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Should the Queen get a Nobel Peace Prize for her brand of 'quiet diplomacy?' Two opposing arguments lined up. 1:39pm. share. Source: 1 NEWS. Arguments for and against the nomination of Queen Elizabeth II for a Nobel Peace Prize have been laid out by Kiwi pro and anti-Monarchy groups.
The Queen should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her six decades' service to the Commonwealth, senior political figures and ministers say. The proposal to nominate the Queen is likely to be discussed on the margins of the 53 Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London next week.

Indian children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi earned the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize alongside Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist for female education. Yousafzai is a household name, but who is the Prize's joint recipient? Meet the advocate and leader who has waged a struggle against child slavery for ...
Former VP Al Gore, 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winner, to deliver Maryland commencement address. by AP. Former Vice President Al Gore gestures as he speaks during an event, Friday, March 9, 2018, in New York. Gore and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo are speaking out against the Trump administration's plans to open ...
MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan's Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Saturday arrived in her hometown of Mingora for the first time since a Taliban militant shot her there in 2012 for advocating girls' education. Amid tight security, Youzafzai along with her parents landed in the Swat Valley in ...
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — The first Arab woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize will be in Massachusetts to talk about nonviolent activism. Tawakkol Karman is visiting UMass Lowell on Tuesday for the school's Day Without Violence event commemorating the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death.

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai on Thursday morning returned to Islamabad about five and a half years after she was wounded in an assassination attempt by the Taliban in her hometown in northwestern Pakistan. Media reports said she will be accompanied on the four-day visit by her family ...
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai says she will continue to campaign for girls' education in Pakistan . Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save ...
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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai on Thursday morning returned to Islamabad about five and a half years after she was wounded in an assassination attempt by the Taliban in her hometown in northwestern Pakistan. Media reports said she will be accompanied on the four-day visit by her family ...
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has returned to Pakistan for the first time since being shot by Taliban militants. Ms Yousafzai, now aged 20 and a vocal human rights activist, was shot in the head by a gunman for campaigning for female education in 2012. She is expected to hold meetings with Prime Minister ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Norwegian lawmaker Himanshu Gulati, who this year nominated the Peshmerga for the Nobel Peace Prize for its contribution to the fight against ISIS, was in Duhok on Wednesday visiting Yezidi IDPs. “I'm here to see the work done by the NGO, IAHV [International Association ...
HIROSHIMA – Nobel Peace Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus visited Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on Tuesday and offered flowers at the cenotaph commemorating victims of the 1945 atomic bombing. Yunus, a Bangladeshi economist who founded Grameen Bank, which provides small loans in ...
In 2011, at age 32, Tawakkol Karman became the first Yemeni, the first Arab woman, and the second Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize—the youngest ever Nobel Peace Laureate at the time. One of the Middle East's few grassroots women leaders, Karman founded Women Journalists Without ...
The student — shot in the head by the Taliban in Pakistan in 2012 for campaigning for girls' education rights — revealed her love of the sport. Malala Yousafzai has joined a cricket team at Oxford University. AP:Associated Press. 3. Malala Yousafzai has joined a cricket team at Oxford University ...
Georgia Southwestern State University alumna Jaha Dukureh has been nominated for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for her work toward ending female genital mutilation and child marriage in her home country, The Gambia, in West Africa and across the world. (Photo: Neilson Barnard, Getty Images).
In 1970, in one of its rare bright moments, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Norman Borlaug, the “Father of the Green Revolution,” in recognition of his contributions to world peace through increasing the food supply. If the Nobel Peace Prize were awarded posthumously, ...

