Monthly Archives: January 2013

Brother Ali and Omar Offendum to Speak and Perform at 2013 Forum

On Saturday, March 9 at 8:00 pm (Doors: 7:15), the Nobel Peace Prize Forum will hold a special evening of presentations and performances exploring the dynamics of peace and hip hop. Held at Augsburg College’s Kennedy Center, the evening will … Continue reading

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Burroughs Students Prepare for the Festival

Janet Johnson, Teacher from Burroughs Community School sent this report: “Our classroom is getting excited as we prepare for the K-12 Festival. We read a story today about Alfred Nobel, and my first graders each wrote 7-15 facts about his … Continue reading

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FORTUNE Magazine Columnist Nina Easton to speak at Business Day!

Need another reason to attend Business Day at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum (March 8-10)? We’re thrilled to announce that Nina Easton has accepted our invitation to speak on Friday, March 8 as part of the Business Day program, which … Continue reading

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Video Interview with Tawakkol Karman, Peace Prize winner and 2013 Forum Speaker

In this inspiring interview produced by the Nobel Peace Center as part of their SHEROES exhibition, Tawakkol Karman (2011 Peace Prize Winner) responds to a number of compelling questions to provide a window into her dynamic character. Responses include: Karman’s … Continue reading

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Tawakkol Karman, Nobel Laureate and 2013 Forum Speaker: “A Lesson from the Arab Spring”

In this essay forwarded to the Nobel Peace Prize Forum, 2011 Peace Prize Winner Tawakkol Karman shares her insights regarding the Arab Spring. She will be speaking at the Forum on Sunday, March 10, which is open to the public ($10 for … Continue reading

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“A Student’s Nobel Peace Prize Experience” by Elsa Lilja Gunnarsdottir

The following post was written by Elsa Lilja Gunnarsdottir, a student at the American College of Norway in Moss, Norway and friend of the Nobel Peace Prize Forum. This is her account of the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, which took … Continue reading

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