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The Best Sites To Learn About The Nobel Peace Prize


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The Nobel Peace Prize has gone to Colombia’s president for his peace deal with rebels, even though it failed is from Quartz.

Colombia’s President, Juan Manuel Santos, Is Awarded Nobel Peace Prize is from The NY Times.


From NPR:

National Dialogue Quartet, a group that helped preserve Tunisia’s dreams of democracy in 2013, has won this year’s [2015] Nobel Peace Prize, with the Nobel Prize Committee citing its “decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia.”

Nobel Peace Prize Given to National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia is from The New York Times.

National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia Wins Nobel Peace Prize is from NBC News.

The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize winner, explained
is from Vox.

You might also be interested in A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On The Arab Spring.


“the Norwegian Nobel Committee… awarded the 2014 peace prize to Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India, joining a teenage Pakistani known around the world with an Indian veteran of campaigns on behalf of children.” (You might also be interested in The Best Resources On Malala Yousafzai.


The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been awarded the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize.

You can learn more at The Best Resources For Learning About Chemical Weapons.


The European Union has been awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. Here are some resources on them and their award:

European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize is from Breaking News English.

European Union wins 2012 Nobel Peace Prize is a video from the BBC.

European Union: Key Moments is a slideshow from The PBS News Hour.


As The New York Times has reported, 2011’s Nobel Peace Prize winners are “Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf — Africa’s first elected female president — her compatriot, peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Tawakul Karman of Yemen, a pro-democracy campaigner.”

Here’s an updated Associated Press interactive.

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Three Activist Women is from The New York Times.

Nobel Peace prize winners – the full list is an infographic from The Guardian.

Yemen’s ‘Mother of the Revolution’, Liberian president, peace activist share Nobel prize is from MSNBC.

Here’s a video from CNN:

A closer look at the Nobel Peace Prize is a video and article from CNN.

Tawakkul Karman Awarded Nobel Peace Prize is a TIME slideshow.


The 2010 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Liu Xiaobo, a leading Chinese dissident who is serving an 11-year prison term. You can learn more about him at CNN

Here’s a TIME Magazine slideshow on Liu Xiaobo.

Here is a video from The Guardian about Liu Xiaobo’s award.

The BBC has a short article about Liu Xiaobo titled Liu Xiaobo: 20 years of activism.

Why the Nobel Peace award upset China is an article from CNN with many related videos.

A chair and a photo stand in for Liu Xiaobo at Nobel peace prize ceremony is a video from The Guardian.

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Liu Xiaobo is a New York Times slideshow.


Here’s a video announcement of President Obama’s award from CBS News.

CBS also has a “photo essay” profiling recent Peace Prize winners.

The BBC Newsround, as always, has a very accessible report on President Obama’s receiving of the award.

The Best Places To Learn About President Barack Obama’s Life is a previous list I’ve compiled.

Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize is the title of a New York Times slideshow.

The NY Times also has a video of Obama’s comments on receiving the award.

Obama Accepts The Nobel Peace Prize is a slideshow from TIME Magazine. Obama Receives Nobel Peace Prize is a slideshow from The Wall Street Journal.


The former president of Finland Martti Ahtisaari won the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize. Breaking News English has a good online exercise on his award.


Nelson Mandela is another previous winner, so you might be interested in The Best Sites For Learning About Nelson Mandela.

The Best Websites For Learning About Martin Luther King shares resources on another previous winner of the award.

The Times of London has a slideshow of previous winners.

CNN has an interactive timeline showing previous winners.

Nobel Winners Past is a slideshow from Slate.

CNN also has a special feature on the event.

Nobel Peace Prize Myths, Explained is a short article from CBS News.

Richard Byrne has also written a good post about resources available at the official Nobel Prize site.

All the Nobel Peace Prize winners, in one chart

TED-Ed has just published a lesson and video on the Nobel Peace Prize:

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.


  1. Larry,
    Thanks for the mention. Another video of the announcement can be found on Reuters.

  2. Pingback: Coopeartion and Competition Lesson 5: Nobel Peace Prize | Oakridge Fifth Grade Blog

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