SALT LAKE CITY — A conference at the University of Utah will examine new challenges to achieving global peace.

The Tanner Human Rights Center's annual conference is Feb. 19-20 on the U. campus, with the opening keynote address at the Salt Lake Main Library.

In collaboration with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, the conference, "Building Peace in the 21st Century: Global Ethical Dialogues," will explore environmental degradation and its impact on international relations, violence by non-state actors and global economic inequality. The entire conference is free and open to the public.

The full schedule of the conference can be found online at