Unveiling of the Bertha von Suttner bust by Leymah Gbowee at the Peace Palace Centenary (August 28, 2013).
Introduction by Hope Elizabeth May.
At the time of the unveiling, Gbowee was the last woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize - an honor that she shared with Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Tawakkul Karman, Bertha von Suttner was the first woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize (in 1905). Her statue is the first statue of a woman to be placed in the Peace Palace.
Video footage is courtesy of The College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences of Central Michigan University, in honor of its early leaders who were committed to public education concerning the Peace Through Law Movement