Watch full footage from the Women Beyond War Laureate Opening Panel. An historic occasion, the conference marked the first time that all six Laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative were gathered. Hosted by Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire in her native Belfast, Northern Ireland, the opening panel – and conference – addresses “Moving Beyond Militarism & War to a Nonviolent World.”
Speakers: Liz Bernstein, Executive Director, Nobel Women’s Initiative, and Nobel Laureates Mairead Maguire, Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Leymah Gbowee, Shirin Ebadi, Tawakkol Karman, and Jody Williams.
For full conference coverage, including photos, blog posts, media coverage, and video, visit our Women Beyond War blog.
“Peacebuilding must not come after conflict. We should [put in place] all the procedures before conflict happens … not after we see thousands dying in the streets.” – Tawakkol Karman