Dharamsala: Three Nobel peace laureates will meet the Dalai Lama at Dharamsala on Tuesday to discuss issues related to world peace. Nobel laureates Shirin Ebadi, Máiread Corrigan and Jody Williams will also participate in the PeaceJam Youth Conference along with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The conference will be held at the Tibetan Children’s Village school on Tuesday.
Shirin Ebadi was the first Muslim woman to receive the Nobel prize in 2003 for her pioneering efforts for democracy and human rights. Máiread Corrigan co-founded the Community of Peace People, an organisation which attempts to encourage a peaceful resolution of the troubles in Northern Ireland and was co-recipients of the 1976 Nobel prize, whereas Jody Williams got the Peace prize jointly in 1997 for the international campaign to ban landmines.