The Elders Demand Urgent Climate Action At G20 Summit

The Elders Demand Urgent Climate Action At G20 Summit Dec 3, 2018

Failure by G20 countries to take decisive, long-overdue action to cut emissions and end fossil fuel subsidies would be a global betrayal that threatens irreversible climate catastrophe, The Elders warned today. More
The Elders Encourage Full Implementation Of Colombian Peace Deal

The Elders Encourage Full Implementation Of Colombian Peace Deal Nov 28, 2018

The Elders have written to the President of Colombia, Ivan Duque, to welcome his commitment to the peace agreement signed by his predecessor Jose Manuel Santos and to encourage its full implementation to further the causes of peace and reconciliation. More
Danai Gurira and Bryce Dallas Howard Honored at WildAid Gala

Danai Gurira and Bryce Dallas Howard Honored at WildAid Gala Nov 22, 2018

WildAid announced it raised $2.5 million at its annual fundraising gala, “An Evening in China,” on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel. More
WildAid To Celebrate Star-Studded 2018 Gala

WildAid To Celebrate Star-Studded 2018 Gala Nov 5, 2018

WildAid, the global nonprofit organization leading the fight to end the illegal wildlife trade, announced today that it will honor actresses Bryce Dallas Howard and Danai Gurira as this year’s Wildlife Champions at its annual fundraising gala on Nov. 10 at the Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel. More
The Elders Call On UN Security Council To Take Urgent Action To Lift Yemen Blockade

The Elders Call On UN Security Council To Take Urgent Action To Lift Yemen Blockade Nov 2, 2018

The Elders have called on the United Nations Security Council to take urgent action to bring an end to the blockade of Yemen and avert a worsening humanitarian catastrophe. More
Mary Robinson Appointed New Chair of The Elders

Mary Robinson Appointed New Chair of The Elders Nov 2, 2018

The Elders announced today that their new Chair will be Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. More
The Elders Call On Sri Lanka’s Leaders To Uphold Constitutional Law

The Elders Call On Sri Lanka’s Leaders To Uphold Constitutional Law Nov 1, 2018

The Elders have expressed their grave concern at the unprecedented situation in Sri Lanka following President Maithripala Sirisena’s unconstitutional decision to dismiss Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and suspend Parliament. More
Oceana NYC Gala Raises $1.5 Million for the Oceans

Oceana NYC Gala Raises $1.5 Million for the Oceans Oct 19, 2018

On Friday night, with the skyline of Manhattan serving as backdrop, MC and Oceana Board Member Ted Danson led Oceana’s New York City Gala in honoring two actors who have been longtime advocates for the oceans. More
Disney's New #DreamBigPrincess Campaign Pairs Aspiring Young Filmmakers With 20 Trailblazing Women

Disney's New #DreamBigPrincess Campaign Pairs Aspiring Young Filmmakers With 20 Trailblazing Women Oct 11, 2018

Ahead of International Day of the Girl (October 11), Disney launched a new global video series offering advice and inspiration on achieving success for the next generation of young leaders around the globe. More
Farm Aid Activates Family Farm Disaster Fund In Response To Impact From Hurricane Florence

Farm Aid Activates Family Farm Disaster Fund In Response To Impact From Hurricane Florence Oct 11, 2018

As farmers and ranchers in North and South Carolina deal with the impact of historic rainfall and flooding from Hurricane Florence, Farm Aid has activated its Family Farm Disaster Fund to provide direct aid to organizations helping family farmers in the affected region. More
The Elders Demand Urgent Action To Avert Climate Disaster

The Elders Demand Urgent Action To Avert Climate Disaster Oct 10, 2018

The Elders today urged world leaders to meet and increase their political ambition and financial commitments so radical action is taken to keep global temperature rises to 1.5 degrees Celsius, in line with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. More
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau And Akon Lace Up Their Boots At The Global Goals World Cup

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau And Akon Lace Up Their Boots At The Global Goals World Cup Oct 3, 2018

UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon, the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, and R&B singer, Akon joined some of the world’s coolest amateur athletes at the 3rd annual Global Goals World Cup (GGWC). More
Jane Goodall Speaks Out Against Shocking And Inhumane Treatment Of Primates

Jane Goodall Speaks Out Against Shocking And Inhumane Treatment Of Primates Sep 24, 2018

Renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, has described the treatment of monkeys used in research as “shocking and inhumane”, calling for a phase out of their use at the earliest opportunity. More
The Elders Urge World Leaders To Step Up Efforts To Eradicate Tuberculosis

The Elders Urge World Leaders To Step Up Efforts To Eradicate Tuberculosis Sep 21, 2018

The Elders have written to twelve key world leaders urging them to step up their efforts to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) and attend a United Nations summit in New York on the topic on 26 September. More
Decisive Action From Russia, Iran and Turkey Required to Avoid Needless Deaths in Idlib Siege

Decisive Action From Russia, Iran and Turkey Required to Avoid Needless Deaths in Idlib Siege Sep 18, 2018

The Elders strongly urge the three guarantors of the “Astana Process” – Iran, Russia and Turkey – to overcome their recent differences and work hand-in-hand to prevent heavy civilian casualties in Syria’s Idlib region. A large-scale offensive there appears imminent. More
Jackson Browne to Receive 2018 Gandhi Peace Award

