Statement: Mayor of Seoul

It is with great dismay that the Permanent Secretariat of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates has learnt of the death of the Mayor of Seoul, Park Won-soon. Our thoughts and condolences are with his family, colleagues and the people of Seoul. Members of our team...

CELEBRATING A LIFE DEDICATED TO PEACE

“It is our collective responsibility to ensure that the 21st century does not repeat the pain and bloodshed of the past. Because human nature is basically compassionate, I believe it is possible that decades from now we will see an era of peace – but we must...

Mikhail Gorbachev: Time To Revise The Entire Global Agenda

Read the full text of the interview with Nobel Peace Laureate Mikhail Gorbachev published in English on the 5th of April.  Over the past five years all we’ve been hearing is talk about weapons, missiles and airstrikes. But is it not clear by now that wars and the arms...

“War Is Not The Answer!” – International Peace Bureau

International Peace Bureau Statement on the U.S. Assassination of General Soleimani The illegal assassination of Iranian General Soleimani was an act of war by the United States that must not be tolerated. Whatever the crimes of Soleimani have been, the United States...

Let’s Build a Culture of Peace

The undersigned, gathered in Mérida, Mexico, at the 17th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, make an urgent call to all countries and organizations of the world, their leaders and citizens, to build a CULTURE OF PEACE. And we declare: 1. Peace is the right of all...