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Nobel Peace Prize

Nobel Peace Prize

"The said interest shall be divided into five equal parts, which shall be apportioned as follows: /- - -/ one part to the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses." (Excerpt from the will of Alfred Nobel)

Alfred Nobel showed a big interest in social issues and was engaged in the peace movement. His acquaintance with Bertha von Suttner, who was a driving force in the international peace movement in Europe and later awarded the Peace Prize, influenced his views on peace. Peace was the fifth and final prize area that Nobel mentioned in his will. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded by a committee elected by the Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget).




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September 23, 2021
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- The Nobel Prize ceremonies will be reined in and scaled-down for the second year in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic, the foundation behind the coveted prizes said Thursday.The winners of this year's prizes in chemistry, literature, physics, medicine and economics, as well as the Nobel Peace Prize, are set to be announced between Oct.
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May 19, 2021
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February 1, 2021
Business Insider
Dershowitz is allowed to make nominations for the prize thanks to his status as a professor emeritus at Harvard.
November 24, 2020
Under the rules of the Nobel Prize Committee, a nomination made by a recipient must be discussed, his office said.
Science X staff
November 18, 2020
The winner of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize--the World Food Program--and the Norwegian Nobel Committee said Wednesday they have jointly agreed to postpone the in-person award ceremony in Oslo next month because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Science X staff
November 10, 2020
The Norwegian government has granted an exemption from its two-week quarantine requirement for arriving visitors so representatives from the winner of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize--the World Food Program--can attend the Dec. 10 award ceremony in Oslo.
Press Trust of India
August 28, 2020
Wangs visit comes in the backdrop of Norway preparing to take up a rotational seat on the United Nations Security Council, of which China is a permanent member
Stephanie Mlot
February 4, 2020
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has reportedly been nominated for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. Swedish lawmakers Jens Holm and Hakan Svenneling submitted the 17-year-old's name for consideration, according to the Associated Press. ...
The Associated Press
February 3, 2020
Two lawmakers in Sweden have nominated Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.
December 10, 2019
On July 9, 2018, following a historic meeting in Eritrea's capital Asmara, Abiy and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki formally ended a 20-year-old stalemate between their countries in the wake of the 1998-2000 border conflict.
Press Trust of India
October 14, 2019
Read more about Abhijit Banerjee joins Tagore, Raman in India's club of Nobel Prize winners on Business Standard. Born in Mumbai, the 58-year-old economist is currently the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the US-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was the odds-on favorite to win this year's Nobel Peace Prize.The award would have capped an already extraordinary year, in which Thunberg evolved from a student sitting outside the Swedish Parliament, all by herself, to become the leader of a global youth movement, inspiring millions of schoolchildren around the world to join her in calling for greater action on climate change.
Aylin Woodward
October 11, 2019
Business Insider
Greta Thunberg was nominated for a Nobel Peace prize after leading strikes that push leaders to address climate change. Here's why she didn't win.
Johannes Ledel
October 11, 2019
Hailed as a visionary and reformer, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to resolve the long-running conflict with neighbouring foe Eritrea.
Gareth Davies
October 11, 2019
The Telegraph
The Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won the Nobel Peace Prize for ending 20-year conflict with Eritrea.
October 6, 2019
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STAVANGER, Norway -- Controversy stalks the Nobel prizes for peace and literature in a way it rarely does for science. The revamped panel at the Swedish Aca
September 25, 2019
Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg's shaming of world leaders and air travellers over climate change has won her millions of admirers and attracted many new followers to her cause. Thunberg, one of few people whose nomination has become known before the awards ceremony, is the bookmakers' favourite
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October 3, 2018
We dove into 115 years' worth of past laureates, and the data revealed some striking trends.
March 13, 2019
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Three Norwegian lawmakers have nominated Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, who has become a prominent voice in campaigns against climate change, for the Nobel Peace...


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