MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Former U.S President Jimmy Carter is coming to Minneapolis on Friday as part of the 27th-annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum.
The event is Friday through Sunday at the Radisson Blu Hotel in downtown Minneapolis. It’ll explore the different ideas around peace building, including human rights and democracy, disarmament, sustainability and inclusivity.READ MORE: Hopkins Police Investigating Homicide At Apartment Building
Carter will hold a moderated discussion in the human rights and democracy area, titled “Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power.” That presentation will be in the Scandinavian Room at the Radisson Blu Hotel from 3:45 to 5 p.m.READ MORE: Mass Casualty Simulation Helps Nat'l Guard, Children's Minnesota Practice Treating Kids
Also on Friday afternoon, Carter will be at Si Melby Hall on the campus of Augsburg College from 2 to 2:30 p.m., speaking to 530 students in grades K-12 from the Twin Cities and Wisconsin.MORE NEWS: Amid Missionary Hostage Crisis, Minnesotan From Port-Au-Prince Wishes 'Haiti Would Get The Help They Need'
Carter was the 39th President of the United States, serving office from 1977-81.