Evening Lecture Series: Leymah Gbowee

Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace laureate and Liberian peace activist, social worker and women’s right activist, speaks during an evening lecture held at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) as part of the 2017 Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Conference at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island.
Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace laureate and Liberian peace activist, social worker and women’s right activist, speaks during an evening lecture held at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) as part of the 2017 Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Conference at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island. Since the inception of the U.S. National Action Plan on WPS in 2011, NWC has been at the forefront of exploration into national and international issues involving WPS, working toward the goal of empowering women in conflict prevention and peace. The theme for this year’s conference is The Next Decade: Amplifying the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. 170810-N-RX668-232 NEWPORT, R.I. (Aug. 10, 2017)

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Aug. 10, 2017
6:30 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

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This event is free and open to the public.

The Evening Lecture Series exists to bring nationally and globally-recognized experts in such fields as national security, world affairs, contemporary social issues, scientific research, and private industry to speak at the college in support of its educational mission. The series is conducted on weekday evenings during the academic year that runs annually from August through June. Lectures are typically streamed live online and open to members of the local community. Due to ongoing physical security procedures, guests must pre-register, and must be prepared to show a government-issued identification card at the access gate. If you would like to register for this event, please contact us at eveninglecture@usnwc.edu at least seven working days prior to the lecture.

The speaker for this event is Leymah Gbowee, Liberia, Nobel Peace Prize Recipient.

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