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Schedule for 2012 World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

The schedule for the 12th World Summit is subject to change. Please visit www.scholastic.com/speakupspeakout/ to view the live broadcast of the summit sessions.

University of Illinois at Chicago – UIC Forum
725 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago

EVENTS BEGIN AT 1:00 PM CST
Attendees should arrive promptly to allow extra time for security clearance.

Welcome and "Speak Up, Speak Out for Freedom and Rights"
Opening Ceremony of 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

“New Challenges for Peace”
A Conversation About Promoting Peace and Justice in a Multination Strategy

Panelists to Include:
President Mikhail Gorbachev
President Lech Wałęsa
President Frederik Willem de Klerk
President Oscar Arias
President Jimmy Carter

Moderator:
Chris Jansing, MSNBC

“Investing in Peace” 
The Responsibility of Businesses and Governments to Build a Fair and Sustainable World

Panelists to Include:
Professor Muhammad Yunus
H.E. Ambassador Thomas Stelzer, United Nations
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Ms. Telma Viale, International Labour Organization
Mr. Alexander Liebeskind, International Committee of the Red Cross

Moderator:
Doug Brinkley, Author, Historian, Media Commentator (CBS, Vanity Fair)

University of Illinois at Chicago – UIC Forum
725 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago

EVENTS BEGIN AT 9:30 AM CST
Attendees should arrive promptly to allow extra time for security clearance.

“One Person Can Make A Difference”

Panelists to Include:
President Frederik Willem de Klerk
President Lech Wałęsa
Dr. Shan Cretin, American Friends Service Committee
Mr. Steve Goose, International Campaign to Ban Landmines
Dr. Bruce Lampard, Médecins Sans Frontières

Moderator:
Jim Frederick, International Editor, TIME

Presentation of the Peace Summit Medal for Social Activism

“Women Forging Peace”

Panelists to Include:
Dr. Shirin Ebadi
Professor Jody Williams
Ms. Suzanne Nossel, Amnesty International

Mr. Udo Janz, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Ms. Caryl Stern, UNICEF

Moderator:
Fionnuala Sweeney, CNN International

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Hall
220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago

EVENTS BEGIN AT 11:45 AM CST
Attendees should arrive promptly to allow extra time for security clearance.

“A World Without Nuclear Weapons”

Panelists to Include:
President Oscar Arias
Dr. Shirin Ebadi
Mrs. Ingeborg Breines, International Peace Bureau
Dr. Ira Helfand, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
Mr. Jayantha Dhanapala, PUGWASH Conferences

Moderator:
David Martin, National Security Correspondent, CBS News

Presentation of the 2012 Peace Summit Award

"World Peace and Nonviolence: Never Give Up"

Panelists to Include:
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
President Mikhail Gorbachev
Professor Jody Williams
Professor Muhammad Yunus

Moderators:
Jim Wooten, Journalist and Author

The schedule for the 12th World Summit is subject to change. Please visit www.scholastic.com/speakupspeakout/ to view the live broadcast of the summit sessions.

The Permanent Secretariat of Nobel Peace Laureates John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation The City of Chicago Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights The Chicago Community Trust World Business Chicago