Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1937
Number:40 - 1
 
Nominee:
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 Nansen International Office for Refugees was nominated for its efforts to advocate worldwide humanitarianism and brotherhood. The nominator emphasized the financial importance of being awarded the peace prize.
 
Nominator:
Name:Michael Hansson
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the International Court of Arbitration
City:Oslo
Country:NORWAY (NO)
 
Comments: Hansson was President of the Nansen Office. 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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