Responding to pandemics: Africa must be part of the discussion

22 August, 2022

As the World Health Organization attempts to put in place a global response to pandemics, it is crucial that Africa, speaking with one voice, takes part in the debate and is not left out. But the continent also has a responsibility to collectively improve its health systems.

Open Letter to the Leaders of the Republic of Georgia

17 August, 2022

We appeal to Georgian President, Prime Minister and all Georgian authorities to take the necessary legal steps to make it possible for President Saakashvili to receive medical treatment

Step in the Right Direction for the New Pandemic Treaty

8 August, 2022

A global, coordinated response to contain health threats and deliver countermeasures equitably is essential to stopping outbreaks from becoming global pandemics

Club de Madrid mourns the loss of President Fidel V. Ramos

1 August, 2022

The retired general led the forces that put an end to the dictatorship of the late Ferdinand Marcos and then ensured the protection of democracy in his country and was one of the drafters of the Charter of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Withdrawing Women’s Rights Damages Democracy

15 July, 2022

The US Supreme Court has overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade sentence which made the right to abortion constitutional for women in the United States.

Letter to Kais Saied, President of the Republic of Tunisia

1 July, 2022

Club de Madrid calls upon Tunisian authorities to observe the essence of democratic values, fair judicial process and the rule of law, in respect of his rights and freedoms, as guaranteed to all Tunisian citizens in the country’s constitution

We need an International Anti-Corruption Court

27 June, 2022

Citizens correctly wonder how these crimes can continue to go unpunished, while the middle classes are stagnated and tired of facing the consequences of crisis after crisis.

Club de Madrid calls upon Tunisian authorities to observe the essence of democratic values and release Member Hammadi Jebali

26 June, 2022

Club de Madrid calls upon Tunisian authorities to observe the essence of democratic values, judicial process and the rule of law and release Member Hammadi Jebali.

Danilo Türk’s press conference in Geneva

24 June, 2022

Shared his reflections on the links between the war in Ukraine, multilateral peace and security mechanisms and the retreat of democracy.

Climate Proofing the Future: Adaptation, Decarbonisation, and Development

9 June, 2022

Club de Madrid Honorary Member and former UN Secretary-General (2007-2016) Ban Ki-moon will participate in a high-level dialogue on climate and development agendas with the Spanish Deputy Prime Minister for Ecological Transition, Teresa Ribera. 

Strengthening democracy for a more effective multilateralism

8 June, 2022

Club de Madrid President, Danilo Türk, participated in a panel discussion on the present and future of multilateralism

Emerging Tech & Geopolitical Challenges

2 June, 2022

Club de Madrid Members Esko Aho (Prime Minister of Finland, 1991-1995) and Zlatko Lagumdzija (Prime Minister of Bosnia & Herzegovina, 2001-2002) participate in Ecosystems 2030 Summit in La Coruña (Spain)

Proposal for an International Anti-Corruption Court

1 June, 2022

Club de Madrid Member Hanna Suchocka (Prime Minister of Poland, 1992-1993) participates in the World Justice Forum, in The Hague, to explain why the world needs an International Anti-Corruption Court

Tarja Halonen visited Cape Verde to fight against gender based violence

27 May, 2022

A participatory response to Gender-Based Violence in Cape Verde, an EU-funded effort in which Club de Madrid is participating to support the implementation of the existing Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Law.

40-plus former Presidents and Prime Ministers call for an International Anti-Corruption Court

25 May, 2022

Grand corruption has global dimensions and cannot be combatted by the affected countries alone.

Countering Authoritarianism: A conversation with Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

25 May, 2022

Club de Madrid Member Vaira Vike-Freiberga also participated in the Q&A session, while warning that she has suffered a boycott attempt to the digital broadcasting of the event in her country.