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Why Not Peace | Chic Dambach — TEDxJHUDC

October 29, 2018.

Chic Dambach, who played a key role in bringing peace to Ethiopia and Eritrea, gives an emotional talk about the power of peace and introduces the audience to the young peace leaders of today.

Chic Dambach is an adjunct faculty member at Johns Hopkins University, American University, and the University of Juba (South Sudan). He also serves as an adviser to the Director of the Peace Corps, and he is a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow.  Dambach has been nominated for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, and the Institute for Economics and Peace presented him the Leadership and Service for Peace Award in 2016. He was named the 2016 Peace Corps Champion for keeping the spirit of service alive. He won the Global Peace Award in 2001 from the International Platform Association. The Dambach Award for Service to the Literary Arts was created in his honor by the CityLit Project in Baltimore. He was a national champion kayak racer and served as an official for canoe and kayak competition in the 1988, 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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