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Yemeni Tawakul Karman, Nobel Peace Prize winner 2011

Tawakul Karman - Yemeni journalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner 2011

1921 Christian Lous Lange  Norvège

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Iran unrest ´start of a big movement´: Nobel Peace Prize-winner Ebadi

ROME: The unrest in Iran is just “the beginning of a big movement” that could be more widespread than the demonstrations of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Iranian lawyer Shirin Eba…

2007 Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. 1948-: former US Vice President. The award was grounded in his tireless campaign to put the climate crisis on the political agenda and to obtain and disseminate information about the climate challenge. In part this has been through a book “Earth in the Balance” and film “An Inconvenient Truth”.  He is probably the single individual who has done most to rouse the public and governments that action had to be taken to meet the climate challenge

The Nobel Peace Prize 2007 was awarded jointly to Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. "For their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change".

Frederik Willem de Klerk, The Nobel Peace Prize 1993: "for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa"

The Nobel Peace Prize 1993 was awarded jointly to Nelson Mandela and Frederik Willem de Klerk "for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa"

Irene Sendler.  Polish Catholic who during WWII smuggled 2500 infants and toddlers out of ghettos. She was eventually caught and she was beaten severely. But, she continued to fight for the children, even searching for surviving parents after the war.

Irena Sendler A 98 year-old Polish woman named Irena Sendler died in During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out

Martti Ahtisaari, The Nobel Peace Prize 2008: "for his important efforts, on several continents and over more than three decades, to resolve international conflicts"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2008 was awarded to Martti Ahtisaari "for his important efforts, on several continents and over more than three decades, to resolve international conflicts.

Wangari Maathai's success and achievements inspire me and give me hope for our world and the environment.

A woman of peace The Nobel Peace Prize 2004 was awarded to Wangari Muta Maathai April 1940 – 25 September who was a Kenyan environmental and political activist for her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace.

Mikhail Gorbachev was general secretary of the Soviet Union Communist Party from 1985-1991. He was also the first democratically elected President in 1990.He played a key role in dismantling the Communist grip on power in both the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. His aspirations for democracy and reform opened up the way for the end of the Cold War and the bringing down of the Berlin Wall.

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, The Nobel Peace Prize "for his leading role in the peace process which today characterizes important parts of the international community", President of USSR

The Nobel Peace Prize 2011: Leymah Gbowee. Prize motivation: for her "non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work"

Leymah Gbowee, Liberian peace activist and Nobel Prize winner for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.

Leymah Gbowee. "Leymah bore witness to the worst of humanity and helped bring Liberia out of the dark. Her memoir is a captivating narrative that will stand in history as testament to the power of women, faith and the spirit of our great country."    — Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

Liberian peace and women's rights activist Leymah Gbowee

Jordan: Malala Yousafzai Witnesses Newly Arriving Syrian Refugees

Teenage activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Malala Yousafzai visits the Jordanian border crossing at Hadalat where hundreds of Syrian refugees cross each .

En Zona Feminista: Mujeres Ganadoras del Premio Nobel (VIII). Leymah Roberta Gbowee

Leymah Gbowee, Liberian Nobel laureate She began a movement of women that brought peace to her country through nonviolent protests.

1995 Joseph Rotblat -1995 Nobel Peace Prize Born in Warsaw of Jewish descent, studied physics and took up research in Great Britain in 1939. His work on splitting the atom led him to conclude that it was possible to produce an atomic bomb. He withdrew from the Manhattan Project as he knew that Germany could not make an atomic bomb and feared use of nuclear weapons against the Soviet Union. He has done an great amount of work in the cause of peace and disarmament through the Pugwash movement

The Nobel Peace Prize 1995 was awarded jointly to Joseph Rotblat and Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs "for their efforts to diminish the part played by nuclear arms in international politics and, in the longer run, to eliminate such arms"

President of the Republic of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf welcomes you!

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is Africa’s first democratically elected female president. Since her inauguration in she has contributed to securing peace in Liberia, to promoting economic and social development, and to strengthening the position of women.

Wangari Maathai, Kenyan ecologist and Nobel Peace Prize winner

I've learned to hate big Nabou Thiam. She's really really big but she wants to be in my petite no disease group. I don't know why she just doesn't pick the big Black faggot of Europe and move the fuck on.