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The OPCW presents The Fires Project

The 2013 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, accepted our invitation to be an Honored Laureate at the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Forum next March.  The OPCW has created a documentary film … Continue reading

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Removal of Chemical Weapons from Syria Nearing Completion – by McDonnell at the Los Angeles Times

“BEIRUT — With its latest deadline days away, Syria is close to eliminating its stockpile of chemical weapons, monitors said Tuesday, an improbable accomplishment in the midst of civil war that is likely to diminish further the possibility of international intervention. After … Continue reading

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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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Guest Blog Submissions: Dick Bernard

Dick Bernard, a long time friend of the Festival and the Forum, made these observations on his blog this week. Here is the link to his website: http://www.outsidethewalls.org “Peace is a process, one person, one action at a time, which … Continue reading

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Science and Health Day Virtual Schedule

We are very excited about all of our speakers and sessions at the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Forum for Health and Science Day! Here is the virtual schedule of speeches and sessions that will be live streamed on our Google Plus page: … Continue reading

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Law and Business Day at the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Forum

We are very excited about Law and Business Day at the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Forum! Here is the virtual schedule of speeches and sessions that will be live streamed on our Google Plus page: Keynote Addresses Michael Posner, JD … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Post: “A Double-Header (and Then Some)”

by Susan Stabile, Robert and Marion Short Distinguished Chair in Law and Professor at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota Yesterday I attended the first day of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Forum, whose theme this year is Crossing Boundaries … Continue reading

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Welcome to the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Greetings from the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Forum: Faith and Peace Day! We will be live streaming His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s speech at 9:40 am (cst) on the Nobel Peace Prize Forum’s Google Plus page: http://bit.ly/1fybyP7  Additionally, we will … Continue reading

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Jesup Scott Honors Scholars’ Reflections: “Crossing Boundaries to Create Common Ground.”

Essay by Merna Naji Most people would define a boundary as a line that delimits an area. In a more figurative sense, however, boundaries are more of a tacit principle that are not always binding. The Japanese earthquake and tsunami … Continue reading

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Faith and Peace Day Pre-Registration

We will be holding pre-registration for the attendees of Faith and Peace Day this Thursday, Feb. 27th and Friday, Feb. 28th from 9am to 9pm. Stop by the Augsburg College Oren Gateway Center to pick up your name badge and … Continue reading

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