Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1902
Number:24 - 13
 
Nominee 1:
Name: The Institute of International Law (Institut de Droit International)
Profession:Scientific society aimed at developing international law as a codified science
City:Ghent
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1904
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1833
Year, Death:1918
Profession:Editor and journalist. President of the Lombard League of Peace/ leader of the Italian peace movement.
City:Milan
Country:ITALY (IT)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1907
 
Motivation:The Institute of International Law was nominated for its work to draft the first international arbitration regulations, and for its efforts to establish a codification of the laws of war. Moneta became active in the peace movement in 1870. In 1878 he helped establish the League of Liberty, Brotherhood and Peace in Milan. In 1887 he helped to found the Society for International Peace and Justice, and the Lombard Union for International Peace and Understanding, of which he became president. Moneta regularly attended international peace congresses, and from 1895 onwards he was a member of the Permanent Interntional Peace Bureau. He actively worked to establish better understanding between countries on the verge of conflict, especially through arbitration.
 
Nominator:
Name: The Faculty of Law at the University of Bologna
Profession:Professors of Law
University:University of Bologna
City:Bologna
Country:ITALY (IT)
 
Comments: The Institute of International Law was on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested. The nominators seem to have listed the Institute of International Law as their primary candidate.
 

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