Nobel Peace Prize

16.07.2013 Democracy Now!

Swedish Professor Nominates Snowden for Nobel Peace Prize

Swedish Professor Nominates Snowden for Nobel Peace Prize

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. In a letter to the prize committee, Swedish sociology professor Stefan Svallfors cites Snowden’s “heroic effort at great personal cost,” saying he has “helped to make the world a little bit better and safer.” Svallfors also … »

15.03.2013 Amnesty International

Nobel Peace Laureates press Obama on Arms Trade Treaty

Nobel Peace Laureates press Obama on Arms Trade Treaty

US President Barack Obama must take the lead in securing a strong global Arms Trade Treaty, a group of 18 Nobel Peace Prize winners said in an open letter delivered to their fellow laureate at the White House today. Amnesty International, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War … »

12.10.2012 Pressenza IPA

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2012 goes to… The European Union

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2012 goes to… The European Union

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2012 is to be awarded to the European Union (EU). The union and its forerunners have for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe. In the inter-war years, … »

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