Category Archives: Laureate

A Post Card from Oslo & Season’s Greetings

Malala Yousafzai writes in her book “I am Malala”, “When I was thirteen I stopped growing. I had always looked older than I was, but suddenly all my friends were taller than me.”  At just barely 5 foot 3 inches myself, … Continue reading

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Peace Takes Courage

By Gina Torry, Executive Director As the incoming Executive Director of the Nobel Peace Prize Forum, I am incredibly excited about the Norwegian Nobel Committee’s decision today. In their announcement, the committee made the critical point that upholding the rights of … Continue reading

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Malala Yousafzay and Kailash Satyarthi Win 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

Today the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded jointly to Malala Yousafzay and Kailash Satyarthi ”for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.” The Norwegian Nobel Committee’s announcement emphasized “In the poor countries of the … Continue reading

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A Chance Encounter with Nelson Mandela

A few blocks from our hotel, Nelson Mandela strides confidently across the Museon plaza. Instantly recognizable even from a distance, he cuts a larger-than-life profile. Perhaps that is the sculptor’s intent. Long before and long after he received the Nobel … Continue reading

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The OPCW presents The Fires Project

The 2013 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, accepted our invitation to be an Honored Laureate at the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Forum next March.  The OPCW has created a documentary film … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela – 1918 – 2013

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”  - Nelson Mandela Today the world has lost a great man – indeed, one of … Continue reading

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2014 Speaker Announcement: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others. – His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet The Nobel Peace Prize Forum is pleased to announce that His Holiness … Continue reading

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