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Independent global leaders working together for peace, justice and human rights. Founded by Nelson Mandela in 2007.

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Alarming, unacceptable attack by @SecPompeo on @IntlCrimCourt staff. At a time when multilateral cooperation & resp… https://t.co/3ZcOnzsico"Somos todos tão fortes quanto o elo mais fraco de nossas sociedades, e todos temos a responsabilidade de apoiar os… https://t.co/HrT9kf02N8"O primeiro-ministro @antoniocostapm está dando um exemplo em seu compromisso com a democracia e os princípios huma… https://t.co/M1wdZXDQ6JMary Robinson: "Como a #COVID19 destaca nossas vulnerabilidades comuns, a decisão de #Portugal de conceder cidadani… https://t.co/fP5bsKwcWY"@antoniocostapm has set an example in his commitment to democracy and humanitarian principles that all other leade… https://t.co/c4b5oMYDLhMary Robinson: “As #COVID19 highlights our common vulnerabilities, #Portugal’s decision to grant temporary citizens… https://t.co/WvX14td4fS
3/31
2020
We're grateful & humbled to have received the @SkollFoundation Global Treasure Award. As #SkollGoesVirtual, its foc… https://t.co/3lh9DQ8zWf"An uncontrolled contagion, no matter where in the world, and no matter how localised, is a threat to all of humani… https://t.co/KW0MIg4MlyWe share @ose_yemen’s hopes that warring parties in #Yemen will heed @antonioguterres’ #COVIDCeasefire call, and ar… https://t.co/rSW3mYhy6x#COVID19 crisis shows how a multilateral approach based on solidarity & collective mobilisation is essential. Leade… https://t.co/nuEjVtyF01Immediate priority must be the renewal of #NewSTART by @potus & @kremlinrussia_e. #Covid19 means there is no capaci… https://t.co/Zoq4kPAAOl#P5 countries have a particularly heavy responsibility to work together to implement their disarmament obligations… https://t.co/ysNtIAZqX7As the #Covid19 pandemic forces the postponement of the NPT Review Conference until 2021, it is crucial that states… https://t.co/XoA9JjOEWZ
3/30
2020
Yesterday’s @g20org statement is a welcome first step in coordinated global response to #COVID19 pandemic. For imme… https://t.co/yTD3u5qu8y
3/27
2020
With millions of people confined to their homes due to the #COVID2019 pandemic, many women are at risk of gender-ba… https://t.co/sXjIgrUpNSThe Elders urge everyone to follow the @WHO advice on personal hygiene measures such as regular hand-washing. This… https://t.co/9ufOJ4DM6E"Faced by the #Covid19 crisis, it is crucial that leaders recognise the interconnectedness of #UHC and health emerg… https://t.co/02ZpNtvtO4We cannot tackle the #CoronavirusCrisis alone. As the UN Secretary General notes in his letter to #G20 leaders: “Le… https://t.co/DLKrtfpkf0We agree with @AntonioGuterres that @G20 leaders must take radical, collaborative steps to combat #coronavirus, pro… https://t.co/dU78rJZ9G5#COVID19 is not a disaster happening in a far off place, it is a crisis for us all. The Elders urge world leaders… https://t.co/AxVRJcv2ag
3/26
2020
Important call by @mbachelet for prisoners’ rights and those of other vulnerable groups to be protected during the… https://t.co/voIdc9es3f
3/25
2020
“The threat from #ClimateChange is as real as the threat from Covid-19, though it seems far away”: Mary Robinson in… https://t.co/rkW09U4CrwThe Elders send their best wishes to their dear friend and ‘Elder Emeritus’ Martti Ahtisaari, his wife Eeva, and to… https://t.co/dQTcDd8VZaCovid-19 新型冠状病毒展现了我们共同的人性以及共同的脆弱点,只有通过共同协作,才能保护我们所有的根本利益。 https://t.co/btsZGpaDIN #COVID19“I am calling on the world to take the @WHO #SafeHands Challenge.” – The Elders’ Deputy Chair, Ban Ki-moon. We urg… https://t.co/v8nWttBmsO
3/24
2020
The Elders join the @UN Secretary General @AntonioGuterres in calling for an immediate cessation of hostilities acr… https://t.co/CKF2ykpMCV#Covid-19 проливает свет на то, что все мы – люди, живущие вместе, одинаково уязвимы, и только сообща, совместными… https://t.co/yrSEw04BNSلقد ألقى كوفيد-19 الضوء على المبادئ الإنسانية العامة ونقاط الضعف المشتركة بيننا، وأصبح الطريق الوحيد لتحقيق جميع مص… https://t.co/fKqYAffkmN'Le Covid-19 met en lumière notre humanité commune et les vulnérabilités que nous partageons, et seules des mesures… https://t.co/c2CfzaaGjM'La COVID-19 arroja luz sobre nuestra humanidad común y las vulnerabilidades que compartimos. Solo a través de una… https://t.co/wn8bnkIqrz
3/23
2020
The #COVID19 pandemic highlights the interconnectedness of our globalised world, and the need for a fully-functioni… https://t.co/fym0z9jlGGThis #WaterDay we urge everyone to #besafe and follow @WHO hygiene advice. We also remain cognisant of the millions… https://t.co/w9kKyOWAkZ"We need to be safe, be smart, and be kind to one another." - Graça Machel We urge everyone to follow the @WHO ad… https://t.co/oC7iB6JLBX
