The DCU Nobel Laureate Lecture 2015 by Ms Leymah Gbowee who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011.
Ms Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist and women’s rights advocate Ms. Gbowee’s Peace Prize was awarded in recognition of the “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 nonviolent 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 is taking place on Monday 13 April at 11am in the Helix in DCU.