Peace was the fifth and final prize area that Alfred Nobel mentioned in his will. Below, articles on the subject are presented.
BY GEIR LUNDESTADThe history of the Nobel Peace Prize during its first 100 years.
BY ØYVIND TØNNESSONThe Nobel Peace Prize Awards, in many instances, have increased public focus on international or national conflicts.
BY FRANCIS SEJERSTEDThe Nobel Peace Prize has succeeded in creating clear symbols which appeal to our best instincts.
BY IRWIN ABRAMSThe Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to only nine women between the years 1901 to 1996.
BY ØYVIND TØNNESSONThe strongest symbol of non-violence in the 20th century never got the Nobel Peace Prize despite several nominations.
BY GEIR LUNDESTADWhy does the world take interest in what the Norwegian Nobel Committee decides on who has done the most for peace?
By Olav NjølstadDeclassified documents from the former Soviet Union reveal surprising facts about the history of the Nobel Peace Prize.
BY Øivind StenersenThe Norwegian Nobel Committee has chosen to define humanitarian efforts as an essential part of promoting "fraternity among nations."
BY Øyvind TønnessonHow did the Nobel Institution in Norway avoid being destroyed by the Nazis during World War II?
BY Øyvind TønnessonHow do five individuals from a small country make decisions over the Nobel Peace Prize on the basis of some universal interpretation of peace?
BY Ivar LibaekThe Red Cross has a unique position in the history of the Nobel Peace Prize.
BY Michael W. DoyleAre peace and democracy two sides of the same coin?