Ambassador Swanee Hunt: “That’s What Will Give Us Another World”

   •    December 29, 2015

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During her tenure as US Ambassador to Austria, Swanee Hunt helped organize the first commemoration of the Srebrenica massacre. In this video, she recalls “a turning point in my life”—when a Bosnian widow chose forgiveness over hatred. The woman’s words—”We are all mothers”—moved her to consider women’s powerful and underutilized role in creating peace.

(Footage of 1996 commemoration courtesy of Associated Press)

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