Tagged: Norwegian Nobel Committee

Kaci Kullmann Five succumbs to cancer

The Nobel committee leader’s funeral was held at Lommedalen Church on February 27 Michael Sandelson & Charlotte Bryan The Foreigner Karin Cecilie “Kaci” Kullmann Five, the first female leader of Norway’s Conservative Party (H)...

Nobel Peace Prize 2009

Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess attended the 10 December ceremony at Oslo City Hall at which President Barack Obama received the Nobel Peace...

Nobel Prize announcements just around the corner

The annual guessing game is in full swing for the winners of the 2009 Nobel prizes, and bets are on for likely literature and peace laureates, writes Monster and Critics. With a record 205...

Nobel glory awaits handful of top scientists

Next week a select few will get a $1.4 million phone call from Scandinavia. Others will learn that they once again were passed over by the Nobel Prize judges, writes AP. Starting Monday Oct....

Jagland elected Secretary General of the Council of Europe

The President of the Norwegian Storting (Norwegian parliament) and the Norwegian Nobel Committee was today, Sept. 29, elected Secretary General of the Council of Europe by the organisation’s Parliamentary Assembly. Torbjørn Jagland obtained 165...

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...

St. Olaf to host 21st annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum

St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. will host the 21st Annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum, “Striving for Peace: A Climate for Change,” March 6-7. This year the NPPF is honoring the work of people committed...