Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1938
Number:39 - 7
 
Nominee 1:
Name: The Inter-Parliamentary Union
City:Geneva
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Nominee 2:
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
 
Motivation: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. The Nansen International Office for Refugees was nominated for its efforts to advocate worldwide humanitarianism and brotherhood.
 
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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