Buzz about Town: Nobel Peace Prize Forum
The 24th Annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum was held March 1-3, 2012, at the Augsburg College and University of Minnesota campuses. Here's a snapshot of some of the things said, written, and shared about the Forum.
- Augsburg College from March 1-3, 2012, hosted the 24th Annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum in partnership with its sister Norwegian Lutheran Colleges and the University of Minnesota. The Forum permanently will be housed at Augsburg.
- Naomi Tutu (above), international human rights activist and daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, delivered a closing call to action. Her presentation is provided below, beginning at the 60-minute mark.
- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, 1991 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, delivered a special message to attendees of the Forum. Her comments begin at the 36:45 mark.
- "Creating the Rainbow Nation," above, provided attendees the opportunitiy to hear alternative views on the end to South Africa's apartheid era. From the right are: Robert Jones, University of Minnesota; Naomi Tutu, international human rights activist and daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu; Rev. Terrance Jacob; Marie Strom, IDASA; and Leon Rodrigues, Bethel University.