Tagged: Geir Lundestad

Obama and Sarkozy on Nobel Peace Prize list

With no major conflict resolved by peaceful means in recent months, the field of candidates for the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize is seen as wide open ahead of Friday’s announcement of the winner in...

Nobel Peace Prize wide open, no obvious pick

OSLO, Sept 25 (Reuters) – A record number of candidates remains in the running for the Nobel Peace Prize two weeks before a winner is announced, the head of the Norwegian Nobel Institute told...

Peace Conference in South Africa canceled

  The peace conference scheduled to begin in Johannesburg, South Africa on March 27 has been postponed indefinitely, following the controversy after the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama was barred from entering the country. The Dalai...

Nobel Peace Prize Gets a Record 205 Nominees for 2009

Nominations for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize totaled a record 205, the largest group of potential winners put forward in the award’s 108-year history, reports Bloomberg on Feb. 27.   Of the nominees, 33...