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Nobel Peace Prize: One of five Nobel Prizes established by Alfred Nobel
The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by the will of Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature. Since March 1901, it has been awarded annually to those who have "done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses".

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Former TERI chief RK Pachauri passes away after prolonged heart ailment

Pachauri headed the UN's Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) when it was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2013.
DNA - Published

Myanmar's Suu Kyi back in U.N. court for final day of genocide hearing

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi returned to the International Court of Justice on Thursday to defend Myanmar against accusations it has committed genocide against its Rohingya Muslim..
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Videos for Nobel Peace Prize


Teenage Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize [Video]Teenage Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The 17-year-old was nominated by two members of Sweden’s Left Party, Jens Holm and Hakan Svenneling.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:05Published

Richard Curtis hails ‘activist generation’ as he signs United Nations letter [Video]Richard Curtis hails ‘activist generation’ as he signs United Nations letter

Richard Curtis has said he feels a responsibility to honour the enthusiasm of the younger “activist generation”. The screenwriter is among 2,020 famous faces from the worlds of art, culture, sport..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:00Published

Sharon Stone signs Seamus Mallon book of condolence [Video]Sharon Stone signs Seamus Mallon book of condolence

Hollywood star Sharon Stone pays tribute to former NI Deputy First Minister Seamus Mallon, after signing a book of condolence with Nobel Peace Prize winner Betty Williams at Belfast City Hall.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:16Published

Myanmar braces for Rohingya genocide ruling by UN court [Video]Myanmar braces for Rohingya genocide ruling by UN court

Nobel Peace Price winner and former pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has defended the campaign against Rohingya — but a court could rule it as genocide.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:46Published

 

Myanmar's Suu Kyi leads genocide defense at World Court

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace prize laureate, arrived at the World Court on Wednesday, to lead her country's defense against accusations of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim..
Reuters - Published

Nobel peace laureate Abiy says militants, global powers threaten Horn of Africa

Militant groups and global military powers both pose a threat to peace and stability in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Tuesday after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia PM should talk to media when collecting Peace Prize: Nobel committee

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will not talk to the news media when he is in Oslo next week to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, drawing rare criticism from the award committee, which says a free and..
Reuters - Published

South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Tutu in hospital

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and veteran of South Africa's anti-apartheid struggle Desmond Tutu has been admitted to hospital for the treatment of an infection, his office said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

A son and father reunited, like many under Nobel winner Abiy's Ethiopia-Eritrea peace deal

For Samson Berhane, the news that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize was deeply personal.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia's Abiy wins Nobel Peace Prize for resolving conflict with Eritrea

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts which ended two decades of hostility with longtime enemy Eritrea.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian PM 'humbled, thrilled' with Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is "humbled and thrilled" at becoming the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, he said in a recorded phone call with the secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee..
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Ethiopian Nobel Peace Prize winner ruffles feathers at home

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for ending 20 years of hostility with neighboring Eritrea, can arouse strong reactions at home.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia 'proud as a nation' over Nobel Peace Prize: PM Abiy's office

Ethiopia is "proud as a nation" for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's Nobel Peace Prize award, his office said in a statement on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Full text of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize citation

The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which on Friday awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, released the following statement:
Reuters - Published

Brazil's Amazon chief Raoni calls on Bolsonaro to step down

Indigenous chief Raoni Metuktire, proposed for the Nobel Peace Prize, said on Wednesday his people would not leave the Amazon and called on Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro to step down, a day after the..
Reuters - Published

Archbishop Tutu hails Prince Harry and Meghan as caring couple while baby Archie beams

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu hailed Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan as "genuinely caring" people when the royal couple visited the former archbishop along with their..
Reuters - Published

Brazil's Amazon chief Raoni tapped for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize nomination

A group of Brazilian anthropologists and environmentalists has put forward Chief Raoni Metuktire of the Kayapó tribe as a candidate for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for a lifetime of work protecting the..
Reuters - Published

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