The Elders Release Ethical Leadership Videos

The Elders Release Ethical Leadership Videos Aug 19, 2014

Inspired by the values championed by Nelson Mandela – equality, justice, compassion – The Elders have launched a new Ethical Leadership video series. More
UN Pledges Acts Of Kindness And Goodwill On Nelson Mandela Day

UN Pledges Acts Of Kindness And Goodwill On Nelson Mandela Day Jul 21, 2014

On Nelson Mandela International Day, the United Nations pledged to promote “desperately needed” acts of kindness and goodwill and uplift poor and underdeveloped communities worldwide. More
Bono And Malala Yousafzai Mark Nelson Mandela Day

Bono And Malala Yousafzai Mark Nelson Mandela Day Jul 21, 2014

Friday was Nelson Mandela Day, and to mark the occasion, Desmond Tutu, Bono, Malala Yousafzai, Graca Machel, Muhammed Yunus and Mo Ibrahim have written a powerful letter to world leaders to make 2015 a transformative year in the fight against poverty, inequality and climate change. More
Today Is Nelson Mandela International Day

Today Is Nelson Mandela International Day Jul 18, 2014

Today is Nelson Mandela International Day, and Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, released this message. More
Jane Goodall Brings A Message Of Hope To New Zealand

Jane Goodall Brings A Message Of Hope To New Zealand Jun 23, 2014

UN Messenger of Peace Jane Goodall was in New Zealand’s capital city on Sunday to talk about her work to make the world a better place, and LookToTheStars.org was there. More
United Nations Establishes Nelson Mandela Prize

United Nations Establishes Nelson Mandela Prize Jun 10, 2014

The United Nations General Assembly last week established the “United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize” as a tribute to the achievements and contributions of the late South African leader who inspired not only his own country but the rest of the world. More
Bill Clinton And President Obama Pay Tribute To Maya Angelou

Bill Clinton And President Obama Pay Tribute To Maya Angelou May 28, 2014

Bill Clinton has commented on the legacy of poet, author and activist Maya Angelou, who passed away today. More
Desmond Tutu Challenges The World To Forgive

Desmond Tutu Challenges The World To Forgive Apr 7, 2014

Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho Tutu have announced the Tutu Global Forgiveness Challenge, a free online program starting May 4, 2014, designed to teach the world how to forgive. More
Anthony Anderson Hosts 45th NAACP Image Awards

Anthony Anderson Hosts 45th NAACP Image Awards Feb 25, 2014

Winners of the 45th NAACP Image Awards were announced this weekend with two festive events. More
The Elders Call For Swift Action In The Central African Republic

The Elders Call For Swift Action In The Central African Republic Feb 21, 2014

The Elders yesterday called on the international community, notably the UN Security Council, to take all possible measures to restore peace and security urgently to the Central African Republic (CAR), where inter-communal violence has worsened and credible allegations of widespread human rights abuses have been reported. More
U2 Honored With Palm Springs International Film Festival’s Visionary Award

U2 Honored With Palm Springs International Film Festival’s Visionary Award Jan 15, 2014

Bono and The Edge accepted the Palm Springs International Film Festival’s Visionary Award recently on behalf of U2 with a speech on the power of activism and American bipartisan leadership in delivering more antiretroviral treatment to AIDS patients. More
Desmond Tutu To Be Honored At Shared Interest Awards Gala

Desmond Tutu To Be Honored At Shared Interest Awards Gala Jan 14, 2014

Shared Interest, a New York-based nonprofit social investment fund working in Southern Africa, today announced six extraordinary individuals to be honored at its 20th Anniversary Awards Gala on February 27 at 6:00PM, at Gotham Hall in New York City. More
Kofi Annan Looks Forward To 2014 With The Elders

Kofi Annan Looks Forward To 2014 With The Elders Jan 13, 2014

Kofi Annan has wished supporters of The Elders all the best for the new year in an email newsletter. More
Ban Ki-moon Wants Us To Follow Nelson Mandela's Rainbow

Ban Ki-moon Wants Us To Follow Nelson Mandela's Rainbow Dec 20, 2013

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's spoke at a special meeting of the United Nations General Assembly dedicated to the life of Nelson Mandela in New York this week. More
Kofi Annan - What Nelson Mandela Taught Us

Kofi Annan - What Nelson Mandela Taught Us Dec 12, 2013

Kofi Annan and The Elders want you to share your thoughts of Nelson Mandela and are asking what he means to you. More
Bono And Bill Clinton Pay Tribute To Nelson Mandela

