"What can I do as an ordinary citizen, as a person of goodwill, to help support peace in the Middle East?"
Mary Robinson, Jimmy Carter and Lakhdar Brahimi answer your questions.
Lakhdar Brahimi and Mary Robinson write for The Huffington Post following the Elders' recent visit to Gaza and the Middle East.
Ela Bhatt, Mary Robinson and Lakhdar Brahimi respond to questions on the Middle East peace process from a young Israeli political leader and members of the Elders' global village.
Describing the troubling extent of the poverty in Gaza, Lakhdar Brahimi argues that the international community must do more to ensure that young Gazans have access to education and opportunity.
At the start of their October 2010 visit to the Middle East, Mary Robinson, Ela Bhatt and Lakhdar Brahimi spent a day in the blockaded Gaza strip. A ban by Israel and Egypt prohibits the import of building materials and severely restricts the movement of people and goods in and out of Gaza. The Elders say the blockade is illegal, unconscionable and counterproductive – and call for it to be lifted immediately.
Reflecting in The Guardian on the one-year anniversary of the end of the Sri Lankan conflict, Desmond Tutu and Lakhdar Brahimi caution that genuine peace is more than simply the absence of fighting.
Lakhdar Brahimi looks back on his experience as a mediator in Lebanon and suggests that unity in Cyprus - even through an imperfect agreement - would be far better than the ongoing division.
Lakhdar Brahimi recently chaired a panel discussion in London with two members of the Goldstone inquiry, Professor Christine Chinkin and Colonel Desmond Travers, a former member of Israel’s Knesset, Ami Ayalon, and Palestinian lawyer Karma Nabulsi. Here, he answers questions from the Elders’ team on some of the issues raised by the speakers and the audience.
In this article for The Huffington Post, Desmond Tutu and Lakhdar Brahimi write of the threat that failed states pose to international security and call on the international community to support Sudan in its move towards peace and democracy.