Laureus USA Announces 2019 Fashion Show Gala Featuring Star Athletes

Laureus USA Announces 2019 Fashion Show Gala Featuring Star Athletes Aug 7, 2019

Laureus USA today announced details for the second annual Laureus Fashion Show Gala on Tuesday, September 10 at Mercedes-Benz Manhattan, featuring star athletes and Olympians walking the runway to support Laureus’ mission to improve the lives of youth and unite communities through the power of sport. 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
Sightsavers: $105 Million Disease Fund Launched at Nelson Mandela Concert

Sightsavers: $105 Million Disease Fund Launched at Nelson Mandela Concert Dec 5, 2018

Leading philanthropists have set up a $105 million fund to help end a disease that has plagued humanity since antiquity. More
Janet Jackson, Shawn Mendes And More To Headline 2018 Global Citizen Festival

Janet Jackson, Shawn Mendes And More To Headline 2018 Global Citizen Festival Aug 9, 2018

International advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced that headliners Janet Jackson, The Weeknd, Shawn Mendes, Cardi B, and Janelle Monae will perform at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival, the free-ticketed event on the Great Lawn in Central Park, New York City on Saturday, September 29, 2018. More
Bill Clinton Writes Op-Ed For Nelson Mandela's Birthday

Bill Clinton Writes Op-Ed For Nelson Mandela's Birthday Jul 30, 2018

Bill Clinton recently wrote an op-ed for South African outlet News24 in commemoration of the centennial of Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday. More
Top Athletes Gathered For The Laureus Summit Presented By ESPN On Nelson Mandela's Centennial

Top Athletes Gathered For The Laureus Summit Presented By ESPN On Nelson Mandela's Centennial Jul 24, 2018

More than two dozen athletes and leaders spoke at last week’s Laureus Summit presented by ESPN at LA Live in Los Angeles, which aimed to shine a light on sports positive impact on youth and communities across the globe. More
Barack Obama To Deliver 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

Barack Obama To Deliver 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture Jul 16, 2018

The 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, in partnership with the Motsepe Foundation, is to be delivered by former US President Barack Obama in Johannesburg on 17 July. More
Stars To Perform At Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 In Johannesburg

Stars To Perform At Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 In Johannesburg Jul 10, 2018

International advocacy organisation Global Citizen today announced that Beyonce, JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D’banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams and Chris Martin, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher, and Wizkid will headline the first Global Citizen Festival to be held in Africa, a free-ticketed event on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at the FNB Stadium, Johannesburg. 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
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
Charlize Theron Joins Kweku Mandela In Conversation

Charlize Theron Joins Kweku Mandela In Conversation Feb 14, 2018

Charlize Theron joined House of Mandela Family Foundation co-founder Kweku Mandela in conversation at an event on February 10 in Los Angeles to mark Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday. More
The Elders Condemn US Recognition Of Jerusalem As Israeli Capital

The Elders Condemn US Recognition Of Jerusalem As Israeli Capital Dec 7, 2017

The Elders today condemned US President Donald Trump’s unilateral decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as a grave threat to peace across the Middle East. More
The Elders Applaud Palestinian Reconciliation; Renew Call For End To Blockade Of Gaza

The Elders Applaud Palestinian Reconciliation; Renew Call For End To Blockade Of Gaza Oct 18, 2017

The Elders warmly welcomed the reconciliation agreement reached by Fatah and Hamas in Cairo last Thursday. More
Danny Glover Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela

Danny Glover Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela Jul 19, 2017

Marking what would have been Nelson Mandela's 99th birthday, the United Nations yesterday honoured his lifetime of service and dedication to justice and equality. More
Mandela's Vision For A Better World

Mandela's Vision For A Better World Jul 18, 2017

Tuesday 18th July 2017 marks a significant milestone for The Elders as they celebrate ten years since Nelson Mandela founded the group, brought together for peace, justice and human rights. More
18 July Marks Nelson Mandela Day