3/22
2020
The #Covid_19 global health crisis flags the need to provide safe sanitation and accommodation for the many disposs… https://t.co/jy8OxBy8dRIn this dark hour, The Elders call for an exceptional lifting of sanctions against #Iran as a humanitarian priority… https://t.co/bkYO6xWSK1This is a global crisis that demands a global response, rooted in the principles of solidarity and common humanity.… https://t.co/jpCOXxtGosAs Iran prepares to celebrate #Norwuz, The Elders send their deepest solidarity to its people in their ongoing stru… https://t.co/cSspxre8OYThe recent decision by @secpompeo to impose further sanctions against #Iran is at odds with the calls from @UN and… https://t.co/CmUgXpOWFK“We are not defined by the conditions we face, no matter how hopeless they seem – we are defined by how we respond… https://t.co/2eMQ8rSwqw"There is no way that #India can overcome its developmental challenges by pitting one religious group against anoth… https://t.co/ka7JrEuX9F
3/20
2020
Everyone can make a difference, and everyone has a responsibility to do their part. Only by asserting the common bo… https://t.co/hpSlGkN5hMSharing information and changes in public policy and health advice in a timely, transparent and accessible way shou… https://t.co/ZcDAfPjnnWPoliticians, policymakers and media organisations have a responsibility to vigorously rebut false information sprea… https://t.co/39jNAkSzOzThe rapid spread of #coronavirus highlights the interconnectedness of today’s globalised world, and the need for a… https://t.co/WeZtD4AiMFWe endorse the call of the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board for at least US$8 billion to be immediately injecte… https://t.co/do3kIZ9vChThe pandemic shines a light on our common humanity and shared vulnerabilities, and it is only through a collective,… https://t.co/GbORAyBRIwElders Statement thread: #COVID19 poses an unprecedented challenge for gvnts, heads of state and int institutions.… https://t.co/h3aw1vcKvc“There are several measures you can use to protect yourself & your loved ones from #COVID19, one of these is washin… https://t.co/7J0HoapksHThe Elders call on global leaders and citizens alike to root their response to #Covid19 in humanitarian principles… https://t.co/VOQCjijL6F
3/19
2020
@yates_rob Thank you for sharing. If anyone is having trouble accessing this link, you can view the whole statement… https://t.co/bz8hqjAb52 @greenpeacepress Thank you for sharing. If anyone is having trouble accessing this link, you can view the whole sta… https://t.co/BVTRQRP1bA @catherinemack Thank you for sharing, Catherine. If anyone is having trouble accessing this link, you can view the… https://t.co/nyMS1qpuDz @sebjg32 @JuanManSantos Sorry, Sebastián, we have had a server issue. You should be able to access the news item he… https://t.co/o3sI0FVE3P'#COVID19 shines a light on our common humanity and shared vulnerabilities, and it is only through a collective, co… https://t.co/HvH9WYKPSK
3/18
2020
Today marks 40 years since President Jimmy Carter signed the US Refugee Act, enshrining #refugeerights into US law,… https://t.co/JGfYCjgahG
3/17
2020
.@NafeshaRich with an articulate explanation about why the #EscazuAgreement is so important for Latin America & the… https://t.co/fd3jEq0yYGCollective action to protect public health is a priority in the fight against #COVID19, but we continue to face the… https://t.co/ttvB6yDFWy
3/13
2020
Laws are not enough. Knowing and using these laws enable women to access justice. #JusticeForAll #CSW64 #Beijing25https://t.co/DR25ElgT6R
Retweeted by The EldersSea level rise, melting ice, ocean acidification, impacts on health, displacement, security & hunger - The latest… https://t.co/uhYH5SKoMk“The health of every person is linked to the health of the most marginalised members of the community.” We agree w… https://t.co/KtDsbmdOyd
3/11
2020
The Elders stand with @WHO and all medical professionals in the fight against #COVID19. Collective action to protec… https://t.co/3GMyU0xOY4
3/10
2020
"We should work together to hold our leaders to account." – Graça Machel argues that delivering publicly financed… https://t.co/ikiGHlZdWcWe welcome @UNStats' adoption of a new, people-centered indicator on #JusticeForAll, noting that most justice probl… https://t.co/jsa3eBWdefDelivering publicly financed universal health coverage is a political choice. – Graça Machel challenges leaders t… https://t.co/d67BsAVt96
3/9
2020
Equality for women and girls is a cornerstone of the Elders’ commitment to securing dignity & rights for all. This… https://t.co/gZH3ONs9pk“I admire @GretaThunberg for her great courage and commitment, and for her perseverance and stamina in pursuing her… https://t.co/wfMSnrceEfToday, for #IWD2020, Ban Ki-moon explains how his mother inspired him: “My mother… used to tell me about the dange… https://t.co/LxJco9Vvu7
