Institute for Peace and Justice
Contact: Emiko Noma
Phone: (619) 260-7812
Fax: (619) 260-7570
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice
Since 2003, the Institute for Peace and Justice has created booklets based on our Distinguished Lecture Series for the benefit of students, scholars and the community. These booklets, available here in PDF, include biographies, interviews, lecture transcripts, question-and-answer segments and a list of related resources.
2011-2012 Lectures - "Religion and Peacebuilding"
"Building Bridges, Rebuilding Societies"
Founder, Women to Women International
"Compassionate Presence: Faith-Based Peacebuilding in the Face of Violence"
John Paul Lederach
Professor of International Peacebuilding, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
"Cultivating Peace and Justice"
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Spiritual Leader of Tibet
2010-2011 Lectures - "Challenges to Post-Conflict Peacebuilding"
"From Peace Talks to Gender Justice"
Chief Commissioner, Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission
"Breaking the Cycle of Violent Conflict"
Founder, International Peace Research Institute
"Achieving Justice for Victims of Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity"
Stephen J. Rapp
U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues
"Children and Armed Conflict: The International Response"
U.N. Under-Secretary-General, Special Representative for Armed Conflict
2009-2010 Lectures - "Development and Peacebuilding"
"Development: Creating Sustainable Justice"
Co-founder of Partners in Health and U.N. Deputy Special Envoy to Haiti
"From the Boardroom to the Border: Negotiating for Sustainable Agreements"
Co-founder and Senior Fellow of the Harvard Negotiation Project
Co-author of Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
"Aid That Works: Creating a 21st Century Vision for U.S. Development Assistance"
President, Oxfam America
"Integrating Security, Development and Human Rights"
The Honorable Louise Arbour
Former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
"Armed Conflict: The Cost to Civilians"
Ambassador Jan Eliasson
Former Special Envoy of the U.N. Secretary-General for Darfur Former Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs
"War, Peace and Climate Change: A Billion Lives in the Balance"
Former Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs
Emergency Relief Coordinator for the United Nations
"The Dynamics of Human Rights and the Environment"
Executive Director of Human Rights Watch
"Reason for Hope"
Founder of Jane Goodall Institute
U.N. Messenger of Peace
"Iran Awakening: Human Rights, Women and Islam"
2003 Nobel Peace Laureate
"Preventing Mass Atrocities: Making 'Never Again' a Reality"
The Honorable Gareth Evans
President and CEO of the International Crisis Group
Former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia
"Women, War, Peace: Politics in Peacebuilding"
Co-founder of Action for Development
Alma Viviana Pérez
Consultant to the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Chair and CEO of the Mindanao Commission on Women
Co-founder of the Mothers for Peace Movement in the Philippines
"U.S. Policy in East Asia and the Pacific"
Ambassador Christopher R. Hill
Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
"Perspectives into the Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and
Contemporary Peacebuilding Efforts"
His Excellency Ketmile Masire
Former President of the Republic of Botswana
"Tainted Legacy: 9/11 and the Ruin of Human Rights"
William F. Schulz
Executive Director of Amnesty International USA
"Concept, Context and Process in Peacemaking: The Palestinian-Israeli Experience"
Secretary General of the Palestinian Initiative for Global Dialogue and Democracy
"The Responsibility to Protect: Prescription for a Global Public Domain"
The Honorable Lloyd Axworthy
President of University of Winnipeg
Former Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs
"Women, War and Peace: Mobilizing for Security and Justice in the 21st Century"
Executive Director of U.N. Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
"Human Rights and Ethical Globalization"
Former President of Ireland and U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights
"Preventing Deadly Conflict"
Justice Richard Goldstone
Former Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunals for the former
Yugoslavia and Rwanda
"Conflict, Gender and Human Rights: Lessons from the Field"
Ambassador Donald K. Steinberg
Director of the Joint Policy Council of the U.S. Department of State
"From the Battlefield to the Negotiating Table: Preventing Deadly Conflict"
General Anthony C. Zinni
United States Marine Corps (retired)