Tagged: Nobel Committee

Nobel Peace Center: From King to Obama

On Oct. 13 at 11 a.m., the world will tune into a small doorway in central Oslo, and the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2009 will be announced. But already this September the...

Thorbjørn Jagland elected to head Nobel Committee

Norwegian Parliament Speaker Thorbjørn Jagland was Thursday elected new chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee that selects the Nobel Peace Prize winner. The veteran Social Democrat has also held the posts of prime minister...