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Navalny’s Passing: The Ongoing Struggle for Democracy in Russia

16 February, 2024

His passing marks a critical moment in the fight for freedom and respect for human dignity. The international community must remain vigilant and committed to promoting democracy, human rights and justice

Club de Madrid calls for the return of Senegal to its democratic tradition and the release of protesters

6 February, 2024

We are extremely concerned about the situation and we ask the Government of Macky Sall to hold with normality and all guarantees the presidential elections scheduled for February 25. The stability and progress of Senegal depend on a solid commitment to democracy, the rule of law, and respect for free speech and peaceful assembly

The immense legacy of Ricardo Lagos

5 February, 2024

We will never be able to thank Ricardo Lagos for what he has done for democracy and human rights. What we can defend is his legacy and the dignity of all human beings as Lagos did

Upholding Humanitarian Support: A Call to Resume UNRWA Funding

31 January, 2024

In alignment with the appeal of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, we strongly urge those Member States involved to reconsider their decision and resume funding to UNRWA immediately, thereby ensuring that humanitarian assistance continues to reach those who need it most

Urgent Call for a Legally-Binding Pandemic Accord

31 January, 2024

Call for World Leaders to Negotiate a Strong, Legally-Binding Pandemic Accord Amidst Ongoing COVID-19 Challenges and Future Threats

New Year’s Message from the President of Club de Madrid

10 January, 2024

The world is in turmoil and existential challenges to humankind, such as global warming, remain inadequately addressed

With the death of Jacques Delors, Europe loses one of its last great architects

28 December, 2023

As a French politician who served as the eighth President of the European Commission from 1985 to 1995, Delors played a key role in the creation of the single market, the euro and the modern European Union

New report highlights key opportunities for closer EU-LAC-US ties following Spain’s Council of the European Union Presidency

12 December, 2023

The report, issued jointly by Club de Madrid and the Atlantic Council, outlines steps to strengthen multilateralism and accelerate the green and digital transitions in Europe and the Americas

Dialogue with China essential in tackling urgent global challenges

12 December, 2023

Over 130 participants at the 2023 Imperial Springs International Forum in Guangzhou deliberated on ways to effectively address compelling global challenges

“We have all failed as a global community” – President Yushchenko (Ukraine) message on the 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

10 December, 2023

“As you will understand, I cannot celebrate this anniversary because we see how the Declaration is violated day by day”

Petrostates Must Take the Lead on Climate Finance

29 November, 2023

If COP28 is to be judged a success, the UAE, as the summit’s host, and other hydrocarbon producers should promise to dedicate some of the windfall oil and gas profits they earned last year to accelerating the green transition in the Global South. Doing so could encourage historic and current emitters to pay their fair share

Club de Madrid calls for immediate cease fire in Gaza

7 November, 2023

Palestinians and Israelis deserve to live in peace, free from fear and violence

The state of democracy in Latin America: Opportunities and challenges

27 October, 2023

With the aim of learning about the situation of democracy in Latin America and highlighting the opportunities for cooperation between CELAC-EU and the USA, a meeting will be held on 27 October, with the participation of Francisco Sagasti, President of Peru (2020-2021).

Coups d’etat in West Africa: How to stop the spiral?

18 October, 2023

In less than three years, five countries in West Africa and the Sahel have experienced putsches and attempted military coups

A tireless fighter for peace and an advocate of dialogue

16 October, 2023

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