August 2, 2008

The Elders in Sudan

From September 30th to October 4th of 2007, Elders' Desmond Tutu, Lakhdar Brahimi, Jimmy Carter, and Graça Machel traveled to Sudan to assess the situation in Darfur and affirm the group's support of the fragile peace negotiated between North and South Sudan in the two-year-old Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA).

They began their trip in Khartoum, meeting with Sudanese President Omar el-Bashir, representatives of opposition political parties, United Nations representatives, the African Union, the diplomatic community and a wide variety of international organizations and humanitarian agencies. Watch the following this important diplomatic venture:

The Elders also published a PDF report on their findings titled:

"Bringing Hope, Forging Peace: The Elders Sudan Report"

The overarching goal of The Elders is to solve global problems using a combined "almost 1,000 years of collective experience" to work on practical solutions for seemingly insurmountable problems ranging from global climate change, HIV/AIDS, and poverty.

Learn more about what some of the most respected leaders our world has ever known
have to say on this significant issue and other complex problems: Here

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