2014 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Kailash Satyarthi will address issues of child slavery;
peace and security implications of human trafficking, migration, refugees and climate change
(MINNEAPOLIS) — The 28th annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum will host Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailash Satyarthi from June 6-8. Satyarthi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 for his work liberating more than 80,000 children from slavery in his home country of India. In addition to sharing his work to eliminate child slavery, Satyarthi will identify and address at the Forum peace and security implications of — and connections among — human trafficking, migration, refugees and climate change.
PRIMARY LAUREATE PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: JUNE 6
- 9 a.m.: Video — Kailash Satyarthi, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech
- 9:15 a.m.: Welcome, Gina Torry, executive director of the Nobel Peace Prize Forum
- 9:20 a.m.: Introduction of Kailash Satyarthi by Asle Toje, research director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute
- 9:30 a.m.: Address — Kailash Satyarthi
- 9:45 a.m.: Global Question and Answer with Kailash Satyarthi
- 11 a.m.: Coffee Break
Satyarthi also will speak on June 7 and June 8. A detailed schedule of events is available on the Nobel Peace Prize Forum website.
Lakes Ballroom, Radisson Blu Mall of America, 2100 Killebrew Drive, Bloomington, MN 55425
Kailash Satyarthi: KAY-lash sah-tee-AR-tee
Stephanie Weiss, director of news and media services for Augsburg College — the host of the Forum, can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612.330.1476.
ABOUT THE NOBEL 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 laureates and important international peacemakers and peace builders. For more than 28 years, the Forum has been one of only three programs officially associated with the Norwegian Nobel Institute. More on the Forum is at peace.augsburg.edu