18 July Marks Nelson Mandela Day Jul 10, 2017

Every year on 18 July — the day Nelson Mandela was born — the UN asks individuals around the world to mark Nelson Mandela International Day (18 July) by making a difference in their communities. More
The Elders’ Reflection On The US Presidential Election

The Elders’ Reflection On The US Presidential Election Nov 9, 2016

Following the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, The Elders believe that the ideals, magnanimity and empathy of their Founder, Nelson Mandela, offer a model of ethical leadership for the new Administration.
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The Elders Urge All States To Commit To Impartial International Criminal Court

The Elders Urge All States To Commit To Impartial International Criminal Court Nov 1, 2016

At the end of their bi-annual meeting last week, The Elders called for redoubled efforts to turn the International Criminal Court into a truly universal, and impartial, tribunal. More
Robert Plant Joins Lampedusa: Concerts For Refugees Tour

Robert Plant Joins Lampedusa: Concerts For Refugees Tour Oct 6, 2016

Robert Plant, Joan Baez, and Ron Sexsmith are joining the Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees tour in select cities this month. More
The Elders Urge SADC Leaders To Support Smooth Transition In Zimbabwe

The Elders Urge SADC Leaders To Support Smooth Transition In Zimbabwe Aug 23, 2016

The Elders have called on the heads of state of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to consider how they can support a successful and inclusive transition in Zimbabwe that will return stability and growth to the country. More
Stevie Wonder Helps UN Celebrate Nelson Mandela Day

Stevie Wonder Helps UN Celebrate Nelson Mandela Day Jul 19, 2016

As the world marked Nelson Mandela International Day, United Nations officials and UN Peace Ambassador Stevie Wonder yesterday paid tribute to the South African activist and peacemaker’s tireless efforts to end intolerance and injustice, calling on the international community to follow his guiding example in efforts to build a better world for all. More
The Elders Express Concern Over Lack Of Global Action On Climate Change

The Elders Express Concern Over Lack Of Global Action On Climate Change Jul 19, 2016

Six months after the Paris Agreement on climate change, The Elders call on global leaders to live up to their commitments and take prompt action to cut emissions, end fossil fuel subsidies and provide adequate financial support to developing countries to tackle climate change. More
The Elders Support Efforts To Resolve Burundi Conflict

The Elders Support Efforts To Resolve Burundi Conflict Jul 11, 2016

The Elders welcome the planned resumption of the Inter-Burundian Dialogue as part of ongoing efforts to resolve the current crisis in Burundi, under East African Community facilitator Benjamin Mkapa. More
The Elders Urge Leaders To Fill $2.5bn El Nino Funding Gap

The Elders Urge Leaders To Fill $2.5bn El Nino Funding Gap Jul 6, 2016

Ahead of a high level meeting at the United Nations on 19 July, The Elders have called on world leaders to fill the $2.5bn funding gap to help countries facing drought and a humanitarian crisis linked to the El Niño climate phenomenon. More
Plans Revealed For Human Rights Memorial Honoring Nelson Mandela

Plans Revealed For Human Rights Memorial Honoring Nelson Mandela May 27, 2016

The Nelson Mandela Foundation, in partnership with NorthStar Memorial Group and the California chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), have announced the launch of a multifaceted effort to support the late-2016 unveiling of a human rights memorial honoring the life and legacy of civil rights icon, Nelson Mandela. More
Eddie Izzard Completes Marathon Charity Challenge

Eddie Izzard Completes Marathon Charity Challenge Mar 21, 2016

Comedian Eddie Izzard has completed an astonishing 27 marathons in 27 days across South Africa for Sport Relief. More
Eddie Izzard Nears End Of Marathon Charity Challenge

Eddie Izzard Nears End Of Marathon Charity Challenge Mar 17, 2016

This week Eddie Izzard is hoping to complete his sensational 27 marathons, in 27 days challenge, across South Africa for Sport Relief. More
Sun City Musicians To Gather At Shared Interest Gala

Sun City Musicians To Gather At Shared Interest Gala Mar 3, 2016

On April 7, 2016 at Espace in Manhattan, Shared Interest will honor change makers for Southern Africa at their much-anticipated anniversary gala. More