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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Kate Hudson's Fabletics To Launch Girl Almighty Capsule Collection To Support The United Nations Foundation's Girl Up

Kate Hudson's Fabletics To Launch Girl Almighty Capsule Collection To Support The United Nations Foundation's Girl Up May 8, 2018

Fabletics is excited to announce a limited-edition global capsule collection to benefit the United Nations Foundation's Girl Up initiative. More
The Elders Warn Brexit Hard Border Could Pose Threat To Peace In Northern Ireland

The Elders Warn Brexit Hard Border Could Pose Threat To Peace In Northern Ireland Apr 30, 2018

The Elders today expressed their deep concern about the potential risks posed by “Brexit” — the decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union — to the Good Friday Agreement that has helped secure peace in Northern Ireland for the past two decades. More
The Elders Urge Member States To Take Action At UN To Prevent Mass Atrocities

The Elders Urge Member States To Take Action At UN To Prevent Mass Atrocities Apr 25, 2018

The Elders have urged the governments of 31 countries, including Brazil, India and South Africa, to sign a UN Code of Conduct initiative committing them not to obstruct credible Security Council resolutions designed to halt or prevent mass atrocities. More
The Elders Encourage Integrity And Transparency Across Zimbabwe's Transition

The Elders Encourage Integrity And Transparency Across Zimbabwe's Transition Apr 20, 2018

The Elders today encouraged all political actors in Zimbabwe to deliver integrity and transparency across the country’s transition, including a level playing field ahead of the upcoming elections. More
Parkland Teens To Speak At We Are Family Foundation 2018 Celebration Gala

Parkland Teens To Speak At We Are Family Foundation 2018 Celebration Gala Apr 19, 2018

We Are Family Foundation (WAFF) is honored to welcome Parkland teens Ariana Ali, Sarah Chadwick, Jack Macleod and Morgan Williams at its 2018 Celebration Gala on Friday, April 27 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. More
The Elders Warn Against Escalation To Uncontrollable War In Syria

The Elders Warn Against Escalation To Uncontrollable War In Syria Apr 13, 2018

The Elders today expressed their deep alarm at the prospect of a further escalation of the Syrian war following the latest reported chemical weapons attack, and called on all parties to avoid further military action which could provoke uncontrollable war. More
Chelsea Clinton And Jessica Simpson To Be Honored At Outstanding Mother Awards

Chelsea Clinton And Jessica Simpson To Be Honored At Outstanding Mother Awards Apr 11, 2018

The National Mother’s Day Committee announced today that it will honor four exceptional women at the 40th Annual Outstanding Mother Awards. More
The Elders Urge US, Korean Leaders To Seize Chance For Nuclear Breakthrough

The Elders Urge US, Korean Leaders To Seize Chance For Nuclear Breakthrough Apr 6, 2018

The Elders have called on the leaders of the United States of America, North Korea and South Korea to redouble their efforts to resolve the nuclear tensions on the Korean Peninsula by diplomatic means alone. More
The Elders Mourn The Death Of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

The Elders Mourn The Death Of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Apr 4, 2018

The Elders express their condolences at the death of South African anti-Apartheid campaigner and former first lady Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

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We Are Family Foundation To Honor Roger Daltrey CBE And LL COOL J

We Are Family Foundation To Honor Roger Daltrey CBE And LL COOL J Mar 21, 2018

We Are Family Foundation (WAFF) will honor The Who’s Roger Daltrey CBE and entertainment icon LL Cool J at its 2018 Celebration Gala on Friday, April 27, 2018 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. More
The Elders Call For Decisive Action To End Sectarian Violence In Sri Lanka

The Elders Call For Decisive Action To End Sectarian Violence In Sri Lanka Mar 20, 2018

The Elders today called on the Government of Sri Lanka to act with greater urgency and thoroughness to end sectarian violence targeting Muslim communities on the island.

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Alexandra Daddario Announces Birthday Fundraiser

Alexandra Daddario Announces Birthday Fundraiser Mar 19, 2018

Alexandra Daddario dedicated her birthday on March 16 to raise funds for the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign and The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF). More