Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1901
Number:35 - 3
 
Nominee:
Name: The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Profession:Central office for coordination of peace activities.
City:Bern
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1910
 
Motivation:The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It was the heart of the European peace movement, and it co-ordinated the activities of the various national and non-governmental peace organizations.
 
Nominator:
Name:Hodgson Pratt
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1824
Year, Death:1907
Profession:Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Comments: Pratt recommended that the Permanent International Peace Bureau would receive annual support from the Norwegian Nobel Committee and thereby secure the Peace Bureau's continued existence. He reckoned that the tireless peace efforts of the Peace Bureau and its general secretary Élie Ducommun deserved recognition in the form of a secure financial foundation at the core of the Peace Bureau's peace work. Pratt contributed to the founding of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
 

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