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12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates – Is Nuclear Peace Possible?

12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates – Is Nuclear Peace Possible?

David Martin, national security correspondent for CBS News, opened the last day of the 12thWorld Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates moderating the panel, “A World without Nuclear Weapons,” featuring: Ingeborg Brienes of the International Peace Bureau, Dr. Jayantha Dhanapala from the PUGWASH Conferences, Dr. Ira Helfand of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, and Nobel Peace Laureate […]

Chicago Nobel Peace Summit Comes to a Close with a Buzz

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The 12th World Summit of Nobel Laureates ends today after 3 days of inspiring discussions with Nobel Peace Prize winners.

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World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates 2012

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World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates 2012

Chicago was honored with hosting the summit of Nobel Peace Laureates at the UIC Forum on April 24th 2012. Reporter Patricia Rezaei prepared this look at the events. The three-day summit, themed “Speak Up, Speak Out for Freedom and Rights,” places a special emphasis on engaging and empowering youth to action through a series of discussions […]

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Nobel Peace Summit Draws Students from Near and Far

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Nobel Peace Summit Draws Students from Near and Far

Students filled the University of Illinois at Chicago Forum hall Monday eagerly awaiting the start of the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. Some students traveled for as little as 10 minutes, while others could have referred to their participation as a mini-vacation. Corrie Trice and Abigail Sweeney attend sister schools in Pennsylvania, yet […]

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Nobel Peace Summit Calls Students to Action

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Nobel Peace Summit Calls Students to Action

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Monday helped open The 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates at the University of Illinois at Chicago Forum.   “It is my hope that over the next three days we can see what character and courage can do to make a difference,” Emanuel told the audience and others watching via […]

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Nobel Peace Prize Winners Schedule Chicago Summit

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Nobel Peace Prize Winners Schedule Chicago Summit

Nobel Peace Prize Winners will talk Human Rights and Peace to students in Chicago on Monday, April 23 from 9:30 a.m  – 11 a.m. as the kick off of the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. They will  visit Chicago public high schools that morning, before they begin their three-day summit. Individual laureates and top representatives […]

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Counter-Summit Discusses NATO’s Shortcomings

A coalition of organizations gathered at The People’s Church in Chicago Saturday to discuss options for a NATO-free future. Alejandro Villatoro of Iraq Veterans Against the War shared his story before the crowd, recalling his first deployment to Iraq in 2003. “From what I was told, Iraq was posing a threat to the United States,” […]

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