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Nonviolent Peaceforce Discusses His Holiness The Dalai Lama at Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Nonviolent Peaceforce Endorser The Dalai Lama Speaks At Nobel Peace Prize Forum In Minneapolis By Shannon Livingston-Harris, Nonviolent Peaceforce Communications Intern On March 1, I attended the Nobel Peace Prize Forum’s Faith and Peace Day at the Minneapolis Convention Center. … Continue reading

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Business Day in Review: Livestream and Flickr

Business Day at the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Forum happened yesterday at the University of Minnesota. If you weren’t among the more than 1,000 participants, we’ve archived all of the keynote sessions on our Livestream video channel. We’re also posting … Continue reading

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“A Great Opportunity for a Young Yemeni!” by Ibrahim Al-Hajiby, Intern

It was my privilege to meet and have a discussion with Mrs. Marianne Aasen, a Member of the Norwegian Parliament and Chair of the Standing Committee on Education, Research, and Church Affairs. Mrs. Aasen expressed her great interest in the … 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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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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“Aung San Suu Kyi: The Woman Who Changed My Life” by Derek Le, Intern

Since I was born, there are three women who have strongly influenced me. One is my mother, one is my sister, and the third person is Aung San Suu Kyi. While my mother taught me discipline and knowledge and my … Continue reading

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Eight Weeks, One Important Exhibit: The Nobel Peace Center

“They told me we wouldn’t be able to do it, so I immediately decided that we could.” Right away I liked her. She was talking about 2005, the first year that the Nobel Peace Center was in existence, and Bente … Continue reading

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What do you know about Bertha von Suttner?

How do you take a person long dead and make her relevant to today? “She had radical ideas, everybody loved being with her, and she believed in the power of change,” Anne Synnøve Simensen explained. Having spent a good part of … Continue reading

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