This is the story of a tiny country that made a decision to do something that no other country had ever done–to disband its military and declare peace to the world.
This is the story of former President of Costa Rica and 1987 Nobel Peace Prize winner Oscar Arias who helped to bring peace to Latin America.
Dawn Gifford Engle is an activist, filmmaker and Co-Founder and Executive Director of the PeaceJam Foundation, a nonprofit organization led by 14 Nobel Peace Laureates and a global leader in developing young leaders and engaging adults and youth in their local and global communities.
This is the story of Oscar Arias, former President of Costa Rica and 1987 Nobel Peace Prize winner. This documentary takes you through his early life up to his presidency and takes you into detail on his quest to end military conflict. The story focuses on his life and intertwining details related to historical events both in Central America and around the globe. It also delves into Arias’ efforts to create a peace plan to stop the fighting between the Sandinista government and the Contra rebels in Nicaragua during the 1980s, and also touches upon Arias’ quest in the 21st century to create a new international treaty for arms control. This effort was aimed to stop the sales of weapons to developing nations by the world powers.
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