Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Peace Prize 2004
Wangari Maathai

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Wangari Maathai - Interview

Interview, April 2009

Interview with the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Wangari Maathai, 2 April 2009. The interviewer is Marika Griehsel, freelance journalist. Wangari Maathai discusses the value of recognition as a part of the peace 'puzzle', the real effects of climate change in Africa (7:55), the importance of recapturing her childhood memories (12:56), the evolution of Green Belt from a pilot project to a movement (18:03), the custodial role of governments (20:54), and her new book, The Challenge for Africa (27:50).

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36 min.

Interview, October 2004

Telephone interview with Professor Wangari Maathai, by freelance journalist Marika Griehsel, after the announcement of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize, 8 October 2004.

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14 min.

Transcript of the Telephone Interview with Wangari Maathai


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