I was discriminated against as first #woman PM - Brundtland. Had to persevere for other women, to make it easier for the next ones. #PeaceHi
"We can disagree and still get along" Gro H Brundtland - so true! That's how we can solve problems #PeaceHI
"Know very well that you are going against the tide. Many times we have rested too soon and have been swept back." - Hina Jilani #peacehi
"Misconception of sovereignty is an impediment to peace. Governments/states are not sovereign. People are sovereign." Hina Jilani #peacehi
"Get out there and say that you are going to change the ethos of society!" Desmond Tutu's message to young people #PeaceHI
Over 200 million women want access to contraception but don't have it. This is a crucial issue for the #SDGs – Mary Robinson #EldersOxf
"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
The world has changed and the UN must change with it. We must reform the security council -Kofi Annan #EldersOxf
"One of the basic requirements of being an Elder is that we are political has-beens – we have no political power!" -Jimmy Carter #EldersOxf
Jimmy Carter suggests the problem of #UNSC divisions could be addressed by increasing the influence of the General Assembly. #EldersOxf
Question: how do the Elders speak truth to power, as former leaders themselves? #EldersOxf
The role of the media has changed dramatically, sometimes creating conflict when it's not there - Martti Ahtisaari #EldersOxf
Impacts of sectarianism, especially on women and minorities, has weakened society in #Syria as a whole - Hina Jilani #EldersOxf
What part do the requirements of empire play in conflict and global inequality, poverty, etc? #EldersOxf
Q: You come from varied countries. Can you share something from your homelands – what can we learn from this global conversation? #EldersOxf
"A small group of dedicated students can make an big impact on their society" – Jimmy Carter #EldersOxf
I think students have the power to look at the complex problems of the world and come up with bold solutions - Jimmy Carter #EldersOxf
Over 200 million women want access to contraception but don't have it. This is a crucial issue for the #SDGs – Mary Robinson #EldersOxf
Q from audience on population and its role as a cause of conflict - should this issue be included in the #SDGs? #EldersOxf