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The Nobel Peace Prize has come to reflect the Norwegian committee’s own political interests, while past winners have included notorious terrorists, says Unni Turrettini

The Nobel Peace Prize has come to reflect the Norwegian committee’s own political interests, while past winners have included notorious terrorists, says Unni Turrettini

#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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The winner of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize — the World Food Program — and the Norwegian Nobel Committee said that they have jointly agreed to postpone the in-person award ceremony in Oslo next month because of #coronavirus .

The winner of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize — the World Food Program — and the Norwegian Nobel Committee said that they have jointly agreed to postpone the in-person award ceremony in Oslo next month because of #coronavirus .

The winner of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize — the World Food Program — and the Norwegian Nobel Committee said Wednesday they have jointly agreed to postpone the in-person award ceremony in Oslo next month because of the coronavirus pandemic.

ON THIS DAY: In 2009, President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize for what the Norwegian Nobel Committee called “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.”

While the Norwegian Nobel Committee maintains absolute secrecy about whom it favors for the prize, guesses this year focused on Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, Russian dissident Alexei Navalny and the World Health Organization.

The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the to the , which works w #NobelPeacePrize2020th  gove @WFPnments  and NGOs like to fight hunger and pr @iamCARITASmote  food security. Our story via @the_miscellany 

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The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) its annual Peace Prize for 2020 on Friday, overlooking a history of corruption, mismanagement, and sexual assault among its ranks.

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BREAKING NEWS: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize to the World Food Programme (WFP). #NobelPrize  #NobelPeacePrize 

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ON THIS DAY: In 2009, President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize for what the Norwegian Nobel Committee called “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.”

I am humbled by the decision of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. My deepest gratitude to all committed and working for peace. This award is for Ethiopia and the African continent. We shall prosper in peace!

Nobel Committee, Norwegian Parliament member Christian Tybring-Gjedde “As it is expected other Middle Eastern countries will follow in the footsteps of the UAE, this agreement could be a game changer that will turn the Middle East into a region of cooperation and prosperity.”

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."

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."

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

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