Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Mandela 'one of the greatest names' in Nobel history: Committee

The Norwegian Nobel committee paid tribute Friday to Nelson Mandela, calling him "one of the greatest names in the long history of the Nobel Peace Prize".
What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead. — Nelson Mandela.
Nelson Mandela Death: A Look at South Africa's First Black President - Documentary by The New York Times:

Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2013 is to be awarded to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons. OPCW Director-General Ahmet Ûzümcü arrives at Oslo Airport to accept the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the organisation. He is met by Torbjørn Jagland, chairman of The Nobel Committee,