Bono And Bill Clinton Pay Tribute To Nelson Mandela Dec 11, 2013

Bono has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela through the ONE Campaign's website. More
Nelson Mandela's Hope Song Raises Money For Charity

Nelson Mandela's Hope Song Raises Money For Charity Dec 10, 2013

“Hope,” a song for which Nelson Mandela personally wrote and recorded lyrics has been released by international pop star Emin. More
Ted Turner Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela

Ted Turner Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela Dec 10, 2013

United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner has spoken about the passing of Nelson Mandela. More
Annie Lennox Speaks At International Conference On AIDS And STIs In Africa

Annie Lennox Speaks At International Conference On AIDS And STIs In Africa Dec 10, 2013

Annie Lennox delivered the opening speech at the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa in South Africa in the weekend, just days after learning of the death of Nelson Mandela. More
Peter Gabriel Remembers Nelson Mandela At WITNESS Benefit

Peter Gabriel Remembers Nelson Mandela At WITNESS Benefit Dec 9, 2013

Human rights organization WITNESS celebrated its 9th Annual Focus For Change Benefit during the weekend at Roseland Ballroom, raising funds to support its programs to train and equip people worldwide using video to fight for human rights. More
Richard Branson To Join The Elders In South Africa For Nelson Mandela's State Funeral

Richard Branson To Join The Elders In South Africa For Nelson Mandela's State Funeral Dec 9, 2013

A delegation of The Elders is travelling to South Africa this week to honour the memory of their founder Nelson Mandela. More
Annie Lennox Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela In South Africa

Annie Lennox Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela In South Africa Dec 8, 2013

UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador Annie Lennox is in South Africa to highlight the progress and challenges in the AIDS response. During her site visits, she paid tribute to Former President Nelson Mandela. More
Artists For A New South Africa Remember Nelson Mandela

Artists For A New South Africa Remember Nelson Mandela Dec 8, 2013

Artists for a New South Africa is mourning the death of Nelson Mandela, and has released the following statement. More
The Elders Honor Memory Of Their Founder, Nelson Mandela‏

The Elders Honor Memory Of Their Founder, Nelson Mandela‏ Dec 7, 2013

The Elders are deeply saddened by the death of their founder, Nelson Mandela. They join millions of people around the world who were inspired by his courage and touched by his compassion. All will mourn his passing. More
Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom Charity Auction

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom Charity Auction Dec 2, 2013

The Weinstein Company (TWC) and eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace and a leading platform for charitable giving, have teamed up this holiday season to offer VIP experiences and one-of-a-kind items for the 27 days following the Thanksgiving release of TWC’s highly anticipated film, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. More
The Elders Welcome Geneva Interim Agreement With Iran

The Elders Welcome Geneva Interim Agreement With Iran Nov 28, 2013

The Elders this week welcomed the interim agreement reached in Geneva between the P5+1 group of countries and the Islamic Republic of Iran on Iran’s nuclear programme. More
Naomie Harris Named As Save The Children Ambassador

Naomie Harris Named As Save The Children Ambassador Nov 22, 2013

Hollywood actress Naomie Harris has become an ambassador for women and children’s rights following a recent trip to South Africa as Save the Children claims increasing violence against women and children has been “normalised” in many societies. More
Mary J. Blige To Perform At Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Mary J. Blige To Perform At Nobel Peace Prize Concert Nov 13, 2013

Nobel Peace Prize Concert organizers have announced that nine-time Grammy Award winner Mary J. Blige, multiple Grammy nominated British singer-songwriter James Blunt, Swedish teen sensation Zara Larsson, and Norwegian hip hop duo Envy will perform at the 20th annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert on Wednesday, December 11th in Oslo, Norway at the Oslo Spektrum arena. More
The Elders Warn Of Threat To Israel-Palestine Peace Process‏

The Elders Warn Of Threat To Israel-Palestine Peace Process‏ Nov 12, 2013

The Elders strongly oppose Israel’s newly announced construction plans for East Jerusalem, warning that they seriously undermine the current peace negotiations. More
The Elders Welcome Syria Breakthrough

The Elders Welcome Syria Breakthrough Sep 17, 2013

The Elders – the group of independent leaders who use their collective experience and influence for peace, justice and human rights worldwide – warmly welcome the recent agreement on chemical weapons reached between Russia and the United States in Geneva, which could open up the prospect for a peaceful path out of the Syrian crisis. More