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Utøya Survivor and Peace Activist — June 23

Bjørn Magnus Jacobsen Ihler is a Norwegian activist, writer, designer, and filmmaker working across mediums to promote peace and human rights in defiance of violent extremism. Ihler is a survivor of the Utøya mass shooting on 22 July 2011. Since that horrifying experience, he has used his voice to promote peace and justice all over the world.

He currently serves as a Young Leader on the Extremely Together Project at the Kofi Annan Foundation, and is a listed speaker for the Human Rights Foundation (who is our international partner for the Human Rights Forum) and spoke at their Oslo Freedom Forum in 2016.

Ihler will be speaking at Norway House on Sunday, June 23, 2019 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, and will give a lecture at Macalester College the following day.

Please visit Norway House’s event page to RSVP to the free session.

Tickets for the Macalester College lecture can be found here.

This event and opportunity is brought to us be Heartland Democracy.