The Elders Call on Regional Leaders to Kickstart South Sudan Peace Talks

The Elders Call on Regional Leaders to Kickstart South Sudan Peace Talks Dec 19, 2019

The Elders today called upon leaders from the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) regional bloc to urgently convene talks with the leaders of South Sudan to advance peace negotiations after a series of delays and setbacks. More
Jerry Garcia Foundation Launches New Independent Music Label: Only Love Records

Jerry Garcia Foundation Launches New Independent Music Label: Only Love Records Nov 20, 2019

The Jerry Garcia Foundation launched its Only Love Records music label in a collaborative project with Seven Seas Music to benefit the American Himalayan Foundation. More
Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green Co-Host PUBG MOBILE #FIGHT4THEAMAZON Campaign

Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green Co-Host PUBG MOBILE #FIGHT4THEAMAZON Campaign Nov 1, 2019

PUBG MOBILE, one of the most popular video games in the world and the official mobile version of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, has partnered with Global Green, a world-renowned non-profit, for the #Fight4TheAmazon social impact campaign to help save the Amazon Rainforest. More
The Elders Call for Open Access to Kashmir to Assess Humanitarian Rights Situation

The Elders Call for Open Access to Kashmir to Assess Humanitarian Rights Situation Oct 28, 2019

The Elders today expressed grave concern at the recent killings by militants and security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir and urged both India and Pakistan to act with restraint and responsibility to defuse tensions. More
The Elders Urge Colombia to Defend Peace Agreement Against FARC Dissidents

The Elders Urge Colombia to Defend Peace Agreement Against FARC Dissidents Oct 1, 2019

The Elders today called on Colombian President Iván Duque and all political leaders in the country to take all necessary measures to defend and affirm the country’s historic peace agreement, following the recent announcement by some former FARC guerrillas that they will resume armed conflict. More
The Elders: World Leaders Risk Climate Catastrophe With Warm Words And No Action

The Elders: World Leaders Risk Climate Catastrophe With Warm Words And No Action Sep 26, 2019

As the UN Climate Summit concluded, The Elders appealed to world leaders to act on the outrage of millions of strikers around the world and upscale commitments to end fossil fuel use. More
The Elders Stand in Solidarity with Young People Calling for Critical Climate Action

The Elders Stand in Solidarity with Young People Calling for Critical Climate Action Sep 20, 2019

Ahead of the Climate Summit that will take place in New York on 23 September 2019, The Elders call on world leaders to take the radical and decisive action needed to curb global emissions, end reliance on fossil fuels and to keep global temperature rises to 1.5 degrees Celsius. More
We Are Family Foundation To Honor Dolly Parton And Jean Paul Gaultier

We Are Family Foundation To Honor Dolly Parton And Jean Paul Gaultier Sep 12, 2019

We Are Family Foundation (WAFF) will honor legendary artist Dolly Parton and iconic fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier at its 2019 Celebration on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. More
Mark Rylance, Jude Law and Sting to Celebrate Peace One Day's 20th Anniversary

Mark Rylance, Jude Law and Sting to Celebrate Peace One Day's 20th Anniversary Sep 9, 2019

Oscar-winner Sir Mark Rylance will lead celebrations for Peace One Day's 20th anniversary at Shakespeare’s Globe on London’s Bankside this September. More
The Elders Call on Zimbabwe's Leaders to Place Citizens' Needs Over Party Interests

The Elders Call on Zimbabwe's Leaders to Place Citizens' Needs Over Party Interests Sep 9, 2019

The Elders today called on Zimbabwe’s political leaders and all figures in authority to commit to a truly inclusive national dialogue and prioritise the economic and social needs of ordinary citizens over party politics, factionalism and self-interest. More
The Elders Back NHI Health Reforms in South Africa to Build Social Solidarity

The Elders Back NHI Health Reforms in South Africa to Build Social Solidarity Sep 6, 2019

The Elders have expressed their support for the National Health Insurance (NHI) reforms proposed by South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa, and urged all stakeholders to act with ambition and urgency to improve publicly-funded healthcare and build social solidarity. More
Jerry Garcia's Music Featured in World Music Compilation "Annapurna's Song, Music of the Himalayas"

Jerry Garcia's Music Featured in World Music Compilation "Annapurna's Song, Music of the Himalayas" Aug 2, 2019

This year, to honor Jerry Garcia on his Aug. 1 birthday, the Jerry Garcia Foundation is happy to announce that it has partnered with Seven Seas Music to produce its first musical release, “Annapurna’s Song, Music of the Himalayas,” a compilation of music from the Himalayan region consisting of 12 recorded tracks. More
The Elders Warn of Escalating Nuclear Tensions Following Termination of INF Treaty

The Elders Warn of Escalating Nuclear Tensions Following Termination of INF Treaty Jul 30, 2019

The Elders warned today that the imminent termination of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty between the United States and Russia risks sparking an ever greater escalation of nuclear tensions and a breakdown of global security structures. More
The United Nations and The Angry Birds Movie 2 Join Forces on the ActNow Campaign

The United Nations and The Angry Birds Movie 2 Join Forces on the ActNow Campaign Jul 15, 2019

The Angry Birds and the green piggies have joined forces with the United Nations in support of its ActNow climate campaign, a global call for citizen action on climate change. More
The Elders Call For End to Gulf Brinkmanship, Urge Iran to Continue to Abide by JCPOA

