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THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: 10 years ago, former Pres. Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for what the Norwegian Nobel Committee called "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples."

The first Nobel Prize nomination for Martin Luther King Jr. arrived to the Norwegian Nobel Committee#OTD  in 1963. The nomination came from a previous Peace Laureate, American Friends Service Committee. King was awarded the Peace Prize for his nonviolent campaign against racism.

#OTD in 1948 the Norwegian Nobel Committee decided to make no award that year on the grounds that "there was no suitable living candidate". Would Mahatma Gandhi have been awarded the #NobelPrize  if he hadn’t been murdered on 30 January 1948? More info:

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On this day in 1990, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Mikhail Gorbachev, then president of the U.S.S.R.

#Zakharova : The #Nobel '>Norwegia #Nobel  Committee’s decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Prime Minister o #Ethiopia  Abiy Ahmed is well-deserved praise for his role in the Ethiopian-Eritrean settlement and efforts to stabilise the general situation in the Horn o #Africa  .

Announcing the prize in Oslo, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said Abiy's "efforts deserve recognition and need encouragement."

‘Humbled and thrilled’: Listen to the phone call as Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed thanks the Norwegian Nobel Committee for honoring him with the 2019 #NobelPeacePrize 

Listen to the call as Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed thanks the Norwegian Nobel Committee after he won the 2019 #NobelPeacePrize 

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize to Abiy Ahmed Ali, the Ethiopian prime minister who, with stunning alacrity, has made major strides in resolving a decades-long border conflict with Eritrea.

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BREAKING NEWS: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. #NobelPrize  #NobelPeacePrize 

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THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: 10 years ago, former Pres. Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for what the Norwegian Nobel Committee called "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples."

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: 10 years ago, former Pres. Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for what the Norwegian Nobel Committee called "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples."

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Listen to the call between Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali and Olav Njølstad, Secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, recorded shortly after the announcement of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize. #NobelPrize 

Watch the very moment the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize is announced. Presented by Berit Reiss-Andersen, Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. #NobelPrize  #NobelPeacePrize 

@AbiyAhmedAli  The Norwegian Nobel Committee believes it is now that Abiy Ahmed’s efforts deserve recognition and need encouragement. The committee hopes that the 2019 #NobelPeacePrize  will strengthen Prime Minister Abiy in his important work for peace and reconciliation. #NobelPrize 

Donald Trump is "no longer the moral leader of his country or the world", according to a key member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee which annually awards the Nobel Peace Prize

Watch the moment the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize is announced. Presented by Berit Reiss-Andersen, Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

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