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originally posted by: Dasrobot
Found while browsing docs on the Foia.state.gov server.
Martti Ahtisaari, former President of Finland, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
Kofi Annan (Chair), former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
Ela Bhatt, founder of the Self-Employed Women's Association of India
Lakhdar Brahimi, former Foreign Minister of Algeria and United Nations envoy
Gro Harlem Brundtland (Deputy Chair), former Prime Minister of Norway and former Director-General of the World Health Organization
Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former President of Brazil
Jimmy Carter, former President of the United States, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
Hina Jilani, international human rights defender from Pakistan
Graça Machel, former Education Minister of Mozambique, President of the Foundation for Community Development and widow of Nelson Mandela
Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Ernesto Zedillo, former President of Mexico
Is that some sort of secret club ?
Chaired by Kofi Annan, The Elders is an independent group of global leaders who work together for peace and human rights. They were brought together in 2007 by Nelson Mandela.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu served for six years as Chair before stepping down in May 2013, and remains an Honorary Elder.
The Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was also an Honorary Elder, until her election to the Burmese parliament in April 2012.
originally posted by: yulka
They are good people