The Elders Call For End to Gulf Brinkmanship, Urge Iran to Continue to Abide by JCPOA Jun 25, 2019

The Elders today called on all states to refrain from any actions or rhetoric that could further inflame tensions in the Gulf region and the wider Middle East. More
The Elders' Statement on UK Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

The Elders' Statement on UK Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Jun 21, 2019

The Elders welcome today’s ruling that UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen have been unlawful. More
The Elders Call on Egypt’s al-Sisi to Uphold AU Commitments on Sudan Transition

The Elders Call on Egypt’s al-Sisi to Uphold AU Commitments on Sudan Transition Jun 10, 2019

The Elders today called on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, current Chair of the African Union, to clearly and unequivocally uphold the AU’s commitment to an inclusive, democratic transition to civilian rule in Sudan following the recent killings of protesters. More
Girl Scouts And Clinton Foundation Host Bipartisan Panel On Importance Of Civics Education

Girl Scouts And Clinton Foundation Host Bipartisan Panel On Importance Of Civics Education Jun 7, 2019

Earlier this week, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) joined Chelsea Clinton of the Clinton Foundation and other bipartisan leaders to discuss the importance of educating today’s youth about civics to preserve and strengthen our country’s democracy. More
The Elders Welcome Ethiopia’s Political Reforms and Urge Full Respect for Rule of Law

The Elders Welcome Ethiopia’s Political Reforms and Urge Full Respect for Rule of Law May 28, 2019

The Elders welcomed the wide-ranging reforms in Ethiopia introduced by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and called on all leaders in the country to uphold the rule of law, foster a sense of national unity and defend the rights of refugees and displaced people. More
The Elders Reaffirm Support for Colombia’s Peace Process

The Elders Reaffirm Support for Colombia’s Peace Process May 24, 2019

The Elders today reaffirmed their support for the historic peace deal between the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and urged President Ivan Duque to continue to work for its full implementation. More
The Elders Welcome Ethiopia’s Commitment to Primary Health Care and Digital Innovation

The Elders Welcome Ethiopia’s Commitment to Primary Health Care and Digital Innovation May 22, 2019

The Elders met Ethiopia’s State Minister of Health, Dr. Lia Tadesse, on 20 May 2019 to learn more about the country’s efforts to achieve Universal Health Coverage. More
Gordon Brown Launches Christian Aid Week

Gordon Brown Launches Christian Aid Week May 15, 2019

Gordon Brown today launched Christian Aid Week 2019 at an event in London in which he spoke powerfully about the moral and ethical need for aid and international development, made the case against nationalism and isolation and praised the charity’s work across the world. More
Ban Ki-moon: The UK Must Commit To Go Carbon Neutral By 2050

Ban Ki-moon: The UK Must Commit To Go Carbon Neutral By 2050 May 3, 2019

As the UK’s Climate Change Committee publishes its latest recommendations for UK government action to drastically reduce carbon emissions, Ban Ki-moon, former UN Secretary General and Deputy Chair of The Elders said: More
The Elders Urge Peaceful Transition to Civilian Rule in Sudan

The Elders Urge Peaceful Transition to Civilian Rule in Sudan May 1, 2019

The Elders today called upon Sudan’s interim military rulers to respect the wishes of the Sudanese people and commit publicly to a swift transition to civilian rule. More
The Elders Welcome China’s Commitment to Rights and Development

The Elders Welcome China’s Commitment to Rights and Development Apr 8, 2019

The Elders have welcomed China’s commitment to multilateralism and dialogue on rights and development, following meeting with President Xi Jinping More
The Elders to Visit Beijing for Top-Level Discussions with Chinese Leadership

The Elders to Visit Beijing for Top-Level Discussions with Chinese Leadership Apr 1, 2019

The Elders will visit China from 1-3 April to meet with key political leaders and discuss global challenges from climate change and nuclear disarmament to regional security and extremism. More
The Elders: India and Pakistan Must Show Restraint to Defuse Military Tensions

The Elders: India and Pakistan Must Show Restraint to Defuse Military Tensions Mar 4, 2019

The Elders today called on the leaders of India and Pakistan to take urgent steps to defuse military and political tensions that have developed over the past few days and to refrain from further bellicose rhetoric and pursue a path of meaningful dialogue. More
Chelsea Clinton To Speak At Global Literacy Conference In New Orleans

Chelsea Clinton To Speak At Global Literacy Conference In New Orleans Mar 1, 2019

Chelsea Clinton tops the list of notable speakers at the International Literacy Association (ILA) 2019 Conference, to be held in New Orleans, LA, October 10–13, 2019. More
Children's Defense Fund To Celebrate 2019 Beat The Odds Gala

Children's Defense Fund To Celebrate 2019 Beat The Odds Gala Feb 22, 2019

On Monday, February 25, 2019, the Children's Defense Fund – New York (CDF-NY) will host its annual Beat the Odds (BTO) Gala at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. More
Laughter Helps: Comedy Benefit Features Sarah Silverman To Support Children Affected By War

Laughter Helps: Comedy Benefit Features Sarah Silverman To Support Children Affected By War Feb 19, 2019

Comedian and Hollywood Star Sarah Silverman along with an all-star group of hilarious friends today announce they are teaming up for Good for a Laugh, a comedy fundraiser to help support two organizations helping children whose lives have been devastated by war: War Child USA and INARA. More