Obituary Articles

A tireless fighter for peace and an advocate of dialogue

Martti Ahtisaari was the tenth President of Finland and Nobel Peace Prize laureate “for his important efforts, on several continents and over more than three decades, to resolve international conflicts”. He was Member of Club de Madrid from 2003 to 2021

Club de Madrid mourns the loss of one of its main Founding Members Mikhail Gorbachev

The former Soviet leader, co-founder of Club de Madrid, was one of the most crucial world figures in the last quarter of the 20th century

Statement from Club de Madrid on the Passing of Secretary Madeleine Albright

Club de Madrid Members, Advisors, and the Secretariat are deeply saddened by the passing of Madeleine Albright. Secretary Albright was not only a brilliant analyst of world affairs and deeply respected political leader but her life story, her career in public service...

Club de Madrid mourns the loss of President Rupiah Banda and sends condolences to his friends and family

At a time of democratic backsliding and global uncertainty, President Banda’s legacy is more important than ever.

Member Mkapa, a resourceful political reformer, dies in Dar es Salaam

Member Mkapa, a resourceful political reformer, dies in Dar es Salaam

Benjamin Mkapa, the former President of Tanzania and a Member of Club de Madrid died aged 81 in Dar es Salaam. Members of Club de Madrid and the Secretariat alike mourn the loss of an effective political reformer and an avid contributor to many activities in our organization. He will be sorely...

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Club de Madrid mourns the loss of Javier Pérez de Cuellar

Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Member of Club de Madrid (CdM), former President of Peru's Council of Ministers (2000-2001) and a former Secretary-General of the United Nations (1981-1990) has passed away at age 100. CdM Members and the Secretariat mourn his loss.  Pérez de Cuellar was among the first to...

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