His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah meets peace activists KUWAIT, July 3 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received on Tuesday at Bayan Palace an organization of senior peace activists known as "The Elders." The group is comprised of renowned personalities including former Algerian Foreign Minister Lakhdar Brahimi and erstwhile president of Finland Martti Ahtisaari
. "The Elders" is an international, non-governmental organization of elder statesmen, peace activists and human rights advocates, who were brought together by Nelson Mandela in 2007.
The delegation includes former President of Finland Martti Ahtisaari
, former President of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Algeria Lakhdar Brahimi and Chief Executive Officer of the Elders Group David Nussbaum.
Former Finnish president Martti Ahtisaari
told British daily The Guardian in comments confirmed to Agence France Presse that Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, met with him privately in 2012 and suggested finding "an elegant way for Assad to step aside".
On Tuesday, Nobel peace prize laureate Martti Ahtisaari
told The Guardian that in 2012 Moscow suggested a reconciliation deal for Syria, suggesting to "find an elegant way for Assad to step aside" after launching peace talks between the Syrian government and opposition, RIA Novosti reported.
Our race doesn't and never should separate us Tanya Vo (Houston, Texas - travelling in Edinburgh) Ex-Finnish president, Martti Ahtisaari
, said Nelson Mandela is the only man he respects without limitation Heidi Ahvenainen (Hameenkyro, Finland - lives in Edinburgh) If it was not for his determination and sacrifice I'd not have had the opportunity to see the world outside South Africa Esa Mervin Granger Williams (Capetown, SA - lives in Glasgow) He taught everyone about tolerance towards each other and between race and religion Dan Tennant (Johannesburg, South Africa - lives & studies in Edinburgh)
BDI leader Ali Ahmeti also warned about this danger before the Albanian Diaspora in Austria but analysts say that the rights of Serbs will be within the frames of Martti Ahtisaari
After accepting the Ahtisaari
plan, in 2008, Kosovo was legally obliged to comply with the ISG's decisions, which had the power to annul any decisions or laws adopted by Kosovo authorities.
Concluding a five-day visit to the region, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Martti Ahtisaari
and Mary Robinson called on President Salva Kiir of South Sudan and President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan to meet as soon as possible to break the current cycle of mistrust.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 26, 2012-Marko Ahtisaari
joins Nokia's Leadership Team as executive vice president, Design(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
(09.30 a.m.) 2- President Gul will receive the chair of the Independent Commission on Turkey and former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari
and an accompanying delegation in Ankara.
Namib Mills in conjunction with Sports4U hosted a soccer coaching clinic at the Marti Ahtisaari
School in Windhoek this week, following last year's successful event.