Nobel Peace Prize Headlines
Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov win the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize.
The Chairman of the Nobel Committee said "free independent and fact-based journalism serves to protect against abuse of power, lies, and war propaganda".
Greta Thunberg should win the Nobel Peace Prize. She has been putting pressure on world leaders and does not hold back. She is doing exactly the kind of work that should win a prize such as this.
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The Nobel Peace Prize is the best known of the awards created by Swedish scientist and businessman Alfred Nobel.
First awarded in 1901 the awards are the most prestigious intellectual achievements in the world.
Each winner receives a gold medal, a diploma, and a monetary award.
The other 4 awards are for
The annual peace awards are decided by a 5 person Norwegian committee of the great and the good at the behest of the Alfred Nobel estate.
Over the years the Nobel awards have received plenty of criticism and controversy especially the Peace Prize.
The Nobel Awards are formally awarded every year on the same date - December 10th, although the winners are normally announced in early October.
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Nobel Peace Prize Betting
The following organisations and individuals were the leading contenders for the Nobel Peace Prize with bookmakers in 2021
A byline is not enough to fully explain the work these individuals and organisations have undertaken in the cause of peace.
Please undertake further reading to fully appreciate their contribution and the reason why they featured at the top of the Nobel Peace Prize betting market.
The WHO were generally favourites for the Nobel Peace Prize with most bookies, the difference in odds comes when you looked lower down the list of nominees.
As we found out when the prize was announced none of the leading contenders won the award.
|World Health Organisation (Including COVAX and GAVI)||Covid 19 Management & Roll Out|
|Reporters Without Borders||Safeguarding Press Freedom|
|Alexei Navalny ||Russian Anti-Corruption Campaigner|
|Svitlana Tsikhanouskaya||Human Rights Activist|
|Greta Thunberg ||Climate Change Activist |
|Nathan Law Kwung Chung||Hong Kong Activist|
|Palestinian Centre For Human Rights||Human Rights Organisation|
|Mahmoud Abbas||President Of Palestine|
|Jacinda Ardern||Praised for her handling of Covid 19 in New Zealand|
|Joe Biden||Rejoined Paris Climate Agreement|
|Bill Gates ||Philanthropist |
|UNHCR||UN Refugees Organisation|
|Angela Merkel||Action on German energy reform and leadership of migrant crisis|
|Committee To Protect Journalists||Defends the rights of journalists and actively campaigns for press freedom|
|The Arctic Council||Arctic forum between nations|
|European Union||Encouraging stability and friendship between nations|
Nobel Peace Prize Previous Winners
The winners of the Nobel Peace Prize since 2010 are listed below.
To read more about their valuable work towards peace please undertake an internet search.
The next winner/s will be announced in October 2022.
|Year||Nobel Peace Prize Laureates||Peace Cause|
|2021||Maria Ressa & Dmitry Muratov||Journalists- Freedom Of Expression|
|2020||World Food Programme||Combating Hunger|
|2019||Abiy Ahmed||Border Conflict|
|2018||Dennis Mukwege/Nadia Murad||Sexual Violence|
|2017||International Campaign For The Abolishment Of Nuclear Weapons||Nuclear Weapons|
|2016||Juan Manuel Santos||Colombian Civil War|
|2015||Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet||Tunisian Democracy|
|2014||Kailash Satyarti/Malala Yousafzai||Children's Education|
|2013||Organisation For The Prohibition Of Chemical Weapons||Chemical Weapon Elimination|
|2012||European Union||Advancement of Democracy|
|2011||Ellen Johnson, Leymah Gobwee, Taawul Karmen ||Women's Rights |
|2010||Liu Xiaobo ||Human Rights |
FAQ Nobel Peace Prize
The Nobel Peace Prize FAQ are below.
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1. When Is the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize announced: The first full week of October.
2. When Is the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony: The ceremony takes place on December.
3. Who can nominate? Anyone or any group, however, there is a nominator criteria.
4. How many Nobel Peace Prize nominations are received: In 2021 there were over 329 nominations, 71% were for organisations and 29% for individuals.
5. How is the winner decided: The Nobel Committee reaches a consensus on the winner.
6. Will all bookmakers Have Nobel Peace Prize Odds? No, generally only the bigger bookmakers.