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2020 was a year like no other as COVID-19 wreaked havoc on people’s lives across the world. During this time, The Elders continued to deliver on Nelson Mandela’s mandate to “support courage where there is fear” and “inspire hope where there is despair”.

Read this policy note and watch highlights on why women’s equal participation is crucial in peace processes

Read our statements following the US Presidential election and on the importance of a democratic transition of power.

Watch this discussion on the realities of occupation and discover more about our series of dialogues with Israeli and Palestinian civil society, together with The Carter Center.

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