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A Conversation with Dr. Asle Toje, Former Research Director at the Norwegian Nobel Institute and Current Member of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee

  • Trygve Lie Center for Peace, Security & Development 777 United Nations Plaza New York, NY, 10017 United States (map)

The International Peace Institute (IPI) in cooperation with the Norwegian Nobel Institute is pleased to invite you to a discussion on “The Nobel Peace Prize: Past, Present, and Future” featuring Dr. Asle Toje, a member of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee on Monday, September 17th, from 1:00pm to 2:30pm.

The Nobel Peace Prize is world-renowned as the most prestigious recognition of achievements in the pursuit of peace. This event will focus on the history of the prize, how it currently serves to contribute to the promotion of peace in today’s world and how it will do so in the future.

Asle Toje is the former Research Director at the Norwegian Nobel Institute in Oslo and a current member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. He is also an influential public intellectual and commentator. Since completing his PhD at Cambridge in 2006, Toje has lectured and taught at universities in Europe and beyond. His research focuses on the intersection of security studies and European studies. Among his scholarly works are America, the EU and Strategic Culture (2008); The European Union as a Small Power (2010); and Will China’s Rise Be Peaceful? (2018).

The event will be moderated by Terje Rød-Larsen, President of IPI.

For questions, contact:
Amanda Mignone, or 212-225-9638


*You must register to attend this event*