Nobel Peace Prize

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2013

OPCW

The Organisation for the Prohobition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is awarded the Peace Prize for its work towards arms control and disarmament.

for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons.

Nobel Peace Prize Announcement 2013

2012

European Union

The European Union is awarded the Peace Prize for its important role in transforming most of Europe from a warring continent to a peaceful one.

For over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.

2012 Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony

2010

Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xiaobo is awarded the Peace Prize for dedicating more than two decades of his life to being a spokesman for basic human rights in China.

For his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China.

Nobel Peace Prize 2010 Presentation Speech

2009

Barack Obama

President Obama is awarded the Peace Prize for advocating dialogue and cooperation across all dividing lines.

For his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.

The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize

2007

IIPC and Al Gore

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Al Gore are jointly awarded the Peace Prize for their efforts to spread knowledge about climate change.

For their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

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2005

IAEA and Mohamed ElBaradei

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Mohamed ElBaradei are jointly awarded the Peace prize for working towards safe, peaceful and non-militarized nuclear energy.

For their efforts to prevent nuclear energy from being used for military purposes and to ensure that nuclear energy for peaceful purposes is used in the safest possible way.

2005 Peace Prize Ceremony Video

2002

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter is awarded the peace prize for campaigning for human rights and undertaking peace negotiations during and after his presidency.

For his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development.

2002 Peace Prize Ceremony Video

2000

Kim Dae-Jung

South Korea’s President Kim Dae-Jung is awarded the Peace Prize for seeking to lay the foundations for peace between North and South Korea.

For his work for democracy and human rights in South Korea and in East Asia in general, and for peace and reconciliation with North Korea in particular.

Kim Dae-jung Nobel Peace Prize 2000

1999

Médecins Sans Frontières

Dr. Marie-Eve Raguenaud receives the Peace Prize on behalf of MSF

Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) is awarded the Peace Prize for providing emergency humanitarian aid in areas of conflict.

In recognition of the organization’s pioneering humanitarian work on several continents.

 

1995

Pugwash and Joseph Rotblat

John P. Holdren and Joseph Rotblat with their Peace Prize MedalsThe Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs and Joseph Rotblat are awarded the Peace Prize for aiming to diminish the use of nuclear arms in international politics.

For their efforts to diminish the part played by nuclear arms in international politics and, in the longer run, to eliminate such arms.

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