Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1938
Number:37 - 5
 
Nominee 1:
Name: The Nansen International Office for Refugees
Profession:International aid organization established in 1931
City:Geneva
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1938
 
Nominee 2:
Name: The Inter-Parliamentary Union
City:Geneva
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Motivation:The Nansen International Office for Refugees was nominated for its efforts to advocate worldwide humanitarianism and brotherhood. The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted peace and contributed to the development and enforcement of international law and arbitration. The Union organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences to discuss possible solutions to international problems that could be handled by the League of Nations. It promoted parliamentary control of foreign affairs and reduction of armaments.
 
Nominator:
Name: The Danish Inter-Parliamentary Group (Thorvald Stauning)
Gender:M
Profession:Members of the Danish parliament
City:Copenhagen
Country:DENMARK (DK)
 
Comments: The Nansen International Office for Refugees had been initiated by the League of Nations. The organization continued the work of Nansen (League of Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 1921-30) after his death.
 

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