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What makes an ethical leader?
Kicking off our new video series, Chair of The Elders Kofi Annan gives his definition of ethical leadership.
"It's something like the word ubuntu: I am because you are."
As we celebrate Mandela Day 2014, Mary Robinson offers her thoughts on the universal values that bring people together.
To celebrate Mandela Day 2014, the Elders discuss the meaning of ethical leadership. In this video, Hina Jilani gives her definition.
“Soldiers feel this is one of the perquisites of victory – to abuse women and even tiny girls and children – just to prove that they are superior.”
In a video message to a major summit on sexual violence taking place this week, Jimmy Carter argues that ending impunity for these crimes must become an international priority.
"If anybody wants to adopt an issue that is challenging, unpredictable, exciting, adventurous and gratifying, and will stretch our hearts and minds and capabilities to the utmost, this is it." Jimmy Carter
Video highlights from The Elders' dialogue with students, activists and young entrepreneurs in Paris, April 2014.
What is the role of the media in promoting peace – without taking sides in a conflict? Martti Ahtisaari, Kofi Annan and Mary Robinson discussed this question at last week's Elders debate in Oxford.
How should the international community promote universal human rights, while respecting cultural differences? Hina Jilani and Mary Robinson discussed this question during the Elders debate in Oxford last week.