"extra: Hollande: Prize commits EU to pursue "more united" Europe".
As Europeans we all have reason to be proud today."Confucius Prize could ruger no 1 243 win be weapon in battle of ideas".34 United Nations The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, lauded the decision in a statement on behalf of the entire United Nations family, and emphasised the European Union's role in helping to build peace, promote human rights and support economic and social development."Confusion Prize brings Beijing doubtful reward".Archived from the original on July 16, 2012.23 The award and recipients edit The prize initially carried a financial reward of CNY100,000, and has been awarded at the same time as the Nobel Peace Prize.French President François Hollande and Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel attended.The European Union has reunified the continent through peaceful means and brought arch enemies together.Retrieved November 15, 2011.Purported cancellation and second award edit In September 2011, the Ministry of Culture stated that it would be disbanding the organizers of Confucius Peace Prize and cancelling the prize."China furious at Nobel's 'violation.A b Li, Raymond.Retrieved "Desmond Tutu, other Nobel Peace Prize laureates contest 2012 winner choice of EU".An unofficial spokesman said that the Chinese government had notified Zimbabwe that it was not associated with the conferring organisation.21 The Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao reported that the letter issued by the committee to Lien Chan did not have the Ministry of Culture's official seal.Van Rompuy and Barroso held the acceptance speeches."China's Confucius Peace Prize courts yet more controversy".This is not the first time that a Turkish newspaper has portrayed Merkel as the Nazi dictator who led the Third Reich, caused World War II and presided over the Holocaust.Norwegian Parliament to roughly reflect the party makeup of that body."China to hand out its own peace prize".Other contenders were Angela Merkel, Bill Gates, Jacob Zuma, Kofi Annan, Yuan Longping, Gyaincain Norbu (one of the Panchen Lamas and Soong Chu-yu.
"Manning nominert til fredsprisen" Manning nominated for the Peace Prize (in Norwegian).
53 See also edit References edit "The Nobel Peace Prize for 2012".