3/8
2020
"I am so proud of her resilience and the fortitude she demonstrates on a daily basis." Today, ahead of #IWD2020, G… https://t.co/8xYQzHy4Ma"A woman who inspires me is Elder Emeritus, Ela Bhatt ... she has pulled millions of Indian families out of abject… https://t.co/8gg1GQUPHq“My daughter Josina is incredibly inspiring to me. As a survivor of #VAW, she has brought to light & brought to lif… https://t.co/AM5iJXyYFj'From climate change to peace talks, we need new ideas — and women to lead’ - Mary Robinson in today's Times of Ind… https://t.co/VjPs6ABOuT
3/7
2020
The Elders joins the intl community in calling on all sides in the #GuyanaElection to respect the rule of law & all… https://t.co/qGAsV9XFy5“Sor Juana’s entire life and work, should resonate and inspire today’s true believers and champions of women’s righ… https://t.co/OGN1IVKpIi
3/6
2020
"I was deeply impressed by how she leads with modesty and humility, and constantly praises others." Mary Robinson… https://t.co/UAdrBcFJFvThe Elders are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former UNSG Pérez de Cuéllar. He played a crucial role in… https://t.co/5OkqOlcnbm“She leads with modesty and humility.” Ahead of #IWD2020 we’re sharing stories of women who’ve inspired the Elders… https://t.co/en3rDGfa6F
3/5
2020
Today marks the 2 year anniversary since the adoption of the #EscazuAgreement. Congratulations to Antigua & Barbuda… https://t.co/k3ODZHa24y“Syria will, dangerously, become a byword, a precedent, for a new normal of brutal, divisive, contagious conflict.”… https://t.co/qbyk8c6sRr"The #EscazúAgreement ... can simultaneously accelerate progress on #ClimateAction, protect #HumanRights and foster… https://t.co/j1gubbxlR3“This woman, Pastora Mira, is an inspiration for me because she showed me the power of forgiveness.” Ahead of… https://t.co/5LmIzbbFor
3/4
2020
“Any profound and wide-reaching challenge to the construct of masculinity and patriarchy needs to be a collective e… https://t.co/WEGuXpHcP8UNHCR is appealing for calm and an easing of tensions on Turkey’s borders with the European Union in light of the p… https://t.co/sz4uoUePmQ
Retweeted by The Elders
3/3
2020
Humanitarian crises in Mediterranean cannot be separated from the political and military crisis in #Syria. Inaction… https://t.co/Zq7rr3TmoQEU-Turkey ‘deal’ of 2016 was always morally dubious, as The Elders warned at the time. https://t.co/8U456q8fjq Turk… https://t.co/bMLhQCrYQaSqualid conditions on Greek/Turkish border again show how #refugees are treated as pawns in a geopolitical game. As… https://t.co/0tzYwmR3i9
3/2
2020
"Instead of promoting peace, it risks fuelling the conflict, at the expense of Israeli and Palestinian civilians al… https://t.co/0X6o43ZJBq
2/27
2020
Inclusive engagement with civil society, especially women's groups, will be crucial as the unity government works t… https://t.co/mT549bPlvTPressure from @igadsecretariat states was crucial in bringing belligerents to the table, as were interventions from… https://t.co/jhwBUFznjkPriorities must now include securing unity & discipline in national army, resolving disputes on control of key citi… https://t.co/bXvDSe9uBQNew unity government in #SouthSudan is a welcome step to ending the country’s devastating conflict. Both President… https://t.co/B6ubXROEcJ‘Violence against women is a profound global injustice.’ Ricardo Lagos writes about the culture of tolerance toward… https://t.co/axj8L5Ghtp
2/26
2020
"Let us stand and be counted in solidarity with all those working to build a world where every woman is able to giv… https://t.co/3RFkeufjMj
2/25
2020
Global challenges demand global solutions, "to show solidarity with those fighting for peace, justice and human rig… https://t.co/wjejyjSVyT
2/24
2020
All parties to the war must engage honestly and openly with UN Special Envoy @geiropedersen. Syria’s bloodshed will… https://t.co/fKkqzrEApYAfter nearly a decade of war, #Syria stands as an indictment of global powers, esp. #P5 states, for failing to work… https://t.co/S0QKRZgbb0Civilians in #Idlib face humanitarian catastrophe in the face of relentless military assault. Over 900,000 have fle… https://t.co/dqAEyNrCUd#OnThisDay in 2018, Mary Robinson & Hina Jilani joined grassroots justice defenders in Buenos Aires, Argentina to c… https://t.co/QMevoqjd7a
2/20
2020
The @WHO @UNICEF @TheLancet report is a stark reminder of the intergenerational injustice of #ClimateChange and the… https://t.co/FeMktRxDmw @DrIsaacking @SRHINAfrica @officialSIMBI @OneYoungWorld Thank you for all that you do to raise the profile on this important issue."As young leaders who are a movement for Universal Health Coverage, we are a voice for change." Six young health… https://t.co/TrUgmtkZE4
2/19
2020

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