Nobel peace prize

What Major Award Should You Get

What Major Award Should You Get?

The 2016 Nobel Prize in economics was awarded today to Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström, two of the most eminent economists specializing in the analysis of contracting and organizational structure.

Irena Sendler -- brave and compassionate hero that should have been the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winner.

The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler: A WWII Hero's Story

"Faith In Humanity Restored"- um how can Al Gore beating this woman out of the Nobel Peace Prize restore faith in humanity! My faith will be restored when people like this woman beat fame whores like Al Gore out of the Nobel Prize! Wake-up world!

Malala Yousafzai, champion of education for girls and nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize. "No vull ser la noia a qui van disparar, sinó la que lluita pel dret a l'educació universal"  "no espereu que ningú més ho faci, feu-ho per vosaltres mateixos". "Cal que estem units. Si estic sola no puc fer res, però si esteu amb mi, ho podem aconseguir tot".

Malala Yousafzai, champion of education for girls and nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize. " Youngest person ever to win Nobel Peace Prize.

"If one man can destroy everything, why can't one girl change it."-Malala Yousafzai

Malala Inspires

Malala Yousafzai is an amazing teen activist campaigning for the rights of girls and women to receive education who was shot in the head by the Taliban on her way home from school and recently nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. An amazing young woman!

The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to U.S. President Barack Obama "for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between people."[1] The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the award on October 9, 2009, citing Obama's promotion of nuclear nonproliferation[2] and a "new climate" in international relations fostered by Obama, especially in reaching out to the Muslim world.[3][4]

No kidding!: The former director of the Nobel committee that awarded Obama the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize says he regrets giving Obama the prize.

The Nobel Peace Prize 2011: Tawakkol Karman. Prize motivation:for "her non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2011 was awarded jointly to 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".

Leymah Gbowee, Liberian peace activist and Nobel Prize winner for for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work

Leymah Gbowee, Liberian peace activist and Nobel Prize winner for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.

"If your dreams do not scare you, then they are not big enough."  ~ Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia and 2011 joint-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Nobel Peace Prize 2011 (for non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work)

Wangari Maathai - Nobel Peace prize winner and Kenyan environmental & political activist

Kenya: Bloggers Pay Tribute to Wangari Maathai

Wish She Was Still There Wangari Maathai ~ Nobel Peace prize winner for "her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace." & Kenyan environmental and political activist founder of the Green Belt Movement

Dr. Bunche was selected for the Nobel Peace Prize Award for his work in the late 1940s in assisting in the mediation in Palestine. This would make him the 1st African-American and the 1st AmericanDr. Bunche was selected for the Nobel Peace Prize Award for his work in the late 1940s in assisting in the mediation in Palestine. This would make him the 1st African-American and the 1st American of color to receive such an honor. He released a statement:  “I  have just received from Oslo a cable…

Dr. Bunche was selected for the Nobel Peace Prize Award for his work in the late 1940s in assisting in the mediation in Palestine. This would make him the 1st African-American and the 1st AmericanDr. Bunche was selected for the Nobel Peace Prize Award for his work in the late 1940s in assisting in the mediation in Palestine. This would make him the 1st African-American and the 1st American of color to receive such an honor. He released a statement: “I have just received from Oslo a cable…

Malala Yousafazi, inspiring youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Purasentials Essential Oils donates 5% of profits from every sale to the Global Fund for Women to support education and opportunities for women and girls  ~purasentials.com~

Michael Elliott: The Nobel Prize for Kids

Congratulations to Malala Yousafzai, Taliban shooting victim, and Indian child rights activist, Kailash Satyarthi for winning Nobel Peace Prize.

Congrats to Malala Yousafzai on her Nobel Peace Prize! At only 17 years old she has been shot in the head fighting for her education, written a best-selling book, and has changed the world unimaginably. She is my inspiration and my idol. Check out her out! So proud of you, Malala.

Malala Yousafzai: The World's 100 Most Influential People

Real World Connection - Malala Yousafzai lives out the gifts and the fruits of the Holy Spirit through her words and her actions. Her courage and right judgement allow her to be the influential education activist that she is.

TIL due to Mahatma Gandhis assassination in 1948 the Nobel Committee refused to give the Nobel Peace Prize that year because there was no suitable living candidate. The Prize cannot be given to deceased candidates. That way Gandhi's place on the list was silently but respectfully left open.

TIL due to Mahatma Gandhis assassination in 1948 the Nobel Committee refused to give the Nobel Peace Prize that year because there was no suitable living candidate. The Prize cannot be given to deceased candidates. That way Gandhi's place on the list was silently but respectfully left open.

The Latest on the violence in Myanmar and the exodus of Rohingya Muslims into Bangladesh (all times local):  5:10 p.m.  Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has condemned the violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and called on the country’s government and its leader, Nobel Peace Prize... - #Angelina, #Condemns, #Jolie, #Latest, #Myanmar, #TopStories, #Violence

The Latest on the violence in Myanmar and the exodus of Rohingya Muslims into Bangladesh (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has condemned the violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and called on the country’s government and its leader, Nobel Peace Prize... - #Angelina, #Condemns, #Jolie, #Latest, #Myanmar, #TopStories, #Violence

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