Online readings and other resources you can use to prepare for, or follow up, on the speakers at the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Forum | Minneapolis.

Background on the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet

Background Information and Nobel Lecture from the Quartet on the official Nobel Prize website.

Current situation and challenges in Tunisia

Sarah Feuer, Tunisia, a Success Story?   An insightful discussion of the “troubles rattling its still fragile democracy.”

Articles on Tunisia from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Anouar Boukhars,  The Geographic Trajectory of Militancy and Violence in Tunisia

Youssef Sherif, The Kamour Movement and Civic Protests in Tunisia

Fadil Aliriza, Chahed’s Economic Balancing Act


Writings by and about Speakers at the 2017 NPPF

John Paul Lederach

On Conflict Transformation

Elijah Anderson

The White Space

List of recent articles by Prof. Anderson

Paul Engler

Gandhi’s Strategy for Success:  Use more than one Strategy

Momentum Training Institute

Polly Walker

Decolonizing Conflict Resolution


Case statements and supporting documents for the High-Level Dialogue sessions

Worker-owned co-ops

Worker-owned Cooperatives Concept Paper by Steve Sheppard and Mark Lester of the Winds of Peace Foundation

Cooperatives and Peace by Rene Mendoza

Toward the Reinvention of Fair Trade by Rene Mendoza

Sustainable Development Solutions Network-Youth

Youth Solutions Report (50 case studies in youth entrepreneurship related to the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs)

Project Twenty-Thirty (Arts in promotion of the SDGs)

Impacts of Climate Change on Youth, Peace, and Security (Thematic Paper)

Peace by Design (Peace X Design)

PeaceXDesign Concept Paper by Joe Underhill

The Reconnect Rondo Land Bridge Project, St. Paul, Minnesota

Urban Land Institute’s Healthy Communities Initiative Report

Polis Station Case Statement and Concept Paper from Abe Bendheim of Studio Gang

Rochester, Minnesota’s Destination Medical Center Development Plan Executive Summary

Crossing Cultures and Faith Traditions: Respecting the Sacred and Honoring Holy Sites

Universal Code of Conduct on Holy Sites

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Healthcare Delivery in Africa

Comprehensive review of the evidence regarding the effectiveness of community–based primary health care in improving maternal, neonatal and child health