Jackson Browne to Receive 2018 Gandhi Peace Award Sep 11, 2018

On September 14 Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. will introduce Jackson Browne as he receives the Gandhi Peace Award from Promoting Enduring Peace at the Lyman Center for the Performing Arts starting at 7:30 pm. More
The Elders Commend Indian Leaders For Ambitious Healthcare Reforms

The Elders Commend Indian Leaders For Ambitious Healthcare Reforms Sep 11, 2018

The Elders concluded a visit to India by commending the country’s leaders at national and state level for a series of ambitious health reforms which have the potential to improve the health and wellbeing of hundreds of millions of people. More
The Elders Urge Increased Public Financing And Political Will To Deliver UHC In India

The Elders Urge Increased Public Financing And Political Will To Deliver UHC In India Sep 10, 2018

The Elders today called on India’s leaders to increase public financing on health and show sustained political commitment to deliver Universal Health Coverage (UHC) which would help lift tens of millions of people out of poor health and poverty. More
The Elders Call For Restraint And Justice In Zimbabwe To Honor Kofi Annan's Legacy

The Elders Call For Restraint And Justice In Zimbabwe To Honor Kofi Annan's Legacy Aug 24, 2018

The Elders today urged Zimbabweans at every level in society to uphold the democratic rights to justice and peaceful protest, and refrain from words or actions that could incite violence, drawing on the counsel of their late Chair, Kofi Annan (1938-2018). More
Leaders, Charities And Stars Mourn The Loss Of Kofi Annan

Leaders, Charities And Stars Mourn The Loss Of Kofi Annan Aug 20, 2018

The Elders are shocked and deeply saddened at the passing of their dear friend and colleague Kofi Annan, who was the globally admired and respected Chair of The Elders. More
President Clinton to Travel to Miami, Saint Lucia, U.S. Virgin Islands To Advance Foundation Recovery and Sustainability Projects

President Clinton to Travel to Miami, Saint Lucia, U.S. Virgin Islands To Advance Foundation Recovery and Sustainability Projects Aug 7, 2018

As part of the Clinton Foundation's efforts to work with Caribbean islands to empower them to build back better, grow their economies, improve public health, implement renewable energy, and become more resilient, President Bill Clinton will be traveling to Miami, Saint Lucia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands this week. More
The Elders Urge Zimbabwe To Cease The Violence

The Elders Urge Zimbabwe To Cease The Violence Aug 6, 2018

The Elders today call on all parties in Zimbabwe to show restraint and calm as the country decides its future. More
Uzo Aduba, Amber Heard, Padma Lakshmi To Speak At 9th Annual Social Good Summit

Uzo Aduba, Amber Heard, Padma Lakshmi To Speak At 9th Annual Social Good Summit Aug 3, 2018

The annual Social Good Summit, a unique gathering of global thought leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists, and influential voices around the globe, today announced the initial roster of speakers for its 2018 edition. More
Ted Danson And Katharine McPhee Headline Oceana's SeaChange Summer Party

Ted Danson And Katharine McPhee Headline Oceana's SeaChange Summer Party Jul 27, 2018

Ted Danson, Dennis Haysbert, Austin Nichols, Hassie Harrison, Christina Ochoa, and Oscar Nunez were among those who attended the 11th annual SeaChange Summer Party in Laguna Beach on Saturday evening to support Oceana, the world’s largest ocean conservation organization. More
The Elders Call On All Zimbabweans To Put National Interest First As Poll Nears

The Elders Call On All Zimbabweans To Put National Interest First As Poll Nears Jul 24, 2018

The Elders have urged Zimbabweans to put the national interest first, reject violence at all stages in the electoral process, and work together to ensure a free, fair and transparent poll on 30 July. More
The Handmaid's Tale Star Yvonne Strahovski Visits Grand Canyon With Sierra Club

The Handmaid's Tale Star Yvonne Strahovski Visits Grand Canyon With Sierra Club Jul 19, 2018

Actress Yvonne Strahovski (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) joined a Sierra Club Outing to Grand Canyon region this weekend with her husband, actor Tim Loden, to experience the wonder of Arizona’s immense national park and to see first-hand the need to permanently protect it. More
The Elders To Visit Zimbabwe

The Elders To Visit Zimbabwe Jul 18, 2018

The Elders, with the support of the Kofi Annan Foundation, will visit Zimbabwe from 19-21 July to meet political leaders and support all actors working for free, fair and transparent elections, an inclusive transition and a brighter future for the country. More
Ted Danson To Emcee 11th Annual SeaChange Summer Party

Ted Danson To Emcee 11th Annual SeaChange Summer Party Jul 16, 2018

Oceana, the largest international advocacy organization focused solely on ocean conservation, will host the 11th annual SeaChange Summer Party. More
Michael Bloomberg Announces 2nd Annual Global Business Forum and One Planet Summit

Michael Bloomberg Announces 2nd Annual Global Business Forum and One Planet Summit Jul 11, 2018

Michael Bloomberg today announced the second Bloomberg Global Business Forum will be held in New York City on September 26th at the Plaza Hotel during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly. More
The Elders Meet Kuwaiti Leaders, Call For Greater Dialogue On Regional Security Issues

The Elders Meet Kuwaiti Leaders, Call For Greater Dialogue On Regional Security Issues Jul 4, 2018

The Elders and the Emir of Kuwait agreed that only dialogue and understanding can resolve political disputes and regional conflicts in the Middle East. More