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Business Leaders Pitch Vision For Atlanta As A City Of Peace

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Top Atlanta business and civic leaders unveiled a vision Monday morning to turn Atlanta into a living city of peace.

The plans included hosting the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates on a regular, rotating basis; attracting the headquarters of the Permanent Secretariat of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates; and creating a Peace University as a collaboration between Atlanta’s institutions of higher learning.

The presentation at the Metro Atlanta Chamber – led by Koch Industries’ Jim Hannan and Integral Group’s Egbert Perry – unveiled a budget of $8.5 million to launch the multi-pronged effort to create a City of Peace “ecosystem” in Atlanta.

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