Norway House Peace Dialogue on Arab Spring/Syria and NGO Expo (Nov 14)


MINN is pleased to enter into a partnership with the Norway House and its now annual Dialogue for Peace, for the second year in a row.  You are invited to participate in "The Arab Spring 2.0", which includes a presentation by featured speaker, Rol Willy Hansen who is the Norwegian Ambassador to Syria, who will speak to his experience in Syria.  Join the conversation in the panel discussion spotlighting the Arab Spring and its significant in global relations. 

Last year many international NGOs, and MINN members, came together to exhibit at the Norway House Peace Expo. Was your NGO there? It is a great venue for getting out your NGO's message. Currently the Norway House is accepting applications for the Expo space. Scholarship opportunities are available, please make inquiries to Peace House directly.  The registration packet is attached to the end of this message.

Register for the Evening Event only HERE.  Register to have your NGO participate in the Peace Expo by processing the registration packet which can be found on the bottom of this article.


Event details follow.

Norway House | Minnesota Peace Initiative presents


Featured Speaker - Rolf Willy Hansen, Norwegian Ambassador to Syria

Wednesday, November 14, 2012- 6 - 9:30pm  

McNamara Alumni Center - University of  Minnesota


What does it mean for the West?   What does it mean for Women?  What does it mean for You?    

Featured guest, Rolf Willy Hansen, Norwegian Ambassador to Syria will speak to the Middle East situation which changes by the day, as well as by the countries impacted.  Special message from Sam Kaplan, U.S. Ambassador to Morocco.  

 Join in the conversation in the panel discussion spotlighting the Arab Spring and its significance in global relations.  Meet potential supporters for your organization by participating in the Peace Organization Expo.  Apply today. The registration package is attached below.   Fee to participate is $50. Scholarships are available. Please make requests directly to the Peace House.  



Humphrey School of Public Policy, Minnesota International NGO Network, Minnesota International Center, Oslo Center of Peace and Human Rights - U.S. Foundation, Sons of Norway