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Nobel Laureates Urge Obama to Deny Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

“Climate crisis is already a daily struggle for so many” WASHINGTON (April 16, 2014) – Ten Nobel Peace Prize laureates… Read More »

« Trop, c’est trop » : les femmes de la RDC exigent la fin des violences sexuelles et des conflits

Bukavu (Sud-Kivu), RDC, 25 février 2014 – Une mission de recherche en République démocratique du Congo menée par la Libérienne… Read More »

“Enough is enough”: the women of the DRC demand an end to sexual violence & conflict

(Bukavu, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo). February 25, 2014. –A fact-finding mission to the Democratic Republic of the… Read More »

La lauréate d’un prix Nobel, Leymah Gbowee, dirige une mission d’observation dans l’est de la RDC

Kigali—(19 février 2014).  Un groupe de femmes américaines et canadiennes qui occupent des fonctions de haut niveau—dirigé par la lauréate d’un prix… Read More »

Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee leads fact-finding mission to Eastern DRC

Kigali—(February 19, 2014).  A group of high-level American and Canadian women—led by Nobel peace laureate Leymah Gbowee—today launched a fact-finding… Read More »

Nobel Laureates: Honour full mandate of Guatemala’s Attorney General!

The Laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative have released a statement today calling on the Guatemalan government to honour the… Read More »

Systematic sexual violence in Burma’s ethnic areas: new report

For Immediate Release January 14, 2014 [Rangoon, Chiang Mai and New York] Today marks the launch of an important new… Read More »

Rape, sexual slavery and flogging: a crisis situation for women in Sudan

New report says local women’s organizations urgently need help (Ottawa—6 December 2013) The women of Sudan are facing a crisis… Read More »

Industry & gov’t not listening to those most impacted by oil sands expansion

Report documents resistance of women living along proposed pipeline route  (Ottawa)—28 October 2013 A new report released today show that… Read More »

Ottawa has a chance to be a global leader on climate change says Nobel Peace laureate Jody Williams

For immediate release: Thursday October 24, 2013 Communities across the US, western Canada and now central and eastern Canada are… Read More »

Eleven Nobel Peace Prize winners write to Russian President Vladimir Putin over Greenpeace case

Amsterdam, 17th October 2013 – Eleven Nobel Peace Prize laureates including Archbishop Desmond Tutu have written a joint letter to… Read More »

Nobel Women’s Initiative Congratulates 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient

As Nobel peace laureates, we are delighted to congratulate the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for its… Read More »

Nobel laureates, campaigners to African leaders: support the ICC!

-October 10, 2013- In a letter released today, the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict—including Archbishop… Read More »

Nobel peace and science laureates calling for EU action on tar sands

(Brussels)—October 3, 2013. A group of twenty-one Nobel peace and science laureates sent a letter this week to European Commission… Read More »

World Premiere of “Partners for Peace” at the One World Film Festival

A new feature-length documentary about women working for peace in Israel and Palestine (Ottawa) September 18, 2013 Ottawa’s Kublacom Pictures… Read More »

Refer Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria to the ICC: Nobel Peace Laureates

 (Ottawa) September 4, 2013 One the eve of the G20 meeting in Russia, the six Nobel peace laureates of the… Read More »

Nobel Laureates call for immediate end to violence in Egypt

The Nobel Women’s Initiative has released a statement calling for an immediate end to violence in Egypt that has disproportionately… Read More »

Nobel Peace laureates call for end to violence against Muslims in Burma

June 20, 2013 (Ottawa)—Twelve Nobel Peace laureates—including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Shirin Ebadi, Muhammad Yunus, Tawakkol Karman and Jody Williams—today called… Read More »

Nobel Laureates call on President Obama and Secretary Kerry to reject the Keystone XL pipeline

(Ottawa, Canada) – June 18, 2013 Ten recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize have written to President Obama and Secretary… Read More »

Nobel Laureates: End impunity for atrocity crimes in Guatemala; respect survivors

(Ottawa, June 5, 2013) – Five women Nobel Peace laureates today called for Guatemala to respect the rights of the… Read More »

Laureadas con el Nobel de la Paz hacen un llamamiento para poner fin a la impunidad por los atroces crímenes en Guatemala y a respetar los derechos de sobreviventes

(Ottawa, 5 de junio del 2013) – Cinco mujeres laureadas con el Nobel de la Paz hicieron un llamado hoy a… Read More »

Women Nobel Laureates to G8: Redirect Military Spending for a Future Peace

(Belfast, United Kingdom)—30 May 2013 Six women Nobel Peace Laureates today urged G8 leaders to reduce spending on weapons of… Read More »

Nobel Peace Women in Northern Ireland to Make the Case Against Militarism

(Belfast, Northern Ireland)–27 May, 2013 Six female Nobel Peace Laureates will be joined by conflict resolution experts and peacemakers from… Read More »

Nobel Laureates and Human Rights Advocates Call for Case Against Rios Montt to Proceed

Trial critical to national reconciliation and peace in Guatemala Media Advisory for: Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT, … Read More »

Laureados con el Nobel de la Paz hacen un llamado a proseguir con el caso en contra de Ríos Montt en Guatemala

(Ottawa, 24 de abril de 2013) Un grupo de galardonados con el Nobel de la Paz, incluidos el Arzobispo Desmond… Read More »