Nobe Peace Prize Forum starts Sept 13, Minneapolis,CX6I,113K2O,1FSKJ,1

The Paradox of Peace

The 30th annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum in Minneapolis, which will take place over multiple days, will explore the tensions between conflict and reconcilation, between justice and forgiveness, between hope and fear.

Join us in honoring Nobel Peace Prize laureates who have navigated these paradoxes:
  • September 14: President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia
  • September 14: Peace Meal: Inspired by Colombian cuisine and culture (seperate ticket)
  • September 15: the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
Free Registration for the Augsburg University Community

Thursday September 13:
Pre-Conference Workshops

Participate in our action-oriented workshops related to the work of Nobel Peace Prize laureates:
  • New Green Revolution
  • Urban Resilience and Climate Change
  • Racial Justice in the Global Context
Sessions run 9:00 am—12:00 pm and 1:30 pm—4:00 pm. Additional details coming soon.

Friday September 14:
Honoring the work of President Santos

Friday programming will focus on the peace process in Colombia with representatives from the peace process, Leonel Narvaez of Forgiveness International, Nancy Lindborg of the U.S. Institute of Peace, and Priscilla Hayner, author of The Peacemaker’s Paradox.

Additional programming will take place with Maya Soetoro-Ng, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Peter Gleick, and panels on the paradox of water.

Saturday September 15:
Honoring the work of ICAN

Saturday programming will engage with the challenges of ridding the world of the nuclear weapons that threaten the very existence of life on earth. ICAN’s Executive Director Beatrice Fihn and along with other experts will discuss ongoing efforts to abolish nuclear weapons.

Additional programming will take place on the paradox of water, water diplomacy in the Middle East, and the new Green Revolution in agriculture.

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