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.

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Closing Ceremony for the Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2012
  4. Closing Ceremony for the Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2012
  5. 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.
  6. "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.
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