Jody Williams

Jody Williams

Jody Williams is an American political activist known around the world for her work in banning anti-personnel landmines, her defense of human rightsespecially those of womenand her efforts to promote new understandings of security in today’s world. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for her work toward the banning and clearing of anti-personnel mines. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jody Williams has nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 National Press Club Speech as a Coordinator for the International Camp. to Ban Landmines. The year with the most videos was 1998 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2013 with an average of 923 views per program. Most appearances with Oscar Arias Sanchez (3), Rigoberta Menchu Tum (3), Bobby Muller (3).

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2006 - Present Co-Founder, Nobel Women's Initiative Videos: 2 c. October 1, 1992 - Present Coordinator, International Camp. to Ban Landmines Videos: 6 c. January 1, 1997 - Present Nobel Laureate Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Q&A with Jody Williams

    Q&A with Jody Williams

    Jody Williams talked about her newly released autobiography, My Name Is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl’s Winding Path to the…

  • U.S.-Iran Relations

    U.S.-Iran Relations

    Nobel Peace Prize-winners Shirin Ebadi and Jody Williams talked about initiatives to improve relations between the United States and…

  • An Evening with Nobel Peace Prize Laureates

    An Evening with Nobel Peace Prize Laureates

    The former Nobel Peace Prize winners talked about the prospects for peace in war-torn areas of the world, including…

  • Nobel Laureates and World Democracy

    Nobel Laureates and World Democracy

    Ms. Mitchell moderated a panel of former winners of the Nobel Peace Prize. Among the issues they addressed were the…

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