Published On: Mon, Sep 9th, 2019

Mérida, Yucatán is ready to welcome 30 Nobel Peace Laureates, Organizations and Foundations

30 Nobel Peace Laureates, Organizations and Foundations will gather in Merida, Yucatan for the 17th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates on September 20th.

30 Nobel Peace Laureates, awarded organizations, prize recipients and Peace Laureates’ foundations from around the world will arrive to Merida for the 17th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, to be held between 19-22 of September 2019.

The historic event will mobilize the city in the spirit of peace – inspiring thoughts and actions for a more friendly, peaceful world. The Nobel Peace Summit is considered to be the largest peace-building conversation in recent times with so many peace architects and experts coming together.

The unprecedented number of confirmed Nobel speakers, including Nobel Peace Laureates, representatives of the awarded organizations, prize recipients and laureates’ foundations, for this year’s Summit highlights the 20th Anniversary of the event making this occasion in Mérida especially important in proving the reputation and scale of the Summit.

Mérida (Photo: SEFOTUR)

Merida, the host city of the event is being listed among other Summit host cities as Rome, Berlin, Hiroshima, Chicago, Bogota, Barcelona and Paris.

The co-organizers of the 17th Nobel Peace Summit are the Permanent Secretariat of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates and the Government of the State of Yucatan.

Ekaterina Zagladina, President of the Permanent Secretariat of the Summit notes, “Every Summit has a unique atmosphere gathering Nobel energy and great leaders, experts and inspirational stories, productive discussions and exchange of experiences to address issues that affect our common welfare. We hope that the spirit and energy of peace-making will energize the Mexican society and foster a common acting for peace and humanity today and in years ahead. We believe that this Summit in particular will bring enormous benefits to all participants who are welcome to share examples and best practices for other nations by spreading peace and adding practical value to discussions. We look forward to being in Mérida, Mexico.”

The 17th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates will also demonstrate the capacity of the Yucatan capital and its infrastructure to meet the needs of the most important global meetings.

source: The Yucatan Times



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