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Peace Prize Forum: Striving for Peace—Courage to Act (March 4-5)

  • Date: Friday, March 4, 2011
  • Time: All day

Striving for PeaceCourage  to Act 

The 23rd Annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum will focus on the importance of courageous action in the work of peacemaking. Nobel Laureate Barack Obama—whose work inspires the 2011 Forum—states that to truly honor ideals like peace, justice, and human rights, we must uphold these ideals “not when it is easy, but when it is hard.” In this spirit, the forum will highlight the work of those who have acted with courage to confront difficult issues of religious discord, social and economic injustice, and the threats of nuclear war and environmental degradation.

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