc? #EldersOxf
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#EldersOxf is there a role for young people in The Elders?
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Q: You come from varied countries. Can you share something from your homelands – what can we learn from this global conversation? #EldersOxf
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"A small group of dedicated students can make an big impact on their society" – Jimmy Carter #EldersOxf
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I think students have the power to look at the complex problems of the world and come up with bold solutions - Jimmy Carter #EldersOxf
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Question from Burmese woman to Elders: how can you make sure women are involved in the peace process? #EldersOxf #Myanmar
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Over 200 million women want access to contraception but don't have it. This is a crucial issue for the #SDGs – Mary Robinson #EldersOxf
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Q from audience on population and its role as a cause of conflict - should this issue be included in the #SDGs? #EldersOxf
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I understand the importance of talking about issues but what are the action plans each of us should do as of tonight? #EldersOxf
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Use your voice and influence to push climate change higher up the political agenda - Kofi Annan #EldersOxf
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As Great Lakes envoy I raised the importance of women being at the table, at the local level, resolving conflict - Mary Robinson #EldersOxf
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'World order needed based on equality and freedom' great point but who decides these values and how do we measure them? #EldersOxf
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We see impact of changing times, but there are unchanging values in each religion: peace, understanding, compassion –Jimmy Carter #EldersOxf
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You can't solve the Syria crisis without a core group including the P5 and regional powers working to end the conflict #EldersOxf
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Cultural understanding does not mean condoning practices that are harmful – Hina Jilani #EldersOxf
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Q on cultural understanding: what is the role of mass media in promoting understanding – or in reinforcing prejudices? #EldersOxf
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Q: How can we recognise our own cultural values and biases in order to have a more open, constructive dialogue with the 'other'? #EldersOxf
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