By Raymond Rolak
DETROIT-- The University of Illinois at Chicago hosted the World Summit of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and former Polish President Lech Walesa was on the panel discussion, “New Challenges for Peace.” Also on the dais with him were three other former presidents of stature, Mikail Gorbachev, Frederik Willem de Klerk and Jimmy Carter.
Walesa also spoke on the panel addressing the topic, “One Person Can Make A Difference.”
The Permanent Secretariat of “The World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates” is based in Rome and Moscow. They schedule an annual peace conference and have sponsorship conections from the International Gorbachev Foundation and the City of Rome. The group is a not-for-profit association without any mission statement of political aims.
As well as organizing the tasks of the Summit, the Secretariat monitors the activities of Nobel Peace Laureates, while promoting the adoption of the “Charter for a world without violence” and supporting the work of the Nobel Laureates.