Message of support

Shalom. Salem. Peace. May we all take this opportunity to recognise the unity behind the schisms that have divided us for so long.
Sarah Bisby
UK
We are all on the same planet, same species all the divisions are man made. There are no invisible lines in the sand. Live now, not in the past, foundations for a future of harmony, peace, love.
Michelle Goff
London, UK
The people of the world long for their leaders to be wise, honest and fair. We do not want 'protection' used as disguise for attack. The Elders have a huge role to play in this. Thank you RB
Helen
Essex
The "How" is the game of life.
Chandrashekar Tamirisa
Rockville, Maryland
Genuine peace should be the primary goal of all nations. Regarding Israel and the Palestinians, the goal should be the same as long as both have security and complete sovereignty.
August Woerner
Westerly, RI
In South Africa we learnt that when you cast aside fear, forgive and move forward with courage: anything is possible!
Corlia Peters
Cape Town
Madiba deixa um legado de luta pela justiça, igualdade e liberdade para o mundo. Foi um pacifista dos mais violentos, mas pelo seu exemplo de vida. Sua luz não se apagará. Viva Madiba!
Lucas Máximo
Brazil
I wish his soul rest in peace. let the world take inspiration from him to carry on in life with his guidance & principles.
minhaj
dubai
Peace can be attain if you & I can live beyond the selfish intention of our nature without skin colour, religion or class segregation not control by desire for world power and protect the environment
Aanu' Rotimi
Nigeria
I respect the culture of the Elders and I wish every Leaders in Africa and beyond will emulate the positive side of Leadership. Thanks
Olumide Idowu
Nigeria
Madiba é fonte eterna de inspiração. Nunca sucumbiu diante dos piores inimigos, e nunca se deixou dominar pelo ódio. Seu legado é o provar o poder do amor. Descanse em paz, Grande Espírito da África!
Pablo Saturnino Braga
Rio de Janeiro
Until we deliver our experience on the success and failures to new generation correctly, we are not able to find correct path to democracy and justice.Youths have commitment and we have dreams.
Subodh Raj Pyakurel
Kathamandu, Nepal
I think this is an absolutely amazing group of individuals that we all should aspire to be like. I highly respect you for the work you are doing to end child marriage!
Chanel
Wisconsin, US
To the Elders thank you. It has been long since we have awaited you. Soon your presence will insight a movement towards an official moral governing body to defend our right to peaceful coexistence.
Ian Paul McKenzie
UISA
Women are the key to building peace. Women's participation and representation is an integral part of any peace process. Women will bring constructive, creative and sustainable solutions to the table.
Ela Bhatt
India
Thanks for all the work that has been done and best wishes for the future. Here's hoping you can get everyone back to their roots and back to the ground. Free the soil, free the people.
Syvan
Glesga
We are one humanity upon this planet and sharing in unconditional love and peace unites us all.
Harold W Becker
USA
The U.S. should not wait two years. It should recognize Palestine de facto NOW.
Morton Nadler
Blacksburg VA USA
Dear Elders We still remember Nelson Mandela African son who never preserve life for himself. God bless you all. RIP Nelson Mandela. North America Academy Co- Founder. Alex Marie Secondaire OP. M
Alexis Marie Secondaire, North America Academy
United States
Seems obvious that Israel has given much and gained little. Has Hamas renounced its desire to destroy Israel? The international community needs to hold both sides accountable, not just Israel.
Micky Brady
Minnesota
Peace is truly a working effort, while war and hatred seem to come easily. Our job is to show our children that peace is worth our greatest effort.
Cynthia Gore
Franklin, TN
R.I.P. Madiba
Eliane Lemos
Brazil
You elders are showing us how to build a better world community. Please keep working as a force for compassionate listening and taking a stand for what's right. Thank you.
Tom Gibbons
Tucson, AZ USA
No one else in our lifetime has made such a lasting mark on our minds and attitudes, all across the world, as Nelson Mandela.
Gro Harlem Brundtland
Norway
Thank you to the peacemakers of our global village. In the presence of peace is the absence if war.
Jesmine Rose
Turks and Caicos
Borders are for administrative purposes only. Each granule of sand is the property entrusted to humanity. Humane Society across the border shall break the barrier.
Jayaraman Rajah Iyer
Kodaikanal, India
All my hopes are with the young people of Gaza. That they will continue believing in their future as the world doesn't make it easy on them.
Wendy Oorthuis
The Netherlands
may men forget their indifferences and come under one massive big umbrella of our supreme personality of god head SRI KRISHNA BHAGAWAN , men must learn to surrender at HIS lotus feet. HE is the one
ramdootdas
uk
Thanks for being open and sharing what you are doing. It means a lot to global citizens to see leaders taking a public stand and involving us in their work.
Jason Mogus
Vancouver, BC
The only way to eliminate your enemy is to make them friends.
Donny Putranto
Jakarta, Indonesia