Feb 18, 1:33 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Pritha Paul @ZiggyZina143 02/18/19 AT 12:43 AM After President Donald Trump’s told reporters Friday that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize, South Korean presidential office Cheong Wa Dae acknowledged that the POTUS was a great candidate for the esteemed award.Confirming that South Korean President Moon Jae-in did not personally nominate Trump for the peace prize, as the deadline for nominations had already expired, Cheong Wa Dae spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom told a press briefing that the former held Trump in high regards for helping establish peace on the Korean Peninsula."However, it is President Moon's belief that (the U.S. president) is more than eligible for the Nobel Peace Prize as (Moon) has repeatedly stressed that President Trump has made great contributions to establishing peace on the Korean Peninsula … [Read more...] about Donald Trump ‘More Than Eligible For The Nobel Peace Prize’: South Korea
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THE 2017 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. The global company was named the winner of the prestigious award in Oslo. Here's everything you need to know... What is the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons? ICAN is a global organisation working to implement the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. It was launched in 2007 and has 468 partner companies in 101 countries. ICAN describes itself as a coalition of grassroots non-government groups in over 100 nations. It began in Australia and was officially launched in Vienna in 2007. The campaign has shifted the debate on nuclear weapons to focus on the human threat posed - drawing attention to their catastrophic health and environmental consequences, the long-lasting radiation in the surrounding area and their unique destructive capacity. Founders of ICAN were inspired by the success of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, who brought about the negotiation of … [Read more...] about What is ICAN, what does it stand for and how is the Nobel Peace Prize awarded?
News / UK and world by Press Association May 3, 2018, 8:36 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter The Nobel Peace Prize should be awarded to President Donald Trump because of his work to ease nuclear tensions with North Korea, a group of Republican politicians have said. A historic meeting between Mr Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un over denuclearisation could be announced by the week’s end. Indiana Representative Luke Messer unveiled a letter on Wednesday to members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee that was signed by 18 Republicans. The letter says that North Korea has evaded demands from the international community to cease its aggressions but that Mr Trump’s “peace through strength policies are working” and bringing North Korea to the negotiating table. Mr Messer is running for the US Senate in Indiana, where support for Mr Trump has become a litmus test for Republican voters. Several other … [Read more...] about Republican politicians nominate Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
close Video South Korean President: Trump 'should win the Nobel Peace Prize' South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that President Trump deserves to win a Nobel Peace Prize for his role in talks to denuclearize the Korean peninsula and end the decades-long war between the North and South. EXCLUSIVE – A group of 18 Republican lawmakers have signed their names to a letter formally nominating President Trump for a Nobel Peace Prize -- the latest development in a growing push to award the president the honor for his work toward peace in the Korean Peninsula. The letter, sent by Rep. Luke Messer, R-Ind. to the Norwegian Nobel Committee on Tuesday, and signed by 17 other members, says Trump has worked “tirelessly to apply maximum pressure to North Korea to end its illicit weapons programs and bring peace to the region.” “His Administration successfully united the international community, including China, to impose one of the … [Read more...] about House lawmakers formally nominate Trump for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize
WASHINGTONEarly progress toward an agreement aimed at ridding North Korea of nuclear weapons has suddenly raised an idea that thrills many Republicans as much as it horrifies many Democrats: a Nobel Peace Prize for President Donald Trump."No-bel! No-bel! No-bel!" an appreciative crowd chanted in Michigan over the weekend, as Trump spoke of the possibility that he could help broker peace between North Korea and South Korea and an end to the nuclear threat hanging over the United States and its allies."That's very nice, thank you. That's very nice," Trump replied, smiling at the thought. "Nobel!" he then exclaimed with a chuckle, appearing to acknowledge the improbability. "I just want to get the job done."Nearly nine years after President Barack Obama was awarded the prize, a growing chorus of Trump boosters argue that the current president should receive it as well - in his case, for efforts to contain North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and woo him into diplomatic talks.But even the … [Read more...] about A Nobel Peace Prize for President Trump? Republicans argue the case.