Ending violence against women
Ban Ki-moon and Mary Robinson discuss gender injustice and the role of men in tackling it.
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Access to Justice
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
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
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
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
Refugees and Migration
We champion the need for compassion, tolerance and solidarity in response to vulnerable people on the move. Find out more
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The Elders in the world
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Reflections, updates and insights on the COVID-19 pandemic
To deal decisively with COVID-19 and prepare for future threats requires comprehensive and sustained political commitment.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Humanity’s collective experience of COVID-19 has reminded us all how precious, fragile, and intertwined life can be.
Juan Manuel Santos
It is essential we seize the opportunity presented by COVID-19 to acknowledge failings, and repair systems and processes.
History will judge us harshly should we not marshall every resource at our disposal to make sure we get vaccines in the arms of those who need it.