Nobel Peace Prize

Our choice for the Nobel Peace Prize – just in case they are overlooked

Carolyn Moynihan | 11 October 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: disability, Down Syndrome, Nobel Peace Prize

Nobel Peace Prize awarded for campaigns against sexual violence

John Brewer | 09 October 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: #MeToo, Nobel Peace Prize, sexual violence

Why the Nobel Peace Prize brings little peace

Ronald R. Krebs | 13 October 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: Nobel Peace Prize

Feet of clay

Andrew Selth | 28 September 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: Aung San Suu Kyi, celebrity, Myanmar, Nobel Peace Prize

Quiet quartet wins Nobel Peace Prize for laying a democratic path in Tunisia

Laura Payne | 12 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Arab Spring, Nobel Peace Prize, Tunisia
The role of civil society has been fundamental.

Admirable Nobel decision unlikely to spur India-Pakistan peace

Saleem Ali | 14 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: India, Nobel Peace Prize, Pakistan
The history of the prize in galvanising peace between acrimonious countries is very discouraging.

The Nobel Peace Prize they’ll never give

Michael Cook | 14 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize, same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting
Surrogacy will be one of our biggest human rights challenges. But same-sex parenting boosters will veto awards to those who fight it.

Malala deserved the Nobel Peace Prize

Sheila Liaugminas | 15 October 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: 'Honor Diaries', girls' education, human dignity, Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize, world peace
But then again, that award has lost some luster in the modern era.

The gates open to a Nobel Prize

Matthew Hanley | 19 September 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, Nobel Peace Prize, philanthropy
The Gates Foundation has been awarded one of the world's most prestigious awards for public health. Does it deserve it?

Only 60 years overdue

Margriet Krijtenburg | 19 October 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: European Union, Nobel Peace Prize, Robert Schuman
Despite its critics in the Anglosphere, the European Union has been a great force for peace after centuries of strife. It deserves its Nobel Peace Prize.

Taming China’s tantrums

Constance Kong | 23 November 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: China, Nobel Peace Prize
The gunboat diplomacy of the West has been succeeded by the extortion diplomacy of the East. 

What one man can do

Liu Xiaobo | 12 October 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: China, human dignity, Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize
"Our high regard for dignity is the natural source of our sense of justice," says the latest Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Western Europe’s dream world

George Friedman | 13 October 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, Europe, Nobel Peace Prize, Stratfor
Norwegians, like other Europeans west of the Danube and east of the English Channel, like Obama. They are deluded. 

The Nobel Hope Prize

Sheila Liaugminas | 12 October 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, Nobel Peace Prize
A Nobel Peace Prize was not on the White House Christmas shopping list. 

What if he had refused?

Michael Cook | 12 October 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, Nobel Peace Prize
We discovered the draft of another speech responding to the surprise announcement in a rubbish bin outside the White House. 

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