The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize Forum will focus on the work of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailash Satyarthi (2014) who has dedicated his life to ending child labor and child trafficking. The Forum will also look at the peace and security implications of and connections between human trafficking, migration, refugees and climate change.
Advance discounted delegate tickets to the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize Forum, taking place from June 6th-8th, are available through December 31, 2015.
We encourage anyone wishing to peacebuild to join us as a delegate for this important international opportunity.
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More about the Peace Prize Forum:
Under the auspices of the Norwegian Nobel Institute, the Nobel Peace Prize Forum inspires peacemaking by focusing on the work of Nobel Peace Prize winners and leading international peacemakers and peacebuilders.
One key criteria set out by Alfred Nobel for awarding the Nobel Peace Prize is for the holding and promotion of “Peace Congresses”. The Forum is shaped from this vision. For over 27 years, the Nobel Peace Prize Forum has been one of only three programs officially associated with the Norwegian Nobel Institute (the two others are the Nobel Peace Prize Center and the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo).
The Nobel Peace Prize Forum provides an important, highly visible international platform for advancing the work of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates. By bringing together laureates, leaders in government, business, academia and civil society to think together and take action – the Forum advances dialogue around drivers of conflict, emerging threats to peace and security, and situations that may have fallen off the international radar.
The Forum focuses on five key areas critical to sustainable peacemaking and peace-building, with an aim to advance dialogue and action on:
These core areas are also explored through a set of crosscutting issues including gender, inter-religious dialogue and education. The catalytic work of the Forum is continued throughout the year by the “PeaceitForward Campaign”.