Tag Archives: Shirin Ebadi

Defending the Defenders! International Conference: Join Us Virtually

We are very excited to invite you to join us online for our 5th biennial conference, Defending the Defenders! Building Global Support for Women Human Rights Defenders. Over 120 women including Nobel peace laureates and frontline activists from the Middle East, Africa and Central America?will gather in the Netherlands from[...]

My Name is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl’s Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize

‘My Name is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl’s Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize’ is a great memoir that Nobel Peace Prize winner and our friend Jody Williams just completed. What Mia Farrow says about Jody’s book… “An Activist’s activist.” Get Jody’s book today! As Eve Ensler says[...]

Sean Penn to receive annual Peace Summit Award

HollywoodNews.com: Chicago will welcome 20 Nobel Peace Laureates from 17 countries around the globe this April 23 – 25, 2012, for the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. The Permanent Secretariat of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, together with the 2012 Chicago Host Committee, have announced that[...]