EU Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Are you a citizen of the European Union? Congratulations - you just won a Nobel Prize! The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced today that the Nobel Peace Prize is to be awarded to the European Union for its contribution to “the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.”[1] As EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso and EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy were quick to point out in a joint statement released shortly after, "it is a prize not just for th...
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