Peace matters on Ahtisaari Day
Martti Ahtisaari, 2008 Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Finnish president, celebrates the tenth anniversary of Crisis Management Initiative, an organisation he founded, at a seminar packed with high-profile speakers on April 19, 2011. It’s also the first Ahtisaari Day.
Peace Is a Question of Will: 10 Years of Solutions to World Crises
Namibia. Ireland. Kosovo. Aceh. The Finnish peace-mediators have been involved in solving serious conflicts around the world. The most renowned of them all, President Martti Ahtisaari has stated: "Peace is a matter of will. All conflicts can be settled, and there are no excuses for allowing them to become eternal.” Ahtisaari’s organisation, Crisis Management Initiative, will organise a 10th anniversary seminar in 19 April. Among the participants is the former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
Thirty talented teenagers from 22 countries selected for the 2011 Millennium Youth Camp
The 30 young people who will participate in the 2011 Millennium Youth Camp (MY Camp) to be held in Helsinki in June have now been selected. One hundred 16-19-year-olds were selected for the second round from a total of 1443 applications, and the final participants were chosen using a challenging selection process.
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