Obiageli 'Oby' Ezekwesili: Education and Peace

The 2017 PRIO Annual Peace Address was given by Obiageli 'Oby' Ezekwesili.

Ezekwesili is a Nigerian politician known for her anti-corruption work – she was a co-founder of Transparency International – and her instrumental role in the #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign. She has also been Minister of Education in Nigeria and Vice-President for the Africa region in the World Bank.

At PRIO she addressed the relationship between Education and Peace, and she was joined in conversation by PRIO Director Henrik Urdal and Laila Bokhari, State Secretary in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The conversation was moderated by Aslak Sira Myhre, Director General of the National Library of Norway.