Message of support

Peace is possible. Israelis and Palestinians deserve it and can achieve it. Ordinary people can make a difference. Make your voice heard now.
Fernando H Cardoso
Brazil
Gratitude to the Elders and to all who are working for peace and justice. Thank you.
Beth Edmonds
San Jose, CA
Hold peace in your mind, peace in your heart and peace in your actions,we are but a flashbulb in space and time, let your life be remembered for spreading peace and having a wide open heart
Jill Penn
Christchurch NZ
You have been a great example. You are the motivation to make the world a better place. I am studying watermanagement in your footsteps. It is my dream to make the world more sincere. Rest in peace.
Sander Hoogendijk
Wageningen, The Netherlands
I think this is an absolutely amazing group of individuals that we all should aspire to be like. I highly respect you for the work you are doing to end child marriage!
Chanel
Wisconsin, US
Mandela taught my generation that “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation."
Michael Boampong
Ghana/USA
Violence and rhetoric is blindly directed to an opposing zone. Retaliation seems to reap more intense and cheaper cognitive rewards than investing effort in addressing the systemic sources of conflict.
Mo98a
Rīga
Nothing can beat wisdom - and the elders represent wisdom.
Lilian Ong'ayo
England - UK
Releasing and letting go of the past is the first step towards forgiveness, understanding and the realization of Peace. The future is about all of us becoming ONE humanity ONE heart.
Roxana Badillo, Esq.
Arizona, USA
Heaven gained a great Angel. Engaged not only SA but the world. Lots achieved, there's much more to be done. Let's learn from his legacy.Whoever & wherever we are, let's uphold his values in our lives
Dupé Adeoye
Coventry, UK
We will forever celebrate your formidable achievements and cherish your principles. You have done your part, go well Tata Madiba
Thabang Lebea
Alberton, South Africa
We are all on the same planet, same species, all the divisions are man made. The invisible 'lines in the sand' are illusions. Live in the now not in the past. Peace, love, forgiveness.
Michelle Goff
UK
Thank you Archbishop Desmond Tutu for your support of Gay Rights across the globe. Equality and Equity for all!
Emelia Music
London
The conflict in the Middle East has been going on for far to long; and far too many lives ruined or lost; For God's sake it must stop now.
Themba P V Mndaweni
South Afraica
From the American on the Jewish boat to Gaza. "Palestine I Hear You" We can no longer meet hate with hate but rather look into the eyes of our enemy and see ourselves.
Lillian Rosengarten
Hudson Valley, New York
There is no more important nor more attainable issue than that of World Peace. Only through peace can man work together to overcome all other challenges to the survival of mankind on Earth.
Dennis Robinson
USA
He will always stand as an example to the world of what is possible. He was a true blessing to the world his legacy will continue to grow. Long live Mr Mandela and long live his memory!
John Brereton
New Castle, DE
It is insufficient simply to support 'peace'. We need to set out the choice: either two states (partition) or a single democratic state. There is no third way.
Roger Higginson
London, UK
We are one humanity upon this planet and sharing in unconditional love and peace unites us all.
Harold W Becker
USA
The Elephant currently has its foot on the tail of the Mouse. Thank you, The Elders, for demanding the Elephant to move.
Anna Kallio
Pori, Finland
I did not know Elders exist. Now I feel there is hope for so many people like Hanar Shaat who think one better world is possible. Thks Elders. All together WE CAN.
MARTA FONT
Barcelona
My heart is full of gratitude about his way he made in life. Its grace we have had him here on earth. He gives me a strong sign of l o v e and believe.
Anke Rosenmüller
Germany
No one else in our lifetime has made such a lasting mark on our minds and attitudes, all across the world, as Nelson Mandela.
Gro Harlem Brundtland
Norway
I remember as a teenager (living in Derry, N.Ireland at the height of the troubles) an adult saying "I doubt I'll see peace here in my lifetime". They did! Have faith in the desire for peace.
Sinead
Ireland
To Madiba, We marched for you to be free and you helped to change our world. You have inspired me to be the best I can be and to encourage my children. I salute you great father. Grace Graham
Grace Graham
London, England
The entire country' ,from the sea to the river,should be open to both Israelis and Palestinians, enjoying equal rights and rejecting any discrimination. This political entity should be a Condominium,
Ervin Y. Kedar (prof. Ph.D.)
Israel/Palestine
Thank you for the brilliant webcast highlighting the challenges and opportunities for peace. It is essential that we keep the bright light of truth focused on reaching a true solution. Well done!
Warren
London
Thank you Tata. Simply Thank you.
Denise Valentine
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Mandela's ideal and that he was famously prepared to die for it should forever remain an inspiration to us to continue the fight against inequality and domination of any group of people over another.
Adam Davis
London
It is time to move forward. Israel must recognise the State of Palestine on the 1967 border, Jerusalem internationalized. Palestine will recognize Israel.
Mike
United States of America