War and Children
Nobel Laureate Betty Williams spoke on the effects of the Northern Ireland conflict on children. Moderated by Mr. Bond, a panel… read more
Nobel Laureate Betty Williams spoke on the effects of the Northern Ireland conflict on children. Moderated by Mr. Bond, a panel of Nobel Peace Prize winners then discussed the effects of conflicts on children, and about conflicts and wars in South Africa, Northern Ireland, Costa Rica, Burma, Tibet, and other countries. Other topics included democracy and the post-war danger of land mines.
Betty Williams is the founder of the Northern Ireland Peace Movement. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Oscar Arias Sanchez President (Former) Costa Rica
- Julian Bond Chair NAACP->National Board of Directors
- Tenzin Gyatso Leader (Former) Tibet
- Melvyn P. Leffler Chairman University of Virginia->American History
- Bobby Muller Co-Founder International Camp. to Ban Landmines
- Rigoberta Menchu Tum President Indigenous Initiatives for Peace
- Desmond Tutu Chair South African Truth and Reconcil. Cmsn.
- Betty Williams Nobel Laureate
- Jody Williams Coordinator International Camp. to Ban Landmines
- Harn Yawnghwe Director Euro-Burma Office
South Africa After Apartheid
Archbishop Tutu, winner of the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize, described South Africa since the end of apartheid. After…
Non-Violence in Tibet
The Dalai Lama talked about the theory of nonviolence and his work in Tibet. The Dalai Lama and other Nobel Peace…
Banning Land Mines
Former Nobel Laureates talked about how their campaign to ban the use of land mines was able to garner the Nobel Peace…
Initiatives by Indigenous Peoples
Ms. Tum talked about the need to include indigenous peoples in any effort to create peace in regions of conflict,…