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
WildAid And Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Join To Help Save Endangered Rhinoceros

WildAid And Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Join To Help Save Endangered Rhinoceros Jun 28, 2018

WildAid, a world-renowned wildlife conservation group working to end the illegal wildlife trade and the poaching of elephant ivory, shark fins and rhino horn, has partnered with the filmmakers of Jurassic World, as well as star Bryce Dallas Howard, to produce a PSA campaign helping to save the endangered rhinoceros from extinction. More
Farm Aid's Music and Food Festival Heads to Connecticut, Sept. 22

Farm Aid's Music and Food Festival Heads to Connecticut, Sept. 22 Jun 26, 2018

Farm Aid's annual music and food festival featuring family farmers, homegrown food, inspiring music and agrarian experiences will come to Connecticut for the first time on Saturday, Sept. 22, at XFINITY Theatre in Hartford, Connecticut. More
United Nations Development Programme Announces The Lion's Share Fund To Tackle Crisis In Wildlife Conservation

United Nations Development Programme Announces The Lion's Share Fund To Tackle Crisis In Wildlife Conservation Jun 22, 2018

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), FINCH and founding partner Mars, Incorporated today announced an initiative aimed at transforming the lives of animals across the world by asking advertisers to contribute a percentage of their media spend to conservation and animal welfare projects. More
The Elders Condemn US Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council

The Elders Condemn US Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council Jun 22, 2018

The Elders today condemned the decision of the United States to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council as an alarming act of isolationism that will make it harder to defend the rights and dignity of vulnerable people worldwide. More
Bette Midler And Michael Kors To Attend Grand Opening Of NYRP's Essex Street Community Garden

Bette Midler And Michael Kors To Attend Grand Opening Of NYRP's Essex Street Community Garden Jun 20, 2018

On Thursday, June 21, New York Restoration Project, which has spent more than twenty years transforming open spaces in New York’s under-resourced communities to be safer, healthier, and happier, will be joined by its founder Bette Midler to celebrate the Grand Opening of Essex Street Community Garden with a Summer Solstice Block Party in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn. More
The Elders Urge US, DPRK To Build On Singapore Summit With Hard Work For Peace

The Elders Urge US, DPRK To Build On Singapore Summit With Hard Work For Peace Jun 15, 2018

The Elders welcomed the historic summit held in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). More
Lupita Nyong'o Attends 22nd ACE Awards

Lupita Nyong'o Attends 22nd ACE Awards Jun 13, 2018

SPERRY has sponsored the 22nd ACE Awards, announcing its latest philanthropic partnership with the largest non-profit water protector, Waterkeeper Alliance. More
The Elders Urge US To Recommit Funding For UN Palestinian Refugees Agency

The Elders Urge US To Recommit Funding For UN Palestinian Refugees Agency Jun 11, 2018

The Elders have urged the United States to recommit funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) to prevent a drastic cut in its essential services such as healthcare and education to those in need across the Middle East. More
National Geographic Celebrates World Environment Day and World Oceans Day

National Geographic Celebrates World Environment Day and World Oceans Day Jun 5, 2018

To celebrate World Environment Day (June 5) and World Oceans Day (June 8), National Georgraphic is releasing engaging new content and hosting a series of events to highlight the importance of protecting the world’s oceans. More
The Elders Deplore US Embassy Move To Jerusalem As Threat To Peace

The Elders Deplore US Embassy Move To Jerusalem As Threat To Peace May 16, 2018

The Elders today strongly criticised the US decision to move its Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as a serious blow to peace between Israelis and Palestinians, and urged other countries not to follow suit. More
The Elders Demand Israel Respects International Law To Stop Further Gaza Protest Killings

The Elders Demand Israel Respects International Law To Stop Further Gaza Protest Killings May 14, 2018

The Elders today called on the Israeli Government to fully comply with international humanitarian law and respect the right to peaceful protest of Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip. More
The Elders Urge JCPOA Signatories To Stick To Deal Despite US Withdrawal

The Elders Urge JCPOA Signatories To Stick To Deal Despite US Withdrawal May 9, 2018

The Elders strongly condemned President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran: the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA. More