Paz mundial a través de una cama

Is world peace possible? We say yes! Inspired by John Lennon’s 1969 Amsterdam-based bed-in to highlight World Peace, BedTalks is Europe’s largest free-entry, free-thinking event that connects extraordinary people working on positive change in the world. From an African Nobel Peace prize winner to a 90-year-old WWII fighter pilot legend, to a young South Korean culture-changing student, BedTalks offers a platform that allows game-changers to further propel their ideas, their initiatives and their projects by inviting them to engage in conversations with each other, inspire each other, learn from each other, and commit to new collaborations and support and encourages all visitors to actively add to the conversations with their own ideas, expertise and experiences. How did this crazy idea come about? Read on!

Algunos oradores

  • Fatuma Abdulkadir Adan
    Nobel Peace Prize Nominee
    Fatuma Abdulkadir Adan
  • Bibian Mentel
    Paralympic World Champion
    Bibian Mentel
  • Fatuma Abdulkadir Adan

    Fatuma Abdulkadir Adan

    Nobel Peace Prize Nominee

    Adan was born to parents who were from two warring tribes in Marsabit, Northern Kenya. After her training as a lawyer, she returned to her hometown in order to promote peace between the conflicting Borana Oromo, Gabra and Rendille peoples. In 2003, she founded Horn of Africa Development Initiative, a non-governmental organization she uses to foster peace and advocate for education in Kenya.

    Through the Horn of Africa Development Initiative, Adan launched a programme called “Shoot to score, not to Kill”, that uses soccer to engage Kenyan youths in advocacy for peace.

    In January 2011, Adan received the Stuttgart Peace Prize for “combining soccer and emancipation”. In 2013 she was invited to talk about her work with the Horn of Africa Development Initiative at the Geneva Peace Talks on 20 September 2013. The talks were organised by the United Nations and other groups for the International Day of Peace.

    Bibian Mentel

    Bibian Mentel

    Paralympic World Champion

    Bibian Mentel is the reigning World Champion Paralympic Snowboarder and Netherland’s Sportswoman of the year. Bibian has battled cancer 4 times and was forced to amputate her leg as a result. Despite losing her limb due to cancer she was back on the slopes within just 7 months. Today this World Champion is fighting for kids with physical disabilities to be able to play extreme sports through her Mentelity Foundation.

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BedTalks Florence 2018

This time we’re hosting the festival in the inspirational, newly opened The Student Hotel Florence.. Explore

The Student Hotel | Florence
June 7th 2018

BedTalks Barcelona 2018

For the first time, BedTalks lands on Spanish soil: Barcelona! Explore

The Student Hotel | Barcelona
April 19th 2018

BedTalks Maastricht 2018

Stunning The Student Hotel Maastricht will host our 4th BedTalks…Explore

The Student Hotel | Maastricht
March 2nd 2018

BedTalks Eindhoven 2017

A day full of interactive workshops and intimate bedroom chats with extraordinary local Eindhoven figures.. Explore

The Student Hotel | Eindhoven
April 20th 2017

BedTalks Groningen 2016

The Student Hotel hosted the second edition of BedTalks in Groningen where we gathered extraordinary local figures.. Explore

The Student Hotel | Groningen
Sept 29th 2016

BedTalks Amsterdam 2016

Soundbites from the 60 movers and shakers who delivered a Bed Talk or Talk Show at Amsterdam Hotel grand opening.. Explore

The Student Hotel | Amsterdam City
April 15th 2016








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