Prize announcement

Announcement of the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), presented by Thorbjørn Jagland, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, on 11 October 2013.

Interview with Thorbjørn Jagland

Following the announcement, Thorbjørn Jagland, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, was interviewed by freelance journalist Geir Helljesen regarding the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize.

Thorbjørn Jagland, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee comments on the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize as a disarmament Prize which sends a message inside, outside and to the world about the need for global conventions to do away with weapons of mass destruction.

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Interview with Geir Lundestad

After the announcement, Geir Lundestad, Director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute and Permanent Secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, was interviewed by freelance journalist Geir Helljesen about the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize.

Geir Lundestad comments on the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize as a continuing long tradition of disarmament Prizes, which is aligned with Alfred Nobel’s will and the importance of the Nobel Peace Prize in general.

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MLA style: Prize announcement. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Media AB 2019. Fri. 22 Feb 2019. <https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/peace/2013/prize-announcement/>

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