Saturday, May 14, 2016

All Nobel Peace Prizes


The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded 96 times to 129 Nobel Laureates between 1901 and 2015, 103 individuals and 26 organizations. Since the International Committee of the Red Cross has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize three times (in 1917, 1944 and 1963), and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize two times (in 1954 and 1981), there are 23 individual organizations which have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Click on the links to get more information.

The Nobel Peace Prize 2016

The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize has not been awarded yet. It will be announced on Friday 7 October, 11:00 a.m. CET.

The Nobel Peace Prize 2015

National Dialogue Quartet
"for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2014

Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai
"for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2013

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
"for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2012

European Union (EU)
"for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2011

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman
"for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2010

Liu Xiaobo
"for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2009

Barack H. Obama
"for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2008

Martti Ahtisaari
"for his important efforts, on several continents and over more than three decades, to resolve international conflicts"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2007

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr.
"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"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2006

Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank
"for their efforts to create economic and social development from below"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2005

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Mohamed ElBaradei
"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"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2004

Wangari Muta Maathai
"for her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2003

Shirin Ebadi
"for her efforts for democracy and human rights. She has focused especially on the struggle for the rights of women and children"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2002

Jimmy Carter
"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"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2001

United Nations (U.N.) and Kofi Annan
"for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2000

Kim Dae-jung
"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"

The Nobel Peace Prize 1999

Médecins Sans Frontières
"in recognition of the organization's pioneering humanitarian work on several continents"

The Nobel Peace Prize 1998

John Hume and David Trimble
"for their efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Northern Ireland"

The Nobel Peace Prize 1997

International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) and Jody Williams
"for their work for the banning and clearing of anti-personnel mines"

The Nobel Peace Prize 1996

Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo and José Ramos-Horta
"for their work towards a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor"

The Nobel Peace Prize 1995

Joseph Rotblat and Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs
"for their efforts to diminish the part played by nuclear arms in international politics and, in the longer run, to eliminate such arms"

The Nobel Peace Prize 1994

Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin
"for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East"

The Nobel Peace Prize 1993

Nelson Mandela and Frederik Willem de Klerk
"for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa"

The Nobel Peace Prize 1992

Rigoberta Menchú Tum
"in recognition of her work for social justice and ethno-cultural reconciliation based on respect for the rights of indigenous peoples"

The Nobel Peace Prize 1991

Aung San Suu Kyi
"for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights"

The Nobel Peace Prize 1990

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
"for his leading role in the peace process which today characterizes important parts of the international community"

The Nobel Peace Prize 1987

Oscar Arias Sánchez
"for his work for peace in Central America, efforts which led to the accord signed in Guatemala on August 7 this year"

The Nobel Peace Prize 1986

Elie Wiesel

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2015 Nobel Peace Prize

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Nobel Peace Prize
Awarded for Outstanding contributions to peace
Date 9 October 2015
Location Oslo
Country Norway
Presented by Norwegian Nobel Committee
Reward 8 million SEK ($1M, 0.9M)
First awarded 1901
Currently held by Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet
Official website
The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet for "its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011".[1]
The National Dialogue Quartet was formed in 2013 and comprises four organizations in Tunisian civil society:[1]
The Nobel Peace Prize is 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".[2]


The Norwegian Nobel Committee received 273 different nominations for the Peace Prize. 68 of these nominations were for organizations and 205 for persons. It is the second highest number of candidates ever, after 278 in 2014.[3]
Many news media speculated about who would be awarded. The award was a surprise to many. Media favourites included German Chancellor Angela Merkel for admitting large numbers of refugees and migrants to Germany in the European migrant crisis, American and Iranian foreign ministers John Kerry and Mohammad Javad Zarif for the Iran nuclear deal, Pope Francis for his assistance in the United States–Cuban Thaw, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC guerrilla leader Timoleón Jiménez for the peace process in the Colombian conflict, and Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege who treats victims of sexual violence and has been nominated for this before.[4][5][6]


The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. For the 2015 award, the members were:[7]

Monday, May 2, 2016

poetry rally week 83, the list of roosters outside my window

Hyde Park Poetry

April rush,
May Flowers

Kenneth Elliott,
Zeben Ashton styles

Jay Watson,
Maria Buckley horn blower

Jake Hufney,
Eric Polack backing up energy

Ryan Bunch,
Peabody College of Education from Newark

Scarlet Knights for Rutgers University,
Wild cats for Northwestern University

Vandy mail service
Penn Street, Ingram Scholarship

Camden, NJ campus
New Brunswick, NJ addmission

Owen Graduate School of Management
Gabor Karsai, Michael King, Rothschild Evans music

Nervana Earbuds, George Siemens,
Raymond Schmidt, Khayriyyah Chandler math analysis

Roberta Schmidt, Dough Schmidt,
Eric Schmidt,  Robert Wood Johnson asistance

Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Edward Bloustein school of Planning and Public Policy

Mason Gross School of the Arts
Bill Cook, Rikka Infinity, Kylie Dick, Guam Yang, Chongchi Zhang, Kaijie Zhong