University of Calgary

University of Calgary honours 2008 Nobel Laureate

Submitted by darmstro on Fri, 2011-06-10 09:04.

June 10, 2011

Martti Ahtisaari, the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former president of Finland (1994–2000), will be conferred with the honorary Doctor of Laws degree this morning during convocation ceremonies.

Ahtisaari, who has worked for decades to end conflicts and build peace in troubled areas around the world, will be honoured during the convocation ceremony for the Haskayne School of Business and Graduate Studies.

Today’s graduates will join an alumni family of more than 140,000 people in 148 countries around the world.
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