Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1939
Number:24 - 5
 
Nominee:
Name: The Inter-Parliamentary Union
City:Geneva
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
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.
 
Nominator:
Name:Hans Wehberg
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1885
Year, Death:1962
Profession:Member of the Institute of International Law. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
University:University of Geneva
City:Geneva
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Comments: Wehberg also nominated Ruyssen, but the Inter-Parliamentary Union was his primary choice.
 

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