Ahtisaari and Robinson Talk to Us about Sudan and South Sudan

Ahtisaari and Robinson at UNRIC

18 July 2012 – Former Presidents Martti Ahtisaari and Mary Robinson visited Brussels to meet with high-level EU officials and brief them on The Elders‘ recent visits to Sudan, South Sudan and Ethiopia.

As part of their visit they agreed to talk to us about the recent developments in the relations between Sudan and South Sudan, humanitarian situation and development issues in the region as well as about the importance of the European Union action.

cinema32x32 DblueA joint video message by Martti Ahtisaari, former President of Finland, and Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland

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, who is not an active member of the group but remains an Honorary Elder.

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