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#Nobel Peace Prize

# nobel-peace-prize - Friday 9 October, 2020

World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize
# United Nations
# United Nations

World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 9th 2020, 10:53 AM 8,864 Views 12 Comments

The WFP was honoured for “its efforts to combat hunger” and “its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas”.

# nobel-peace-prize - Monday 3 August, 2020

Former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies aged 83
# RIP
# RIP

Former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies aged 83

Aug 3rd 2020, 9:21 AM 75,201 Views 85 Comments

The Irish peace icon passed away after a long struggle with dementia.

# nobel-peace-prize - Friday 11 October, 2019

Ethiopia's Prime Minister wins Nobel Peace Prize for ending war with Eritrea
# Abiy Ahmed Ali
# Abiy Ahmed Ali

Ethiopia's Prime Minister wins Nobel Peace Prize for ending war with Eritrea

Oct 11th 2019, 10:25 AM 8,585 Views 17 Comments

The announcement was made this morning.

# nobel-peace-prize - Friday 5 October, 2018

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018
# Not Trump
# Not Trump

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018

Oct 5th 2018, 10:20 AM 16,945 Views 18 Comments

The Congolese doctor and Iraqi human rights activist have been honored with the world-renowned humanitarian prize this morning.

# nobel-peace-prize - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Aung San Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize, committee says
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize, committee says

Aug 29th 2018, 9:44 PM 11,915 Views 26 Comments

The statement came after a damning UN report termed the treatment of the Rohingya people as “genocide”.

# nobel-peace-prize - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has died following a short illness
# RIP
# RIP

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has died following a short illness

Updated Aug 18th 2018, 2:05 PM 58,377 Views 53 Comments

He was 80 years old.

# nobel-peace-prize - Friday 6 October, 2017

Explainer: How does someone win the Nobel Peace Prize?
# Ican
# Ican

Explainer: How does someone win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Oct 6th 2017, 2:49 PM 7,298 Views 13 Comments

You can’t nominate yourself, in case you were wondering.

Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work
# Norway
# Norway

Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work

Oct 6th 2017, 10:10 AM 6,218 Views 11 Comments

There were 318 candidates for this year’s prize.

# nobel-peace-prize - Monday 18 September, 2017

Four in 10 people think Suu Kyi's Freedom of Dublin award should be taken back
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Four in 10 people think Suu Kyi's Freedom of Dublin award should be taken back

Sep 18th 2017, 11:35 PM 28,217 Views 64 Comments

She was awarded the Freedom of Dublin in 2000, but only received it in 2012 as she was under house arrest at the time.

# nobel-peace-prize - Monday 4 September, 2017

Malala says 'world is waiting' for Aung San Suu Kyi to condemn violence against Rohingya Muslims
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Malala says 'world is waiting' for Aung San Suu Kyi to condemn violence against Rohingya Muslims

Sep 4th 2017, 9:19 AM 14,826 Views 58 Comments

The Nobel Peace Prize winner has criticised her fellow Nobel laureate for not condemning the escalating violence.

# nobel-peace-prize - Thursday 13 July, 2017

China under fire after Nobel Peace Prize winner dies in custody
# Liu Xiaobo
# Liu Xiaobo

China under fire after Nobel Peace Prize winner dies in custody

Jul 13th 2017, 4:44 PM 13,741 Views 20 Comments

The Nobel committee said that China’s government “bears a heavy responsibility” for his death.

# nobel-peace-prize - Friday 9 October, 2015

UPDATE: Angela Merkel's day just got even worse
# Nobel Peace Prize
# Nobel Peace Prize

UPDATE: Angela Merkel's day just got even worse

Oct 9th 2015, 10:25 AM 26,484 Views 58 Comments

Despite being favourite, the Chancellor failed to scoop the Nobel Peace Prize. First the football, and now this.

# nobel-peace-prize - Friday 10 October, 2014

17-year-old Malala Yousafzai has won the Nobel Peace Prize
# Well Done
# Well Done

17-year-old Malala Yousafzai has won the Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 10th 2014, 11:03 PM 22,081 Views 59 Comments

The teenager was the joint winner of the award along with Kailash Satyarthi of India.

