Quotes about aday.org

Many inspiring people around the world are supporting our project and think you should join too. Read more about what they say about us below.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu

“Take this unique opportunity with me, and thousands of others around the world, to create a priceless collection of images, to boost understanding and enhance research and education.”

Desmond Tutu, former Primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa and bishop of Cape Town and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate


Archbishop Desmond Tutu

"This great project is about real people taking pictures of real life in real-time. Please get your camera and share your life on May 15th."

Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group


Andre Kuipers by Roger Cremers
© Roger Cremers

“I think it’s one of the big advantages of the space stations that we can show the people on the planet that we can do this together. Collaboration is very important and that’s why I like it to participate in this fantastic project.”

André Kuipers, ESA Astronaut



"We are more aware of each other than ever before in the history of human life. It’s more than a perception these days, now it´s a fact that there are so many different ways to look at the world. Aday.org puts this in focus. Half of all people on this planet are women, I´m curious to see how we will define ourselves in this experiment."

Robyn, singer, songwriter and producer, one of the 100 most inspiring women worldwide (The Guardian)


Martti Ahtisaari

“The scope and diversity of this project makes it unique. It puts everyone’s life in the centre of a giant story of our times, yet to be told.”

Martti Ahtisaari, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former President of Finland


Jan Eliassen

"Seeing the world through thousands of prisms on the same day will make us realize the diversity as well as the commonality of humanity."

Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, former Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs and former President of the United Nations General Assembly


Mary Robinson 
© The Elders 

“I am sure that an archive of images from all over the world, taken on the same day, will celebrate both our rich diversity and the very many experiences and aspirations that we all share.”

Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights