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Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 11, 2013

OPCW Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü makes his opening statement at the Third Review Conference of the States Parties of the Chemical Weapons Convention. April 2013 (OPCW/flickr)

The Nobel Peace Prize goes to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. Christiane Amanpour, chief international correspondent for CNN and contributing global affairs anchor for ABC, talks about their role in resolving the chemical weapons crisis in Syria.

 

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Comments [5]

rachel from nyc

This is her live Alex. She is a woman having a voice in country where women have no voice. She has become a beacon of what can be. In Pakistan, women are told not to voice their opinions and to keep it to themselves. Just read an article where the women in her village are not even allowed to speak her name or discuss what she is doing because she may give them the wrong ideas. seriously? in 2013?

Oct. 12 2013 10:11 AM
Citizen from America

Tariq - If you need reminding then you make no point. #dontbedisrespectfultothepotus

Oct. 11 2013 12:17 PM
Tariq from Manhattan

Remind me why our illustrious President won one of these?! Seems to diminish the prize to many when it becomes a political toy.

Oct. 11 2013 10:12 AM
carl from queens

My choice for the ''Nobel Peace Prize'' was Abdul Satter Edhni'', he was know as ''Father Teresa'' of Pakistan. A philanthropist who saved 20,000 abandoned infants, took in 50,000 orphans, trained 40,000 nurses, etc. Sadly, he is practically unknown outside of Pakistan. He also started the first volunteer ambulance service in Pakistan.

Oct. 11 2013 10:10 AM
Alex from NYC

Christianne and brian: why, though Malala'smother was equally supportive, is Malala's mother kept inside the house while the young girl is projected internationally by her "incredible father"? And why is this young girl receiving the narcissitic projection of "prodigy" instead of being allowed to be a human young person and to have her life?

Oct. 11 2013 10:07 AM

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