Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1901
Number:32 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name: The International Committee of the Red Cross
Profession:Humanitarian organization.
City:Geneva
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1917
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1963
 
Motivation:The International Committee of the Red Cross (Comité International de la Croix-Rouge) was founded in 1863 by Jean Henry Dunant. He initiated the negotiations that resulted in the Geneva Convention concerning the treatment of wounded soldiers (1864). Its aim was to help victims of war, both military personnel and civilians.
 
Nominator:
Name:Alfred Martin
Profession:Professor of Law.
City:Geneva
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
 

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