Nobel Peace Prize

09.10.2017

The African Union welcomes the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to ICAN

The African Union welcomes the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to ICAN

Addis Ababa, 7 October 2017: The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the awarding of the 2017 Nobel Prize for Peace to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). He congratulates ICAN, and expresses AU’s profound appreciation for its decade-long… »

09.10.2017

Nobel Peace Prize 2017: Law and morality versus violent geopolitics

Nobel Peace Prize 2017: Law and morality versus violent geopolitics

By Richard Falk Professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University and University of California, Santa Barbara, board member of The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation and TFF Associate since 1985 Finally, the committee in Oslo that picks a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize each year selected in 2017… »

06.10.2017

Is the Nobel Committee Finally Abiding by Nobel’s Will?

Is the Nobel Committee Finally Abiding by Nobel’s Will?

By David Swanson The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to the International Campaign for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) — listen to my radio show with one of ICAN’s leaders two years ago here. It’s conceivable that some Americans will now learn, because of this award, about the… »

06.10.2017

Jeremy Corbyn congratulates ICAN for winning the Nobel Peace Prize

Jeremy Corbyn congratulates ICAN for winning the Nobel Peace Prize

Congratulations to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) on its well-deserved award of the Nobel Peace Prize. I’m proud to have worked with ICAN for the goal of a nuclear free world for many years and the Nobel Committee’s call for serious global nuclear disarmament talks demands an… »

06.10.2017

Nobel’s Peace Prize to ICAN: Thank you to the Nobel Committee!

Nobel’s Peace Prize to ICAN: Thank you to the Nobel Committee!

Jan Oberg Our thanks to the Nobel Peace Prize Committee for awarding its 2017 Prize to ICAN – the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. Undoubtedly nuclear disarmament and, ultimately, nuclear abolition is a major – if not the major – goal of humankind. There can be no lasting peace with these weapons… »

06.10.2017

Statement by ICAN on being awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

Statement by ICAN on being awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

It is a great honour to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 in recognition of our role in achieving the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. This historic agreement, adopted on 7 July with the backing of 122 nations, offers a powerful, much-needed alternative to a… »

06.10.2017

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2017

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2017

Pressenza is delighted to republish the press statement from the Nobel Prize Committee confirming the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons has won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.  As a partner organisation, we are stunned and overjoyed that the hard work done by the campaign since… »

17.07.2017

Liu Xiaobo And Liu Xia: A Love That Survived Incredible Odds

Liu Xiaobo And Liu Xia: A Love That Survived Incredible Odds

By Zeenat Khan A photo shared on Twitter by activist Ye Du was inserted in arecent front-page story in the New York Times. The skeletal like couple (Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xia) clinging onto one another will break any heart. In the photo, frail Xiaobo is pictured in his hospital… »

11.12.2016

Roots Action: “Prosecute Henry Kissinger!”

Roots Action:  “Prosecute Henry Kissinger!”

“…Several of Kissinger’s crimes come under treaties that make it mandatory for Norway to prosecute. Kissinger is complicit or a main actor in many violations of the Genocide Convention and of the Geneva Conventions…”. On Dec 6, 2016, Fredrik S. Heffermehl and Tomas Magnusson, founding members of Nobel Peace Prize Watch (“Lay Down… »

11.12.2016

Nobel Peace Watch: “Arrest Henry Kissinger!”

Nobel Peace Watch:  “Arrest Henry Kissinger!”

Summons for Criminal Investigation – Henry Kissinger: “We wish to draw your attention to Kissinger’s comprehensive, unparalleled record of serious international crimes and the need for prosecutorial action”. On Dec 6, 2016, Fredrik S. Heffermehl and Tomas Magnusson, founding members of Nobel Peace Prize Watch (“Lay Down Your Arms” association) sent the Director of… »

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