Nobel Prize Talks: Jody Williams
She describes herself as “a grass roots activist”. Jody Williams was awarded the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize for bringing organizations and countries together to ban the use of land mines. Her focus is on the future, working to prevent the development of killer robots and supporting those fighting injustice through the Nobel Women’s Initiative. In this conversation she talks about how working together facilitates change, and why men should not simply remain quiet in the battle against rape.
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Interview, 14 September 2013
Interview with 1997 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jody Williams at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm on 14 September 2013.
Jody Williams on who inspires her.
Jody Williams on peace.
Jody Williams on the landmine situation then vs now.
Jody Williams on whether one should strive for a Nobel Prize.
Jody Williams: Nobel Peace Laureates are just people.
Jody Williams’ advice to the young.
Jody Williams on the business of war.
Jody Williams on the glorification of war.
Jody Williams on whether human beings beings are violent by nature.
Jody Williams on her childhood influences.
Jody Williams on teaching peace from early childhood.
Jody Williams, 1997 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, on her childhood influences. 14 September 2013.
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