Dear Friends,


We bring you the Elders’ latest reflections, insight, and analysis on the COVID-19 pandemic. ​ This covers the period 15 February – 15 March.


In the latest episode of the Finding Humanity podcast, Lakhdar Brahimi and Mary Robinson discuss peace-building and ethical leadership in the context of COVID-19.


Graça Machel addresses the moral failure of vaccine nationalism and the importance of ensuring a fair distribution of vaccines in an event organised by the People’s Vaccine Alliance.


Marking International Women’s Day, Mary Robinson writes in Inter Press Service on why women’s leadership must drive the global recovery from COVID-19


Juan Manuel Santos and Mary Robinson contribute to PARKS special edition on COVID-19, highlighting how the pandemic demonstrates clearly the human dependency on healthy and vibrant ecosystems.


Mary Robinson addresses the UN Human Rights Council on the need to uphold the rights of the most vulnerable during the pandemic.


Stay safe,

The Elders


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