Malala Yousafzai receives Nobel Peace Prize

The Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai and the President of the Global March Against Child Labour, the Indian Kailash Satyarthi, were awarded on Wednesday the Nobel Peace Prize at the Oslo City Hall, for their struggle for the rights of children. “A young woman and an...

South Africans remember Mandela at the anniversary of his death

Today marks one year after the death of Nelson Mandela, former South African President and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, who became an icon of the struggle against apartheid. On this day, the South Africans remember him with prayers, marches and even cricket. “Our...

Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize urge Obama to disclose US acts of torture

Twelve Nobel Peace winners urged President Barack Obama to disclose how much the United States resorted to torture after the 11-S, and demanded the release of a report on interrogation techniques applied by the CIA. Obama, also a Nobel Peace Prize, admitted in August that the US...
Pope Francis

The Pope will be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

Due to his call to end the violence in Syria and lead the global day of prayer and fasting for the cause, the Chamber of Deputies in Argentina approved a project to propose the pontiff and former archbishop of Buenos Aires, Jorge Bergolio, for the Nobel Peace Prize. They also...
OPCW's director Ahmet Uzumcu

Nobel Peace prize for key organization in chemical weapons destruction

The Nobel Peace Prize 2013 was awarded to the organization OPCW, whose work was key in the certification of the use of sarin gas in Syrian civil war and the subsequent destruction of chemical weapons in the country. This prevented an imminent attack by the U.S to Damascus, and a...
UE

Controversy over the EU award for Nobel Peace

This year the Nobel Committee awarded the Peace Prize to the European Union (EU) for its “successful efforts” in the struggle for peace, reconciliation, democracy and human rights on the continent. However, this decision was the subject of controversy for several...
Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize reduces prize money to the winners

A statement released by the Nobel Foundation announced, this morning,  a 20% cut of  the financial allocations to be given to the winners. This year, the winners in the six categories: Medicine, Chemistry, Physics, Literature, Economics and Peace, will receive a prize money of $...
Lenin Moreno

Moreno Among the 10 favorites for Nobel Peace Prize

According to the publication of the Norwegian magazine Aftenposten, Ecuador’s Vice President, Lenin Moreno appears among a  list of 10 candidates optioned to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. The list contains 231 candidates. The results about the favorites came from the...
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