Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1937
Number:40 - 2
 
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.
 
Nominator:
Name:Halvdan Koht
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1873
Year, Death:1965
Profession:Professor of History. Foreign Minister. Member of the Nobel Committee (1919-1937, 1940-1942).
City:Oslo
Country:NORWAY (NO)
 
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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