Barack Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize 2009

  October 9, 2009 at 5:31 am by

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Today the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced that the Nobel Peace Prize 2009 goes to US President Barack Obama. He recieves the prize “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples”.

You can read the official announcement here: Nobel Peace Prize 2009.

The Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony will take place in Norway’s capital Oslo on December 10th. The prize is annually handed out by King Harald V of Norway. The award ceremony is attended by all members of the Royal House of Norway.

A thread in the Norwegian Forums can be found here: Nobel Peace Prize 2009.

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