Videos

Want to change the world? Take up the issue of climate change

"If anybody wants to adopt an issue that is challenging, unpredictable, exciting, adventurous and gratifying, and will stretch our hearts and minds and capabilities to the utmost, this is it." Jimmy Carter

Video highlights from The Elders' dialogue with students, activists and young entrepreneurs in Paris, April 2014.

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Hina Jilani: the life of a human rights activist

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Egypt: waiting for a Superman!

Opinion

Brazil's experience offers lessons for Egyptian civil society

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Sheikh Jarrah: solidarity in a shared city

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Elders to Egyptian youth: "You are the future"

“It took us 12 years to write a constitution. Don't underestimate what you have done.” Jimmy Carter

Last week, to conclude their two-day visit to Cairo, the Elders took part in a televised discussion with young Egyptians on the momentous events that have changed their country – and their hopes and expectations for what comes next.

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Introducing: Esther

“For me sustainable development is much more than caring for the environment. It’s also much more than making money from our natural resources and from our economic growth.  It’s an intersection between the economics, the social, and the environment.”

Esther, from Nigeria, is one of four Youngers taking part in the Elders and Youngers, in the run up to the Rio+20 summit. In this video she gives an outline of her work and the future she wants to create.

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Introducing: Sara

“I’m driven by the vision of a world where everybody’s grandgrandgrandgrandchildren can live in harmony with nature and with each other”

Sara, from Sweden, is an environmental campaigner participating as a Younger in the Elders and Youngers debate for practical paths of action, ahead of Rio+20. She introduces herself and explains why finding new solutions is important to her and to the rest of us.