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The Elders Update

Nobel Laureate Martti Ahtisaari has joined The Elders, replacing Muhammud Yunus who has stepped down due to the demands of his work. According to Mr. Ahtisaari, "Peace is a question of will. All conflicts can be settled, and it is
intolerable that violent conflicts defy resolution for decades, causing
immeasurable human suffering.

Martti Ahtisaari was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in December 2008 for his efforts on several continents and for more than 3 decades to resolve international conflicts.

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The Elders in the Middle East

At the end of this month, the Elders will be visiting Israel, the West Bank
and Gaza in support of current peace efforts. They plan to meet grassroots organizations, young people, members of
civil society, independent experts, business leaders and others in both Israeli and Palestinian society and listen to the concerns of a wide variety of people who are working hard for peaceful coexistence. The delegation, led by the former president

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