Nobel Peace Prize Forum announces September speakers

Additional Confirmed Speakers
Forum will be September 15-16, 2017 in Minneapolis

  • Kåre Aas, Norway's Ambassador to the United States
  • Liv Arnesen, Lecturer, Educator and Explorer
  • Ann Bancroft, American Author, Teacher, and Adventurer
  • Bill Doherty, Professor and Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at University of Minnesota
  • Paul Engler, Center for the Working Poor, co-author of "This is an Uprising"
  • Representative Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly
  • Fayçal Gouia, Tunisia's Ambassador to the United States
  • Ulfat Haider, Educator and Adventurer, Intercultural Relations
  • Ana Patel, Executive Director, Outward Bound Peacebuilding
  • Alfredo Zamudio, Director of the Nansen Center for Peace and Dialogue
Laureate and Speaker Sneak Peak

Mrs. Ouided Bouchamaoui is the President of UTICA, the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts, one of the four organizations of the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet. In 2013 Mrs. Ouided Bouchamaoui was elected "Best Business Woman of the Arab World” under the auspices of the G8 Deauville Partnerships, and “Business for Peace Award” Honoree in 2014.
In January 2015, Tunisian President, Mr. Beji Caid Essebsi awarded her Grand Officer of the Order of the Republic –First Class-, and His Majesty the King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, decorated Mrs. Bouchamaoui with the Royal Order of the Polar Star in November 2015.  
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