Nobel committee shocked by guy who says Malala 'hasn't actually done anything'
# Yes She Has
# Yes She Has

Nobel committee shocked by guy who says Malala 'hasn't actually done anything'

Oct 10th 2014, 1:58 PM 20,237 Views 107 Comments

Bizarre question throws Peace Prize announcement for a loop.

# nobel-peace-prize - Monday 22 September, 2014

Tutu calls on Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Breivik
# God's Position
# God's Position

Tutu calls on Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Breivik

Sep 22nd 2014, 7:14 PM 11,725 Views 50 Comments

The retired Archbishop said that not forgiving Anders Behring Breivik could be “corrosive”.

# nobel-peace-prize - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Egypt has deported Irish Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire
# Activist
# Activist

Egypt has deported Irish Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire

Mar 5th 2014, 5:06 PM 12,867 Views 27 Comments

Maguire won the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize with Betty Williams for founding a peace group to resolve the conflict between North Ireland’s Catholics and Protestants.

# nobel-peace-prize - Thursday 7 November, 2013

NUIM dedicates book and audio archive to activist 'ahead of his time'
# Environment
# Environment

NUIM dedicates book and audio archive to activist 'ahead of his time'

Nov 7th 2013, 5:43 PM 5,574 Views 1 Comment

Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed by the Nigerian military 18 years ago.

# nobel-peace-prize - Monday 14 October, 2013

Assad: I should have won the Nobel Peace Prize
# Syria
# Syria

Assad: I should have won the Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 14th 2013, 3:08 PM 8,462 Views 35 Comments

The Syrian leader made the remark “jokingly” according to a Lebanese newspaper.

# nobel-peace-prize - Friday 11 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Oct 11th 2013, 11:16 PM 10,770 Views 9 Comments

Everybody’s talking about Gerry Adams and a ‘witch hunt’, murder case reopened and glow-in-the-dark jellyfish.

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Oct 11th 2013, 4:49 PM 6,242 Views 5 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# nobel-peace-prize - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Malala Yousafzai on pacifism leaves Jon Stewart speechless
# Malala Rocks
# Malala Rocks

Malala Yousafzai on pacifism leaves Jon Stewart speechless

Oct 10th 2013, 1:30 PM 19,218 Views 47 Comments

Listen to the 16 year old’s answer to how she felt when she learned she was on a Taliban hitlist.

# nobel-peace-prize - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

‘America created Malala’ or ‘a model for Pakistan’ – differing views in Swat ahead of Nobel prize
# Peace Prize
# Peace Prize

‘America created Malala’ or ‘a model for Pakistan’ – differing views in Swat ahead of Nobel prize

Oct 8th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,118 Views 64 Comments

The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize will be revealed on Friday.

# nobel-peace-prize - Monday 10 December, 2012

Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo
# Winning
# Winning

Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

Dec 10th 2012, 7:59 PM 4,256 Views 38 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was among the great and the good at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital today to mark the awarding of the prize to the bloc.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Dec 10th 2012, 8:49 AM 10,555 Views 18 Comments

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your week.

Enda Kenny to accept Nobel Peace Prize today
# Nobel Peace Prize
# Nobel Peace Prize

Enda Kenny to accept Nobel Peace Prize today

Dec 10th 2012, 7:32 AM 11,902 Views 69 Comments

The Taoiseach will be present at the prize-giving ceremony in Oslo.

# nobel-peace-prize - Thursday 29 November, 2012

18 EU leaders accept Nobel peace invite, 6 decline
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

18 EU leaders accept Nobel peace invite, 6 decline

Nov 29th 2012, 7:55 PM 8,425 Views 35 Comments

David Cameron will not attend the ceremony – commenting wryly: “There will be enough people to collect the prize.”

# nobel-peace-prize - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

EU to donate Nobel prize money to children affected by war
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

EU to donate Nobel prize money to children affected by war

Nov 14th 2012, 2:37 PM 2,560 Views 10 Comments

The EU has also announced an art competition for young people, whose winners will attend the Nobel awards ceremony in Oslo.

