Publications by and about the 2018 Forum’s Laureates, Keynoters and Speakers



Background on President Juan Manuel Santos

Former Colombian President Santos was awarded the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize “for his resolute efforts to bring the country’s more than 50-year-long civil war to an end.”

The history of FARC – Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia

Current Situations on Colombia’s Peace Process Implementations

Amnesty International campaign, Colombia: Unprotected Peace, shares the lens of Colombia’s peace process one year later regarding the issue of armed groups still present in Colombia, specifically in the community of Chocó.

WOLA (Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas): Colombia Peace

Background on International campaign to abolish nuclear weapons (ICAN)

ICAN was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize “for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons.”

ICAN Official Website

A recent article by Beatrice Fihn (Director of ICAN), Weapons of Male Destruction, on the instability of some of today’s world leaders who tend to brag about their willingness to use nuclear warheads.



Peter Agre

An article and interview from on Peter Agre’s discovery of aquaporins

Douglas (Doug) Baker

Twin Cities Business on Douglas Baker Jr’s 2017 Person of the Year Award

Richard Campanella

From The Atlantic: How Humans Sank New Orleans

Peter Gleick

Science Blogs on scientific figures

Priscilla Hayner

The Peacemaker’s Paradox and Unspeakable Truths-Transitional Justice and the Challenge of Truth Commissions

Nancy Lindborg

United States Institute of Peace

Claudia López

The phenomenon of para-politics and the paramilitary expansion in Antioquia (in Spanish)

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

Official website

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda

Climate Debt, Climate Justice: A Crucifixion, Resurrection, Incarnation Perspective

Leonel NarvÁez (Gómez)

Forgiveness International Inc.

Richard Ponzio

Research and analysis regarding the Just Security 2020 Program

Maya Soetoro-Ng

An Uplifting Podcast on Raising Peace Leaders

APEC women and education interview

Terje Tvedt

video from Aljeezera on Tvedt’s research on the history of conflict over the Nile, the British, and the Nile Basins



Kate Brauman

The Conversation regarding water crises

Steinar Bryn

His youtube video on the Nansen Peace and Dialogue Center

William J. Dorherty

Citizens Therapists for Democracy

Reginaldo (Regi) Haslet-Marroquin

From the Bronx to the Barn podcast

Pennye Nixon

Creator and founder of Etta Projects

Patrick Regan

Patrick’s youtube clip on the Science of Modeling Peace

Andrew Williams

Executive Director of HECUA

Precious Phiri

Precious’s article regarding Malawian girls literacy rate and pay gap

Terje Østigård

A timely article on the global crises of water

EcoPeace Middle East: Baker Hasab Barakat, Mahmoud Driaat, Dalit Wolf Golan

EcoPeace Middle East: Official Website

Resources on Paradoxes of Water

Open Rivers