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The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons. The ICAN is a coalition of non-governmental organisations from ..
Topics: ICAN • International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons • Law by country • Nobel Peace Prize • Nuclear disarmament • Nuclear weapon • Peace • Politics by country • Setsuko Thurlow • Tilman Ruff • Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
Sumiteru Taniguchi (88), the prominent nuclear disarmament campaigner and peace activist, has passed away in Nagasaki, Japan on August 30. He was the survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki and a prominent activist for a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons, and chairman of the Nagasaki Council of the A-Bomb Sufferers. He was 16 when ..
China’s most famous political prisoner, the Nobel laureate and democracy icon Liu Xiaobo passed away in custody following a battle with cancer. He was 61. Liu was awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China. About Liu Xiaobo Liu was a Chinese literary critic, writer, ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2017
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Colombian President Juan Santos has accepted the Nobel Peace Prize 2016 at Oslo, Norway. The Nobel Committee had selected Santos for his resolute efforts to bring the 50-year old conflict with the Revolutionary Forces of Colombia to an end by signing a peace deal with the group. The civil war had taken toll of 2,20,000 ..
Topics: Awards • Colombia • Colombian peace agreement referendum • Colombian peace process • Colombian people • Countries • Juan Manuel Santos • Nobel Peace Prize • Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia • Santos
The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. He was selected for the prestigious award by the Norwegian Nobel Committee for his resolute efforts to bring the more than 50-year-long civil war of Colombia to an end. He is second Colombian to win Nobel Prize after writer Gabriel Gracia ..