oslo - The main Nobel Prize is still allowed to Peace . Last year won Malala Yousafzai and the Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi the prestigious prize , but who's going to run off tomorrow ? Some of the contenders .
Malala was seventeen far the youngest ever received the award. The activist fighting for girls' education, became world famous after being shot in a school in the head by the Taliban in 2012 werd.De peace prize is the only one presented annually in Oslo. The prizes for Medicine, Physics and Chemistry have been awarded in Stockholm.De official list of candidates is always a closely guarded secret, but like every year doing different names all round:
The name most often mentioned is that of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. That would have mainly thanks them her lenient attitude towards refugees and its role in the Greek crisis. However, she would be nominated for her role in the peace talks in Minsk, on the conflict in Oekraïne.
His Holiness the Pope also mentioned as a contender. Since taking office he knew except Catholics also to many other people speak with his messages about, for example inequality and climate change. He also advocated a rapprochement with atheists and homosexuals. If he were to win it would be the first time that a pope with the price off gaat.
The deal of the year was of course the one between Iran and the United Nations on Iran's nuclear program. The agreement, according to the Americans prevent a new war in the Middle East, and so there is a chance given that the main negotiators of the Nobel Peace Prize awarded. In addition to the US Secretary of State that his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif.
A lesser-known name on the list is that of the Eritrean priest Mussie Zerai. That does not mean he is less likely. Zerai is the founder of aid organization Habeshia, who takes care of refugees that Europe offers were received and assistance in accidents with boats full vluchtelingen.
Denis Mukwege has been known for several years as a contender. The Congolese gynecologist treated thousands of victims of rape. After he had spoken in 2012 against the use of rape as a weapon by his government, an attempt was made on his life.