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MEDIA ADVISORY: Mexican women defensoras call for action on eve of Three Amigos Summit

Mexican women human rights defenders visit Ottawa to call for rights action on eve of North American Leaders Summit Days… Read More »

Nobel laureates call on Arctic Council to stop drilling

“All of the nations who share borders in this remarkable region also share an obligation to act to protect it.” (Ottawa,… Read More »

Laureates call on Honduras to fully investigate murder of Berta Cáceres

The Nobel laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative are calling on the government of Honduras to ensure an immediate and… Read More »

Nobel laureates call Sepur Zarco trial “victory for sexual violence survivors worldwide”

(Guatemala City, Guatemala)—February 24, 2016. Nobel peace laureates Rigoberta Menchú Tum and Jody Williams today called the Sepur Zarco trial… Read More »

Laureates stand in solidarity with women at #SepurZarco trial

The six women Nobel Peace laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative have released a statement to stand in solidarity with… Read More »

Laureates: Mexico must support Ayotzinapa investigation

The six women Nobel Peace laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative have released a statement to call on the government… Read More »

Nobel laureates ask European leaders to “stand firm” on support for refugees

(Berlin, Germany)—November 20, 2015 Three Nobel peace laureates and a group of human rights leaders are calling for a rational… Read More »

Nobel peace laureates: closing borders puts women, children at greater risk

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(Slavonski Brod, Croatia)—November 17, 2015 A fact-finding delegation led by three Nobel peace laureates is warning that closing borders will… Read More »

Nobel peace laureates leading fact-finding mission to the Balkans & Germany

(OTTAWA)—November 12, 2015. The dire situation for women inside Syria and along the refugee route in Europe will be the… Read More »

Nobel Laureates Applaud President Obama’s Rejection of the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

“A dangerous fossil fuel driven future can no longer be considered inevitable; the climate impacts have become too serious and… Read More »

Nobel peace laureates call for peace process to end war in Yemen

(Ottawa)—October 21, 2015. The Nobel Women’s Initiative – led by Nobel peace laureates Tawakkol Karman (Yemen), Shirin Ebadi (Iran), Jody… Read More »

Nobel laureates to Israel: Release whistleblower

(Ottawa)—October 9, 2015. The Nobel Women’s Initiative is calling on the Israeli government to lift the restrictions placed on nuclear… Read More »

Feministing Foreign Policy – A Global Conversation Comes to Ottawa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2015 Feministing Foreign Policy – A Global Conversation Comes to Ottawa On September 15, 2015, four… Read More »

Refugees need Europe’s protection – not more military action

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Nobel peace laureates: End hostilities in Yemen

(Ottawa)—April 28, 2015. The Nobel Women’s Initiative is following with grave concern the horrific events over the past months in… Read More »

Global conference in The Hague focuses on protection of women activists

(The Hague)—April 24, 2015.   A gathering of 120 women—including Nobel peace laureates and frontline activists from the Middle East, Africa… Read More »

Unieke bijeenkomst van vijf winnaressen van de Nobelprijs voor de Vrede in Nederland

Topconferentie over de bescherming van vrouwelijke activisten wereldwijd van 24 t/m 26 april.  Uit onderzoek van het International News Safety… Read More »

Nobel laureates at UIC to celebrate 100 years of women’s peacemaking

(Chicago, Illinois)—March 12, 2015. The Social Justice Initiative at the UIC will welcome Nobel peace laureates Leymah Gbowee of Liberia… Read More »

New Report on Sexual Violence in Burma: Military Impedes Justice for Survivors

For Immediate Release November 24, 2014 [RANGOON, CHIANG MAI] A new report to be released Tuesday by the Women’s League of Burma (WLB) reveals… Read More »

Nobel peace laureates call for end to “Dirty War” in Mexico & Central America

(Ottawa)—September 28, 2014. The six Laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative—Jody Williams, Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Shirin Ebadi, Mairead Maguire, Leymah… Read More »

Nobel peace laureates in Delhi: End violence against women

(Delhi—September 29, 2014) Nobel peace laureates Jody Williams (USA), Leymah Gbowee (Liberia) and Shirin Ebadi (Iran) are in India with… Read More »

Nobel laureates write organizers of World Summit in Cape Town

25 September 2014 Patricia de Lille, Executive Mayor: City of Cape Town Frederik Willem De Klerk, Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop… Read More »

Six Nobel peace laureates refuse to attend summit in South Africa

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(September 26, 2014) Update: Read the letter sent by our five Nobel peace laureates early this morning to the organizers… Read More »

MEDIA ADVISORY: Voices of Change Conversation Series – Women Redefining Innovation

The MATCH International Women’s Fund and Nobel Women’s Initiative partner to explore how women are redefining innovation Toronto, ON (September… Read More »

MEDIA ADVISORY: Voices of Change Conversation Series – Women Redefining Peace

Learn How Women Activists from Sudan, Canada & Guatemala Are Changing the World (Ottawa—September 23, 2014). Five women activists will… Read More »