Nobel laureate Jody Williams recounts her experience in Guatemala to witness the Sepur Zarco trial and stand in solidarity with the courageous women survivors.
The Case of the Women of Sepur Zarco: From Victims to Courageous, Precedent-Setting Survivors
Just a little bit of ...read more
Be part of the online journey February 22 – 26 when Nobel peace laureate Jody Williams travels to Guatemala City. She will be joining sister laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum to stand in solidarity with the brave Mayan women going up against the Guatemalan military in the landmark Sepur Zarco trial. The ...read more
Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi has written to the President of Iran to express her support for the lifting of economic sanctions against the country—and to call on the President to release all Iranian political prisoners.
In her letter to President Hassan Rouhani, Ebadi calls on Iran’s ...read more
Nobel laureates Jody Williams and Shirin Ebadi joined Tawakkol Karman in Turkey this week for the “Istanbul Conference on Peace in the Middle East: The Impacts of War on Women and Children.” The event was organized by the Tawakkol Karman Global Peace and Democracy Center at the Aydın ...read more
Delegates from the International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict's #SurvivorsUnited delegation to Colombia - including Nobel Laureate Jody Williams and Jineth Bedoya Lima - have sent an open letter to the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group. They ...read more
Yemen's Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Tawakkol Karman is urging citizens of Yemen to rise against the Houthi coup and continue to participate in a peaceful revolution. On January 22 the Houthi Rebels in Yemen seized President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s office and attacked his residence in an attempt to ...read more
Police Chief Pedro Garcia Arrendondo has been found guilty of ordering an attack on the Spanish Embassy in Guatemala City in 1980. Arrendondo orchestrated a fire in the city’s Spanish embassy that resulted in the death of thirty-seven activists and student organizers. The father of the Nobel ...read more
12th December, 2014
PRESENTATION TO NOBEL SUMMIT, ROME, ITALY.
APPEAL TO HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO REPLACE JUST WAR THEORY WITH THEOLOGY OF PEACE, NONKILLING, AND NONVIOLENCE
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
It is particularly appropriate that we are gathered here around International Human ...read more
The 14th annual World Summit of Nobel Laureates was held in Rome from December 12th to the 14th. The Summit was organized by the Permanent Secretariat of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. Nine Nobel Peace laureates participated in this year’s event.
Laureates Jody Williams, Tawakkol ...read more
Houthi rebels seized the Yemeni capital Sanaa on September 21st and took over government buildings, a state radio and a TV station. A peace agreement was signed between the Houthi rebels and the government of Yemen following the seizure, but the rebels have refused to give up their arms and have ...read more