Awarding peace prizes

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded five times to the United Nations and its organizations: 1954, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, for tis assistance to European refugees; 1965, UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) for its work in helping save the lives of the world's children; 1969, International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva, for its progress in establishing workers rights and protection; 1981, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, for its assistance to Asian refugees; and 1988, UN Peacekeeping Forces, for its peacekeeping operations. The prize was also awarded to: 1945, Cordel Hull, USA, ex-Secretary of State, for his leadership in establishing the UN; 1949, Lord John Boyd Orr, UK, first Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization; 1950, Ralph Bunche, US, UN Mediator in Palestine (1948), for his leadership in the armistice agreements signed in 1949 by Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria; 1957, Lester Pearson, Canada, ex-secretary of state, President 7th Session of the UN General Assembly, for a lifetime of work for peace and for leading UN efforts to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis; 1961, Dag Hammarskjold, Sweden, Secretary-General of the UN, for his work in helping settle the Congo crisis; and 1974, Dean MacBride, Ireland, UN Commissioner for Namibia.
Research, Standards Awards
Type Classification:
D: Detailed strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 4: Quality Education