# nobel-peace-prize - Monday 5 November, 2012

International Peace Bureau claim awarding of Nobel Peace prize "unlawful"
# European Union
# European Union

International Peace Bureau claim awarding of Nobel Peace prize "unlawful"

Nov 5th 2012, 1:35 PM 5,760 Views 21 Comments

The organisation has said that the European Union was not one of the “champions of peace” that Alfred Nobel had envisaged.

# nobel-peace-prize - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Poll: Should the European Union have won the Nobel prize?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the European Union have won the Nobel prize?

Oct 13th 2012, 11:12 AM 7,753 Views 92 Comments

The Nobel committee says the EU has ended the prospect of European wars – but with the financial crisis, is it deserved?

# nobel-peace-prize - Friday 12 October, 2012

So, how are you going to spend your share of the Nobel prize?
# Jackpot!
# Jackpot!

So, how are you going to spend your share of the Nobel prize?

Oct 12th 2012, 2:10 PM 10,663 Views 30 Comments

503 million of us just won €923,368. How are you going to spend your share of the unexpected windfall?

European Union awarded 2012 Nobel Peace Prize
# And The Winner Is..
# And The Winner Is..

European Union awarded 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 12th 2012, 10:38 AM 6,675 Views 112 Comments

Yep, we are all winners. Kinda. The Nobel Committee awarded the prize in recognition of the role of the EU and its success in achieving peace and reconciliation.

# nobel-peace-prize - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Was a Cuban dissident's car 'rammed off the road'?
# Cuba
# Cuba

Was a Cuban dissident's car 'rammed off the road'?

Jul 24th 2012, 2:44 PM 3,771 Views 0 Comments

An official enquiry has been launched after the car carrying Oswaldo Paya, who fought single-party rule for decades, hit a tree.

# nobel-peace-prize - Saturday 16 June, 2012

21 years later: Aung San Suu Kyi accepts Nobel Peace Prize
# Democracy
# Democracy

21 years later: Aung San Suu Kyi accepts Nobel Peace Prize

Jun 16th 2012, 1:04 PM 2,017 Views 2 Comments

The Burmese pro-democracy campaigner finally delivered her Nobel Lecture in Oslo this afternoon.

# nobel-peace-prize - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Three women accept Nobel Peace Prize
# Peace Prize
# Peace Prize

Three women accept Nobel Peace Prize

Dec 10th 2011, 1:26 PM 1,645 Views 3 Comments

The women, who fought injustice and dictatorship in Liberia and Yemen, received the prize at a ceremony in Oslo this afternon.

# nobel-peace-prize - Friday 7 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Oct 7th 2011, 8:11 PM 975 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from the presidential election campaign trail; the perfect video to get you in the mood for tomorrow’s big game in New Zealand, and what happened when Clooney met Berlusconi?

Women from Liberia and Yemen jointly awarded Nobel Peace Prize
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

Women from Liberia and Yemen jointly awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 7th 2011, 11:34 AM 262 Views 10 Comments

Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and democratic activist Tawakkul Karman of Yemen

# nobel-peace-prize - Monday 18 July, 2011

Gallery: The life and times of Nelson Mandela
# Mandela Day
# Mandela Day

Gallery: The life and times of Nelson Mandela

Jul 18th 2011, 12:04 PM 1,095 Views 8 Comments

As the world celebrates Mandela Day, TheJournal.ie takes a look at the South African icon’s incredible life.

# nobel-peace-prize - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

What not to say to the Dalai Lama
# Dalai Lama
# Dalai Lama

What not to say to the Dalai Lama

Apr 13th 2011, 10:46 AM 5,118 Views 14 Comments

The spiritual leader of Tibet has begun his first visit to Ireland in 20 years – read this to avoid embarrassment if you happen to bump into him.

# nobel-peace-prize - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Mar 1st 2011, 7:33 PM 1,097 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on this evening’s news stories, including: the discovery of a woman’s body in Tralee; storm to strike Christchurch; and celebrities behaving badly.

Record number of Nobel Peace Prize nominees this year
# Nobels
# Nobels

Record number of Nobel Peace Prize nominees this year

Mar 1st 2011, 2:10 PM 535 Views 0 Comments

Awards committee today begins the secretive process of whittling 241 nominations down to one winner before October.

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