12th Annual World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

DateWednesday, April 25, 2012 
Time12:45 (EDT) | 16:45 (UTC)  Time Zone Converter
Duration2h 0m
ThemesEducation, Human Rights, Youth

Pre-Summit Webchats: Wednesday, April 18 – Friday, April 20, 2012
Summit Webcasts: Monday, April 23 – Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Program times will vary
URL to participate in the live programs: http://conx.state.gov/digital-diplomacy/ (Short URL: http://goo.gl/q7G6N )
Full program schedule: http://goo.gl/Xe8TK


Description: Interested in seeing Nobel Peace Laureates and superstars, including President Jimmy Carter?  Join us for live webcasts of the 12th Annual World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, on April 23-25.  Nobel Laureates and Panelists will include: President Mikhail Gorbachev; Professor Muhammad Yunus; President Lech Wałęsa; President Frederik Willem de Klerk; President Oscar Arias; President Jimmy Carter; Dr. Shan Cretin, American Friends Service Committee; Mr. Steve Goose, International Campaign to Ban Landmines; Dr. Bruce Lampard, Médecins Sans Frontières; Dr. Shirin Ebadi; Ms. Suzanne Nossel, US Executive Director of Amnesty International; Mrs. Ingeborg Breines, International Peace Bureau; International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War; Dr. Jayantha Dhanapala, PUGWASH Conferences; Professor Jody Williams.  Also joining the event to receive an Annual Peace Summit Award will be actor and director Sean Penn.  For more information and the complete list of panelists, visit the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates website: www.nobelsummitchicago.org.


In the week prior to the Summit, join the human rights discussions between Chicago’s Lincoln Park High School and students in Ghana (April 18), Zimbabwe (April 19), and Algeria and Lima (April 20).  All hour-long webchats begin at 09:30 EDT (13:30 UTC).  For further information on Summit activities, watch Secretary Clinton’s special video message about the State Department’s youth initiatives surrounding the 12th World Summit: http://www.state.gov/secretary/rm/2012/04/187497.htm.


Format: This will be a series of video webchats and webcasts in English.  Please click on the URLs above to learn more and participate.  Follow the conversation on Twitter by tweeting your thoughts and questions with the hashtag #Nobel

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