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
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
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
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
Habitat For Humanity’s 31st Annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project

Habitat For Humanity’s 31st Annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project Oct 29, 2013

Habitat For Humanity's 31st annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will take place Oct. 5-11, 2014, in Dallas-Fort Worth. More
Garth Brooks Helps Jimmy Carter Build Homes With Habitat For Humanity

Garth Brooks Helps Jimmy Carter Build Homes With Habitat For Humanity Oct 11, 2013

Country music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood joined President and Mrs. Carter and nearly 3,000 volunteers this week to help build, renovate and repair 86 homes in Oakland and San Jose, Calif.; Denver; New York City; and Union Beach, N.J. as part of Habitat For Humanity's 30th annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. More
Jimmy Carter And The Elders Visit Myanmar

Jimmy Carter And The Elders Visit Myanmar Sep 27, 2013

Concluding a three-day visit to Myanmar, The Elders are offering their support to the people of Myanmar during this exciting period of transition. They also encourage decision-makers responsible for the implementation of the political reform process to make further progress. This was The Elders’ first visit to Myanmar as a group. 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
Win a Trip to NY, Meet President Carter and Build Homes

Win a Trip to NY, Meet President Carter and Build Homes Sep 10, 2013

Habitat For Humanity and President Carter are coming together to provide housing to people across the US, and you can join them. More
Kofi Annan - There Is No Military Solution To Syria Conflict

Kofi Annan - There Is No Military Solution To Syria Conflict Sep 4, 2013

Kofi Annan – Chair of The Elders – believes there is no military solution to the Syria conflict. More
Jimmy Carter Writes About Hope In The Middle East

Jimmy Carter Writes About Hope In The Middle East Aug 5, 2013

Jimmy Carter has written about hope in the Middle East in an email sent to supporters of The Elders. More
Jimmy Carter Supports Whistle-Blower Edward Snowden

Jimmy Carter Supports Whistle-Blower Edward Snowden Jul 26, 2013

Jimmy Carter is giving his support to whistle-blower Edward Snowden. More
Jimmy Carter And The Elders Welcome US Efforts To Restart Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Jimmy Carter And The Elders Welcome US Efforts To Restart Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks Jul 25, 2013

Concluding a 3-day visit to Washington DC and London, The Elders today warmly welcomed the tireless efforts of US Secretary of State John Kerry to restart direct peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians. More
Kofi Annan Announces New Elders

Kofi Annan Announces New Elders Jul 16, 2013

Hina Jilani, internationally known human rights defender from Pakistan, and Ernesto Zedillo, former President of Mexico, have joined The Elders, a group of independent leaders working for peace, justice and human rights. More
The Elders Call On Europe To Play A Stronger Role In The Middle East

The Elders Call On Europe To Play A Stronger Role In The Middle East May 14, 2013

The Elders met civil society groups, diplomats and members of the Irish government in Dublin last week to discuss the role of Europe in the Middle East, the prospects for young people in Northern Ireland and other issues relevant to their work. More
Kofi Annan Takes Over As Chair Of The Elders

Kofi Annan Takes Over As Chair Of The Elders May 13, 2013

Kofi Annan, the former UN Secretary-General and Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation, has been appointed to take over from Archbishop Desmond Tutu as Chair of The Elders with immediate effect. More
Djimon Hounsou Joins Stars In Supporting Strong Arms Trade Treaty

Djimon Hounsou Joins Stars In Supporting Strong Arms Trade Treaty Mar 19, 2013

As the United Nations gears up for a final round of negotiations on the international Arms Trade Treaty, Oscar-nominated actor and Oxfam America Ambassador Djimon Hounsou joins a number of Nobel Peace Prize winners, celebrities, faith community leaders, retired generals, and civil society organizations calling on President Obama to support a robust Arms Trade Treaty. More
Dr. Oz To Take Part In CAMO Dallas Family Fitness Day

