Leymah Gbowee

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Name: Leymah Gbowee
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia: Leymah Gbowee's Foundation Offers Grant for Ebola Awareness

By Kennedy L. YangianMonrovia — Despite the havoc the Ebola disease has caused since its outbreak in the country in March, efforts have been exerted by both local as well as international organizations to contain the deadly virus from spreading further. ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Not for little girls

Facing the fact that Mitch McConnell may well be re-elected to represent the state of Kentucky — continuing a Senate run of 30 years — is less than unnerving, but easy to understand. Alison Lundergan Grimes showed herself to be one of the new, younger ... [Published Aspen Daily News - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Soka University Hosts Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee in "Outrageous Acts of Peace" – Oct. 29, 2014

2011 Nobel Peace Laureate, Leymah Gbowee, and international law professor, Karima Bennoune, will be speaking at the Soka Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, October 29, at 7 p.m. on the topic "Outrageous Acts of Peace: The role ordinary people must play ... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 3 reports

Previous winners of the Nobel Peace Prize

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' right to education, and Indian children's right activist Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Here is a list of previous ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Previous winners of Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO (Reuters) - Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' right to education, and Indian children's right activist Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Here is a ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Three Short Films about Peace

From Errol Morris and the NY Times, Three Short Films about Peace . Morris interviewed Nobel Prize winners and nominees Liberian activist Leymah Gbowee, the former Polish president Lech Walesa and rock star Bob Geldof. I interviewed five of the world's ... [Published Kottke.org Blog - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Dalai Lama

406 wordsDHARAMSALA, India -- The following information was released by the office of His Holiness the : letters sent to H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirlef, Ms. Leymah Gbowee and Ms. Tawakul Karman, His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulated them for being awarded ... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 2 reports

Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf angry at man carrying virus to U.S.

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says she was saddened and "very angry" with the man who carried Ebola from Monrovia to Dallas.Sirleaf was speaking Thursday in an exclusive interview with CBC News senior correspondent Adrienne Arsenault."With ... [Published CBC Hamilton - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 2 reports

Nobel Peace Prize summit cancelled over protest

A planned summit of Nobel Peace Prize laureates is not to go ahead in Cape Town this month because of the refusal of the South African government to grant an entry visa to the Dalai Lama.The mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille, said yesterday that while ... [Published Irish Times - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 3 reports

Tutu's silence questioned

Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi said that she is surprised that Archbishop Desmond Tutu has remained silent on the issue of the South African government’s treatment of the Dalai Lama.Last week, Iranian lawyer Ebadi, American activist Jody Williams, ... [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Dalai Lama refused visa for Nobel summit

The South African government’s refusal to grant the Dalai Lama a visa to enter the country next month for a Nobel peace laureate summit has prompted a number of participants to pull out of the event in protest.Rights groups have applauded yesterday’s ... [Published Irish Times - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 4 reports

Nobel laureates to boycott Cape Town Summit

Four Nobel women peace laureates have refused to attend the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates , to be held in Cape Town, South Africa from October 13-15.Jody Williams , Shirin Ebadi, Leymah Gbowee and a representative of the International Campaign ... [Published Voice of Nigeria - Sep 25 2014]

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A Tribute: Ali Mazrui, Ghana, & The World (1) [Published GhanaWeb - 14 hours ago]
Liberia: Leymah Gbowee's Foundation Offers Gran... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 20 2014]
Between Ebola And The Tyranny Of Western Stooge... [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 18 2014]
Not for little girls [Published Aspen Daily News - Oct 17 2014]
Conscientious objection: Virginia Woolf's ideas... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 13 2014]
Soka University Hosts Nobel Peace Laureate Leym... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 13 2014]
Malala and Indian activist Satyarthi win Peace ... [Published Times of Malta - Oct 11 2014]
Fillip for child rights: Satyarthi, Malala win ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 10 2014]
Again the Peace Prize not for peace [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 10 2014]
Yes, Muslims Win Nobel Peace Prizes Too [Published Think Progress - Oct 10 2014]
Top 10 youngest Nobel laureates [Published Global News Canada - Oct 10 2014]
I Am Malala: Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Oct 10 2014]
Malala, Indian Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 10 2014]
Previous winners of the Nobel Peace Prize [Published Irish Independent - Oct 10 2014]
Malala, Indian Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 10 2014]
You won’t believe who was nominated for the Nob... [Published Auto.ru.msn.com - Oct 10 2014]
Previous winners of Nobel Peace Prize [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Oct 10 2014]
Previous winners of Nobel Peace Prize [Published Sharenet - Oct 10 2014]
And the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize is… [Published TheJournal.ie - Oct 10 2014]
The Cocoa Series: The Power of Empowered Women [Published Asia Pacific Food Industry - Oct 09 2014]
Award-Winning Actor Wants To Reframe The Way Am... [Published Think Progress - Oct 08 2014]
Three Short Films about Peace [Published Kottke.org Blog - Oct 08 2014]
Jimmy Kimmel Coming to DePauw for November 8 Ub... [Published DePauw UNIVERSITY - Oct 07 2014]
Nominations open for 2015 Oslo Business for Pea... [Published International Chamber of Commerce - Oct 06 2014]
Today's Americans "A Little More Pleased with O... [Published DePauw UNIVERSITY - Oct 05 2014]
Dalai Lama [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 03 2014]
Dalai Lama debacle: Whose country is it anyway? [Published Daily Maverick - Oct 03 2014]
Nobel Peace Prize summit cancelled over protest [Published Irish Times - Oct 02 2014]
Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf angry at man ca... [Published CBC Hamilton - Oct 02 2014]
Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf angry at man ca... [Published CBC - Oct 02 2014]
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Yes, Muslims Win Nobel Peace Prizes Too [Published Think Progress - Oct 10 2014]
Malala Yousafzai. CREDIT: AP Last Friday, talk show host Bill Maher and author Sam Harris made headlines for appearing on Maher’s television program and implying that Islam was an inherently violent faith , with Maher insisting that Islam is “the ...
Award-Winning Actor Wants To Reframe The Way Am... [Published Think Progress - Oct 08 2014]
CREDIT: Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Since the first report of Ebola in West Africa surfaced earlier this year, much of the media narrative has centered on the subsequent deaths, riots, and breakdown of weakened health care systems in Guinea, ...
Three Short Films about Peace [Published Kottke.org Blog - Oct 08 2014]
From Errol Morris and the NY Times, Three Short Films about Peace . Morris interviewed Nobel Prize winners and nominees Liberian activist Leymah Gbowee, the former Polish president Lech Walesa and rock star Bob Geldof. I interviewed five of the world's ...
World: Citing women’s crucial role in peacebuil... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
Source: UN News ServiceCountry: World 3 September 2014 – Women are crucial partners in peacebuilding and must be guaranteed the safe political space, including a seat at the “negotiating table,” to participate in all steps of post-conflict reconciliation ...
The Way To Bring A Lasting Peace In The Congo? ... [Published Think Progress - Aug 08 2014]
Holly Dranginis is a Policy Associate with the Enough Project. A woman greets members of a peace delegation as they reach the city of Goma in the DR Congo CREDIT: UN Photo/MONUSCO When Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee led women in song at ...
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