|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||20 - 1|
|Name:||The Inter-Parliamentary Union|
|Name:||The Permanent International Peace Bureau|
|Profession:||Central office through which peace activities could be coordinated|
|Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1910|
|Motivation:||The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted international arbitration and organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences. The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It was the heart of the European peace movement, and it co-ordinated the activities of the various national and non-governmental peace organizations.|
|Name:||Charles Auguste Benjamin H Houzeau de Lehaie|
|Profession:||Member of the Belgian parliament|
|Comments:||De Lehaie nominated both Bertha von Suttner and Fredrik Bajer, the former being his primary choice. If the prize was to be awarded an institution, he suggested the Permanent International Peace Bureau or the Interparliamentary Union.|
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