Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1947
Number:17 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name: The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Profession:Central office through which peace activities could be coordinated
City:Geneva
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1910
 
Motivation:The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It advocated peace, pacifism and international law. The nominator asserted that although the Bureau had not prevented World War II, it had infatiguably continued its work to create the conditions for peace, since it was awarded the peace prize in 1910. Moreover, the Bureau was in a difficult financial position and needed the prize in order to continue its activities.
 
Nominator:
Name:Louis Favre
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau
City:Geneva
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Comments: Favre suggested that the Nobel Committee ought to divide give the next two or three prizes between international pacifist organizations that lacked funding.
 

To cite this section
MLA style: Nomination Archive. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Prize Outreach AB 2022. Sun. 3 Jul 2022. <https://www.nobelprize.org/nomination/archive/show.php?id=5896>