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Noble Peace Prize

A Year to Remember: The Positives and Negatives

Amy Cooper | Posted 02.16.2015 | Impact
Amy Cooper

The year 2014 will stand out to us for a multitude of reasons. For me, what resonates the most is the highs and lows we experienced in our efforts to create gender equality in education worldwide.

Stumbling Toward a Just Peace

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 11.09.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

Without question, the complexities we face now are even more difficult to navigate from what those seeking peace during the Cold War encountered. Can "Just Peace" be a model for addressing the messy conflict in Syria and Iraq, which involves the terrorist group ISIS?

Courage, Determination and Peace on International Day of the Girl

Anna Maria Chavez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Anna Maria Chavez

This year, Day of the Girl happens to fall on the same day that the Nobel Committee will announce the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. It's fitting that on this important day, a young girl could make history by becoming the youngest person ever to win the coveted award.

In the Audience at the Nobel Peace Prize

Helen Young | Posted 02.11.2013 | World
Helen Young

Father William Jerome Bichsel, who was awarded the 2012 Greater Tacoma Peace Prize for his dedication to peace, listened intently but felt an opportunity had been missed at the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony.

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #35, Nobel Peace Prize

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

The Nobel Committee recognized that Obama had captured the world's imagination and clearly welcomed his multilateral approach and focus on diplomacy and engagement, a radical departure from the Bush administration's bellicose unilateralism, which alienated many in the international community.

The Fascinating History Of The Nobel Peace Prize

Jay Nordlinger | Posted 05.30.2012 | Books
Jay Nordlinger

In these last 111 years, the peace prize has been given 92 times. (The committee used to skip years, occasionally.) A hundred and one individuals have won the prize, and 20 organizations. They've all been interesting--every one. But shall we have a look at a handful?

Jason Linkins

Obama's Nobel Peace Prize: Seems A Bit Premature, No? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Apparently, Obama was awoken early this morning by Robert Gibbs with the news, which surely led to an awkward moment where Obama said, "Seriously, Gibbs, I am going to hurt you, if this is a joke."

Can $1.4 Million Buy the President of the United States?

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beau Friedlander

The prize came at a crucial juncture in the war in Afghanistan, and it seems clear why Obama was selected to be the next Nobel Peace Prize laureate. The folks in Oslo wanted to force him to make the "right" choice.

Obama's Nobel Peace Prize: Does He Deserve It? (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The stunning announcement that President Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize has inspired strong reactions across the country from pride to outrage, confu...