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A first step to peace in eastern DRC?

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The Elders debate ethical leadership (part 1)

"To be bold; to have the courage of your convictions; and to think long-term, not short-term or for political expedience; those are characteristics common to good leaders." Gro Harlem Brundtland

The Elders partner with Al Jazeera's South2North programme for a public debate on ethical leadership.

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Listening to the people transforming Myanmar

During the first Elders delegation to Myanmar in September 2013, Jimmy Carter, Martti Ahtisaari and Gro Harlem Brundtland heard a range of perspectives on the country's political transition, from President Thein Sein to the leaders of the 1988 democracy movement.

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The only US president who didn’t wage war

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Peace, power and patriarchy in Africa’s Great Lakes

“Women can no longer accept peace deals that reward the men who raped them with a position in the army. Impunity only leads to more sexual violence.” Gogo Kavira, eastern Congo

From community leaders and journalists to female army generals, women across Africa’s Great Lakes region are working together to build peace and hold their governments to account. Here they speak out on the struggle for equality, security and justice.

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Women take ownership of Great Lakes peace efforts

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Putting the Green Line back on the map

“There is an expiration date to the two-state solution. I hope we haven’t passed it yet” – Avrum Burg, former Speaker of the Knesset

As Europe discusses its trade relations with Israeli settlements in the West Bank, Israeli and Palestinian voices call for proper labelling of settlement products as a concrete step to revive hopes for peace in the region.