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.
“There is an expiration date to the two-state solution. I hope we haven’t passed it yet” – Avrum Burg, former Speaker of the Knesset
As Europe discusses its trade relations with Israeli settlements in the West Bank, Israeli and Palestinian voices call for proper labelling of settlement products as a concrete step to revive hopes for peace in the region.
Mary Robinson and Lakhdar Brahimi argue that women must be included in the peace-building process.
Graça Machel and Mary Robinson state that though women are brutalised in conflict, they are not victims; they are actors for change.