"Labelling Israeli settlement products would be a small step but a big political signal." Mary Robinson
Gro Harlem Brundtland and Mary Robinson talk to RTÉ Radio One's Richard Crowley about The Elders' call for Europe to play a stronger role in the Middle East peace process.
Mary Robinson has been in Addis Ababa for the binannual meeting of the Gender is My Agenda Campaign, to meet Sudanese and South Sudanese women leaders, and stress the importance of involving women in the peace process between the two nations.
“It took us 12 years to write a constitution. Don't underestimate what you have done.” Jimmy Carter
Last week, to conclude their two-day visit to Cairo, the Elders took part in a televised discussion with young Egyptians on the momentous events that have changed their country – and their hopes and expectations for what comes next.
“We don't give up. We are determined. In this interconnected world, problems in one country – if we don't address them and support them – will spill over into other countries.”
On NPR’s Talk of The Nation, Jimmy Carter and Mary Robinson joined Neal Conan in a radio interview to discuss how and where the 'moral force' of The Elders can be most effective.
“Every three seconds, another girl becomes a child bride.”
11 October marks the first ever International Day of the Girl Child: a chance to amplify the voice of millions of girls everywhere being married off before the age of 18. Join Mary Robinson and Desmond Tutu in celebrating Day of the Girl. Help us end child marriage.
During their visit to London last week Desmond Tutu and Mary Robinson were interviewed by CNN's Becky Anderson about their upcoming trip to Sudan & South Sudan, the current situation there, and what they hoped to achieve.
“What can The Elders do that other groups and organisations, like the UN, can't do?”
As The Elders celebrate five years since Nelson Mandela founded the organisation, Desmond Tutu and Mary Robinson join Robin Lustig on BBC Radio 4’s The World Tonight to explain how the group was brought together, how they work – and what makes The Elders different.
Four Elders and four Youngers. Seven billion people, one planet and one future.
Join Elders+Youngers as they take the debate to Rio, where world leaders will come together to decide the planet we leave for future generations.
Elders Graça Machel, Mary Robinson and Desmond Tutu, who travelled to Ethiopia in June 2011 to bring together experts and activists working to end child marriage around the world, say we can end this harmful practice in one generation.
"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.