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Speaking at the launch of The Elders

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Kofi Annan calls on each and everyone of us to ask, “What can I do?”, to help tackle the global challenges we face.

In 2007, on the occassion of his 89th birthday, Nelson Mandela announced the formation of The Elders, a group of leaders who seek to contribute their wisdom, independent leadership and integrity to tackling some of the world’s toughest problems.   Speaking at the launch of the group, Kofi Annan called on each and everyone of us to ask, “What can I do?”, to help tackle the challenges we face.

View Mr. Annan’s speech in full in the video clip below.   For further information on The Elders please visit: