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Barack Obama must take the lead in securing a strong global Arms Trade Treaty, 18 Nobel Peace Prize winners have said in an open letter.
An international campaign is being organised to nominate the 15-year old young woman shot in the head by the Taliban for a Nobel Peace Prize.
World Council of Churches General Secretary the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has congratulated the European Union for being awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize.
The Dalai Lama, already a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, is the recipient of the 2012 Templeton Prize, often called the most prestigious award in religion
Nobel Peace Prize nominee Angie Zelter is facing deportation from South Korea following a nonviolent protest against the construction of a new naval base.
Angie Zelter, founder-member of the anti-nuclear weapon campaign group Trident Ploughshares, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Irish peace activist Mairead Maguire.
The best way to achieve global peace is to start in local communities, says Liberian interfaith activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee.
The decision by the Nobel Peace Prize committee to recognize the work of women's rights activists has been commended by Amnesty International.
Five distinguished recipients of the Nobel peace prize have been hailed for their achievements by the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches.
1,000 people in Hong Kong joined a celebration by Christian groups and others for imprisoned Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, coinciding with the ceremony in Oslo.