Nobel Peace Prize Winner to Visit UO (March 10th, 2017)

Oscar Arias Sanchez

PeaceJam Northwest is excited to announce the visit of Oscar Arias SanchezSanchez served two terms as President of Costa Rica and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1987 for his work in trying to bring peace to Central America.

Sanchez will be visiting the University of Oregon to lead our PeaceJam conference for teens Saturday and Sunday, March 11-12th.  He will also give a talk, open to the public and the university community, on Friday, March 10th, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in Straub, Rm 156.

For more information, please contact PeaceJam Regional Coordinator, Darren Reiley at, or 541-337-6917.

If would like to be involved in the actual conference click here! We are always looking for new UO students to become PeaceJam mentors, and also for engaging individuals to lead workshops.

PeaceJam is an international youth education organization, the regional affiliate of which is now located at the University of Oregon in collaboration with the Division of Student Life and the Savage Endowment’s Global Justice Program.

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