This vision already enjoys the support of global political leadership including that of Nelson Mandela, Tony Blair and Graça Machel. Further support has come from institutions like NEPAD and the South African government who have set aside land for the project.
“The principles underpinning Accord's operations are the very ideals for which humanity has striven for centuries - peaceful resolution of conflict, human rights, and good governance.” - Nelson Mandela
"I applaud the establishment of the Accord Peace Centre in Africa. I hope it will help achieve the peace and stability which Africa needs." - Tony Blair
“Accord is determined to make a huge difference, empowering people and challenging all in our society to end conflict in Africa.” - Graça Machel