As a result of it and reconciliatory moves that followed, President Kim Dae-jung, the champion of the "sunshine policy," was given the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway, that year. Then there were rumors that Kim Jong-il, Kim Dae-jung's northern counterpart, was upset and felt betrayed by the southern ...
Sim Chi Yin has faced down a nuclear missile, literally. It was for a very prestigious assignment – the lauded Singaporean photographer and former China correspondent for The Straits Times had been commissioned to make a photo exhibit for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize winner, the International ...
Sim Chi Yin was commissioned as last year's Nobel Peace Prize photographer to make an exhibition on the 2017 Peace Prize winner, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). She travelled 6,000 kilometers along the China-North Korea border and through six states in United States ...
A social worker and a leader in the women's suffrage movement, Addams was the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. She ran Hull House, a settlement house for poor immigrants in Chicago, and co-founded the American Civil Liberties Union. She also chaired a women's conference for ...
Messer says Trump is on his way to Nobel Peace Prize. Is President Donald Trump on his way to a Nobel Peace Prize? Congressman Luke Messer thinks so. Posted: Mar. 12, 2018 7:44 PM. Updated: Mar. 12, 2018 9:03 PM. Posted By: Staff Reports. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to ...
I report on vice, leisure, the creative industries, luxury and white collar crim [..] Show more. Follow Alys. Activists Protest U.S.-North Korean Nuclear Tensions. Source: Getty. Alys Key. Donald Trump is now the bookie's favourite to win the Nobel Peace Prize this year, after the President accepted an invitation ...
That he, and he alone, can solve the conundrum that has vexed his predecessors, dating back to Harry Truman. Trump has repeatedly mocked and derided previous presidents for failing to grasp the Korea nettle. He would love in particular to show up Barack Obama, the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in ...
Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman, UMass Lowell's 2018 Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies, will lead programs for the campus and community ... Karman is the first Arab woman and second Muslim woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, the first Yemeni to be so honored and, at age 32, the ...
You may have had a chuckle over recent news that the Nobel Peace Prize Committee had received a forged nomination for Donald Trump. It seemed that the culprit, who allegedly stole someone else's identity to make the pitch and is now under investigation by the Norwegian police, did the same thing a ...
The committee tasked with picking winners of the Nobel Peace Prize says two nominations it received for Donald Trump to be handed the honour were both forged. Olav Njolstad, secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, told the NTB news agency someone using a stolen identity had put the US ...
In January, Henrik Urdal, manager of the Peace Research Institute Oslo, told the Associated Press that Trump had been nominated for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize but said the nomination “still lacks a strong academic justification”. The leader of the independent Norwegian peace institute said it was “an ...
Trump's Nobel Peace Prize Nomination May Have Been Faked—Twice ... President Trump may not be able to add Nobel Peace Prize nominee to his list of achievements. According to the BBC, Trump's nomination is potentially fraudulent and is currently being investigated by Norwegian police.
A total of 329 candidates — 217 individuals and 112 organizations — are being considered for this year's prize, which will be announced in October. The identities of the candidates are kept secret, and indeed, the Norwegian Nobel Committee, which awards the prizes, is forbidden from divulging any ...
According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone some form of female genital mutilation (FGM), with about 3 million girls at risk of undergoing the procedure each year. One Gambian young woman, Jaha Dukureh, is on a mission to eradicate ...
Editor's note: The weekly Illinois Bicentennial series is brought to you by the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors and Illinois Press Association. More than 20 newspapers are creating stories about the state's history, places and key moments in advance of the Bicentennial on Dec. 3, 2018. Stories ...
WASHINGTON -- Indiana U.S. Representative Luke Messer (IN-06) said that if President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un leads to disarmament, the president would be well on his way to a Nobel Peace Prize. Rep. Messer issued the statement in reaction to the upcoming meeting ...
There is a move afoot to nominate the Queen for a Nobel peace prize in recognition of her “determined diplomacy” in “keeping the Commonwealth alive”. Politicians from across the parties are backing the plan, although it is fair to say that while their loyalties are varied, they are of a certain vintage.
The student-leaders of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School deserve the Nobel Peace Prize for inspiring our country to speak up and stand up to gun violence, inaction, and big money in politics. Hundreds of thousands of students walked out of their schools March 14, and even more citizens turned out ...
Dawn Engle, co-founder and executive director of PeaceJam Foundation, knew exactly who she wanted as speaker for this year's Nobel Laureate Public Talk when she visited Columbia for the Nobel Peace Prize summit. “He's exactly everything we're about. He loves young people, he believes in children, ...
THE QUEEN should get the Nobel Peace Prize for her decades of service to humanity, according to campaigners. A number of Commonwealth governments are reportedly planning to nominate Elizabeth II for the prestigious award, with the support of politicians including Labour MP Frank Field and ex-Tory ...
Nobel Peace Prize winner, human rights leader and peace activist, Leymah Gbowee reflected on her life experiences as she spoke about peace, hope, and bravery as the 2018 Frost Foundation lecturer. “It is time for all of us to find it in our heart to decide that it is time for us to make a move,” Gbowee said.
Norwegian parliamentarian Bjornar Moxnes has officially nominated the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights for a Nobel Peace Prize. The leader of the left-wing Red Party explained that the BDS “should be supported without reservation by all democratically-minded ...
BEIRUT — Norwegian MP Bjornar Moxnes succeeded to nominate Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for a Nobel Peace Prize, as the movement according to Moxnes is “seeking to end Israel's half-century of military rule over 4.5 million Palestinians”. “Our hope is that this nomination can ...
In the announcement earlier this month of his nomination of the BDS movement, Moxnes wrote: “Awarding a Nobel Peace Prize to the BDS movement would be a powerful sign demonstrating that the international community is committed to supporting a just peace in the Middle East and using peaceful ...
Following the nomination of Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong Chi-fung, Nathan Law Kwun-chung and Alex Chow Yong-kang for the Nobel Peace Prize earlier this month by some US Congressmen, I have been frequently asked by my media friends about my views on the matter. To be honest, the ...
Kailash Satyarthi is an Indian children's rights activist and the recipient of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. He founded numerous organizations including Bachpan Bachao Andolan, the Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation, Global March Against Child Labour and GoodWeave International. Through these ...
As the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) faces a series of institutional attacks to outlaw it, one Norwegian lawmaker has nominated the campaign for a Nobel Peace Prize. In a video interview with Middle East Eye, Parliament Member Bjornar Moxnes dismissed charges of anti-Semitism, saying that ...
In 2011, ex – Liberian leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with Liberian activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni journalist Tawakkol Karman for 'their nonviolent struggle for the safety of women and women's right to full participation in peace building work.' ...
It is almost certain that China, which views the decision on the Nobel Peace Prize as interference in its domestic affairs, will pressure Norway against granting the prize to the Hong Kong nominees. The committee of five that awards the Nobel Peace Prize is appointed by the Norwegian parliament and ...
US lawmakers including the Republican senator Marco Rubio have nominated Joshua Wong and Hong Kong's umbrella protest movement for the 2018 Nobel peace prize in recognition of their non-violent quest for democracy. Rubio, who heads the congressional-executive commission on China, said in a ...
Marking 25 years of their relationship, India hosted heads of state of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as chief guests for the Republic Day parade this year. Although this creative diplomacy rightfully deserves praise, it is indicative of a larger logic of strategy that China has ...
ISTANBUL—A non-governmental organization fighting for the rights of women of Hamshen has put forth the name of Garo Paylan for consideration for the Nobel Peace Prize, Ermenihaber.am, a Turkish Armenian news site reported. Saida Ohanyan, president of the International Association of “Hamshanuhi ...
MOSCOW—The Hamshenuhi International Women's Association recently announced that it is calling for individuals and organizations to officially nominate Garo Paylan for a 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. The organization has also submitted a letter to the Nobel Prize Committee, suggesting Paylan's ...


 

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