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Nobel Peace Laureate, Leymah Gbowee to speak at DCU

Nobel Peace Laureate, Leymah Gbowee to speak at DCU

Our next speaker in the DCU Nobel Laureate Lecture in association with Magnet Networks, will be Nobel Peace Prize winner, Ms Leymah Gbowee.  

Ms Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist and women’s rights advocate.  She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 in recognition of her “non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work".  She led the Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace, which brought Christian and Muslim women together in a peaceful movement that played a critical role in ending the civil war in Liberia in 2003. Ms. Gbowee is an advocate for human rights, peace and security.

The lecture will take place on Monday 13 April at 11am in the Helix and a live stream will be available to watch on

To attend the event, please register at the following link:

27th March, 2015