Dr. Oz To Take Part In CAMO Dallas Family Fitness Day Dec 21, 2012

Challenge America Military Opportunities (CAMO), a national veteran’s support organization, announced today that Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of the nationally syndicated Emmy award winning “The Dr. Oz Show” will be joining an expanding multi-disciplinary team of experts and organizations participating in the inaugural CAMO Dallas Family Fitness Day on Saturday, January 19, 2013, at Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. More
Garth Brooks Joins Jimmy Carter To Build Homes In Haiti

Garth Brooks Joins Jimmy Carter To Build Homes In Haiti Nov 29, 2012

Country music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood this week returned to Leogane, Haiti, to participate in Habitat For Humanity's 29th annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. More
Jimmy Carter Calls Death Penalty Wasteful, Immoral And Discriminatory

Jimmy Carter Calls Death Penalty Wasteful, Immoral And Discriminatory Nov 2, 2012

Jimmy Carter has written an op-ed in the LA Times about his view on the death penalty, calling it wasteful, immoral and discriminatory. More
Muhammad Ali To Be Honored With Liberty Medal

Muhammad Ali To Be Honored With Liberty Medal Jul 9, 2012

As the centerpiece of the nationwide celebration of the U.S. Constitution’s 225th anniversary, the National Constitution Center’s 2012 Liberty Medal ceremony will recognize Muhammad Ali as a champion of freedom. More
Jimmy Carter Urges For Peace In The Sudan

Jimmy Carter Urges For Peace In The Sudan Jun 22, 2012

On behalf of The Elders, former US president Jimmy Carter paid a visit to Khartoum recently to speak with Sudan’s president Omar Al-Bashir and encourage efforts towards a resolution to the crises between Sudan and South Sudan. More
Jimmy Carter To Return To Haiti With Habitat For Humanity

Jimmy Carter To Return To Haiti With Habitat For Humanity May 17, 2012

Habitat For Humanity has announced its 29th annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project will return to Léogâne, Haiti, for the second year in a row to help earthquake-affected families. More
Lenny Kravitz And Woody Harrelson Join RFK Annual Spring Charity Auction

Lenny Kravitz And Woody Harrelson Join RFK Annual Spring Charity Auction May 9, 2012

The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights' 5th Annual Spring Auction is open with proceeds going to the RFK Center, founded in 1968 as a living memorial to the assassinated politician’s vision of a more just and peaceful world. More
Jack Johnson To Be Honored With Conservation Achievement Award

Jack Johnson To Be Honored With Conservation Achievement Award May 3, 2012

Jack Johnson is to be honored with the National Wildlife Federation's National Conservation Achievement Award on May 17. More
US Presidents Support Red Cross Month

US Presidents Support Red Cross Month Mar 13, 2012

March is Red Cross Month, proclaimed by President Obama as a time to support the American Red Cross as it helps people in need in the US and around the world. More
Garth Brooks Builds Houses For Haiti

Garth Brooks Builds Houses For Haiti Nov 16, 2011

Country music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood were in Haiti with Habitat For Humanity last week, where they were among the 500 volunteers who helped to build 100 homes in partnership with families affected by the 2010 earthquake. More
Celebrities Support Troy Davis Ahead Of Execution

Celebrities Support Troy Davis Ahead Of Execution Sep 14, 2011

On September 21, the state of Georgia is set to execute Troy Davis in the face of overwhelming evidence that he is innocent, and a number of celebrities are lending him their support through Amnesty USA. More
Help Free The Children With Richard Branson

Help Free The Children With Richard Branson May 25, 2011

CharityBuzz.com is currently running a celebrity charity auction that will see two lucky people join Richard Branson at a special cocktail party in Miami on June 25. More
George Clooney And Friends Support We Want Peace Campaign

George Clooney And Friends Support We Want Peace Campaign Dec 16, 2010

London-based former Sudanese child soldier, political advocate and hip-hop recording artist Emmanuel Jal is spearheading a political awareness campaign supported by George Clooney, Alicia Keys, Kofi Annan, Richard Branson and Peter Gabriel. The singer launched the digital download single “We Want Peace” on Monday 13th December 2010. More