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The Nobel Peace Prize

The 2008 Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to:

Martti Ahtisaari “for his important efforts, on several continents and over more than three decades, to resolve international conflicts”

Martti Ahtisaari is a former president of Finland (from 1994-2000), and a long-time UN diplomat. He has previously received awards for his diplomatic work, including The Order of the Companions of OR Tambo in Gold for “his outstanding achievement as a diplomat and commitment to the cause of freedom in Africa and peace in the world”. His website can be found here.

Congrats!

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October 10, 2008 - Posted by | Other | , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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