Climate change

Recognising the disproportionate impact of climate change on the poorest and most vulnerable, The Elders support transformative leadership to deliver a sustainable, secure and more equitable world.

Côte d’Ivoire

The Elders support efforts by the Ivorian government and civil society to promote reconciliation and healing in Côte d’Ivoire.

Equality for Girls & Women

Men and women are born with equal rights. Societies with greater equality between men and women are healthier, safer and more prosperous. Equality for girls and women is a core focus of The Elders’ work.


The Elders support greater openness and dialogue between Iran and the international community, and encourage Iran to play a stabilising role in the wider Middle East.


After decades of process, there is still no peace. The Elders support and encourage all parties to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict who are working for a lasting, just peace.


The Elders support an inclusive process of political reform and peace-building in Myanmar, and call on all parties to strengthen efforts to promote national reconciliation, ensure human rights for all, and enhance socio-economic justice.