The Nobel Peace Prize 1998
John Hume, David Trimble
Interview with John Hume by freelance journalist Marika Griehsel in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 31 August 2006.
John Hume talks about the Nobel Peace Prize; the Good Friday Agreement and Downing Street declaration (02:37); growing up in poverty (05:02) and the importance of education (06:00) at large and in the third world; the Northern Ireland peace process, talks with the IRA (07:32); the Anglo-Irish Agreement (09:05); Hume's philosophy of peace (14:30) and his principles of peace (17:02); the European Union and its contribution to peace in Europe (16:20); Martin Luther King as a source of inspiration(18:50); the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland (18:57); similarities to the peace process in South Africa (21:58); the crucial importance of dialogue in conflict resolution (25:21).
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