Announcement of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, presented by Kaci Kullmann Five, Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, on 7 October 2016.
“We want to honor him, make a tribute to the very important work he has been doing”.
Following the announcement, Kaci Kullmann Five, Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, and Olav Njølstad, Secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee and Director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute, were interviewed about the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize. Interviewer was Geir Helljesen, freelance journalist.
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