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Archbishop Emeritus and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Desmond Tutu has dedicated his life to reshaping conversations about peace, equality and forgiveness. He founded the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation in the United States to harvest future peace makers for generations to come. The Peace3 initiative is taking that head on with the goal of teaching one-million young people the transformative power of peace.
ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU - A LIFE DEDICATED TO PEACE
Archbishop Desmond Tutu became one of the central leaders of the global peace movement. An outspoken defender of human rights and campaigner for the oppressed, Tutu’s eloquent advocacy and brave leadership led to the end of South African apartheid in 1993 and the installation of Nelson Mandela as the nation’s first black President. The Archbishop has dedicated his life to reshaping conversations about peace, equality and forgiveness.
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