Nomination archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:27 - 1
Name: The Inter-Parliamentary Union
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.
Name:Hans Wehberg
Year, Birth:1885
Year, Death:1962
Profession:Member of the Institute of International Law. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Comments: The Inter-Parliamentary Union was on the short list, but no new evaliation was requested. Wehberg nominated the Inter-Parliamentary Union as his primary choice. If this was not agreed upon by the Nobel Committee, he wished to suggest Ludwig Quidde.

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