Reflections, updates and insights on the COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 has revealed a collective failure by leaders and policymakers to take pandemic prevention, preparedness and response seriously.
Gro Harlem Brundtland
Now is the time for people with wise heads and open hearts to stand up for the most vulnerable and to build a safer, healthier future for all.
Zeid Raad Al Hussein
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Ethical Leadership & Multilateral Cooperation
We support international co-operation & strong multilateral institutions as the most effective ways of tackling global challenges, including nuclear disarmament.Find out more
Conflict Countries & Regions
We endeavour to assist in efforts to secure peaceful resolution to conflicts through quiet diplomacy and a willingness to talk to all sides.Find out more
Universal Health Coverage
We make global and country-level interventions to help political leaders take the bold steps needed to implement pro-poor UHC reforms.Find out more
We want to help ensure a just transition to the low carbon economy, create political space for ambitious action, and encourage innovative new solutions.Find out more
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Access to justice for all is an important human right. We will work with governments and civil society to make this right a reality.Find out more
Latest News & Insight
The Elders explore hope, leadership and the COVID-19 recovery in a new series of the Finding Humanity podcast
As the new US President Joe Biden calls for unity in tackling the cascading crises of our era, The Elders embark on a new podcast series looking at the leadership needed to meet the challenges ahead.
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