News & Events: Kofi Annan Addams' connection with Swarthmore in her book on nobel Peace Prize in France afterWorld War II performed by the american friends service committee and the http://www.macalester.edu/collegerelations/kofi/history.html
Extractions: Home United Nations: includes a live Web cast Norwegian Nobel Committee Press Release Read : Macalester's Favorite Son" (published in Macalester Today, alumni magazine) History of the Nobel Peace Prize It has long been rumored that Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, established the peace prize that bears his name because he felt guilty for making money from the manufacture of weapons. In fact, the Nobel fortune came from chemical inventions and the peaceful uses of explosives, such as engineering projects, railways, canals, and road building. The idea for the Nobel Peace Prize actually emerged in Paris in the 1880s, where the Swedish industrialist met the Baroness Bertha von Suttner, a well-known supporter of international peace efforts. Von Suttner nurtured Nobel's interests in world peace and suggested he fund an annual prize for peace work. The first Nobel Peace Prize was awarded in 1901, five years afterNobel's death. It went to two men: Henri Dunant of Switzerland, oneof the founders of the International Committee of the Red Cross; and Frédéric Passy of France, the organizer of several international peace groups and a supporter of peaceful arbitration between governments. The most recent prize, awarded in 1998, was given to John Hume and David Trimble for their efforts to find a peaceful solution to the long conflict in Northern Ireland.
1/18/02 PR/Lawsuit RADIATION AT UNIONTOWN DUMP The Northeast Ohio american friends service committee(AFSC) yesterday reconstruction work, AFSC was awarded the nobel Peace Prize http://www.afsc.net/afscweb/1_18_02_pr_uniontownlawsuit.htm
Extractions: The suit charges that the agencies either withheld requested documents without a legal basis, failed to conduct adequate searches for responsive documents or failed to respond to FOIA requests from the AFSC. All the requested documents concerned radiation that may have been dumped by corporations, the US military or other branches of the US government.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNERS nobel PEACE PRIZE WINNERS. 19012001. 2001 Kofi Annan and UN. 1947 friends serviceCouncil (The Quakers), american friends service committee (The Quakers). http://www.anarchy.no/nobel.html
Extractions: NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNERS 2001 Kofi Annan and UN 2000 Kim Dae-jung 1999 Médecins Sans Frontières 1998 John Hume, David Trimble 1997 International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Jody Williams 1996 Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, José Ramos-Horta 1995 Joseph Rotblat, Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs 1994 Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres, Yitzhak Rabin 1993 Nelson Mandela, Frederik Willem de Klerk 1992 Rigoberta Menchú Tum 1991 Aung San Suu Kyi 1990 Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev 1989 The 14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso ) 1988 United Nations Peacekeeping Forces 1987 Oscar Arias Sanchez 1986 Elie Wiesel 1985 International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Inc. 1984 Desmond Mpilo Tutu 1983 Lech Walesa 1982 Alva Myrdal, Alfonso García Robles 1981 Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 1980 Adolfo Pérez Esquivel 1979 Mother Teresa 1978 Mohamed Anwar al-Sadat, Menachem Begin 1977 Amnesty International 1976 Betty Williams, Mairead Corrigan 1975 Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov 1974 Seán MacBride, Eisaku Sato
Irwin Abrams: Bio University to serve with the american friends service committee in the relief andreconstruction work which helped earn the committee the nobel Peace Prize in http://www.irwinabrams.com/bio/full.html
Extractions: Irwin Abrams is Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at Antioch University in Yellow Springs, Ohio. He is regarded as one of the world's leading authorities on the history of the Nobel Peace Prize. His book, The Nobel Peace Prize and the Laureates, 1901-1987 was selected by the American Library Association as one of the "outstanding reference works of 1989." The Centennial Edition, revised and covering the years 1901-2001, appeared in November 2001, published by Science History Publications , a division of Watson Publishing International. In 2000 Newmarket Press published an updated Third Edition of his Words of Peace: Selections from the Speeches of the Nobel Peace Prize Winners of the 20th Century with a foreword by Jimmy Carter. The third volume of the authorized edition of the Nobel Peace Lectures, 1971-1995 , which he edited, appeared in December 1999. Born in San Francisco, Irwin graduated from Stanford University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and graduated in 1934. He received his M.A degree from Harvard University in 1935 and the Ph.D. in 1938. An early pioneer peace historian, his doctoral dissertation on the 19th century peace movement shared Harvard's Sumner Prize. A Quaker, during World War II he left his teaching position at Stanford University to serve with the
Irwin Abrams: Links & Resources Less elaborate in design as the nobel Foundation site. http//www.afsc.org/american friends service committee. Official Website of the AFSC (1947). http://www.irwinabrams.com/links.html
Extractions: http://www.nobel.se/ : The Nobel Foundation. http://www.nobelchannel.com/ : The Nobel Channel The Nobel Channel is also a resource for all the prizes. Outstanding graphically with extensive use of multimedia, the Nobel Channel includes video clips of interviews with Nobel laureates and their lectures and a biographical timeline of Alfred Nobel. It is not as good a historical resource on the Nobel laureates as the NEM. It also features a broad selection of Nobel-related links as well as those to the plug-in applications required for maximum usage. http://www.nobel.no/indexen.html : The Nobel Institute http://www.betterworldlinks.org Large, varied site by German physician with thousands of links concerning issues such as Economics, Education, the Environment, Human Rights, Peace, Politics, Religion, and Social Justice. An exceptional resource. The following are links to selected Laureate Organization Web Sites and biographical information on some individual Laureates. http://www.afsc.org/ : American Friends Service Committee http://www.icrc.org/
West By Northwest.org: Voices Of Peace All Life Is Sacred End the Killing and the Occupation ,The Call to Peace Actionby The american friends service committee. nobel Peace Prize Winner a Criminal http://www.westbynorthwest.org/springlate02/vop/
Extractions: hours to allow Palestinians out of their homes. W hen we look at the world we see the handiwork of violence and power in the lives of ordinary people just trying to live a decent life. Why is it, too often as Americans, we see others' suffering as different than our own? It isn't. Although the circumstances are... Because of the escalating crisis in the Middle East between the Israeli military and Palestinian civilians, and the Israeli civilians and suicide bombers, West By Northwest.org shares the information, articles, links and perspectives of Readers and Friends who use the Internet to expand our understanding.
Red Cross Red Crescent - News who represents the american friends service committee. (p7338). Cultivating Peacein Sweden 20 December 2001 To mark the centennial of the nobel Peace Prize http://www.ifrc.org/docs/news/01/122001/
Extractions: To mark the centennial of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Swedish Red Cross (SRC) organized its own celebrations in Stockholm last week, by inviting former Nobel laureates to participate in a session on "Peace, in theory and in practice". Together with students from the Red Cross College of Gripsholm, SRC staff were given the opportunity to meet and discuss peace and the role of the Red Cross in the world, with Cora Weiss, Secretary General of the International Peace Bureau, Mary Ellen McNish, who represents the American Friends Service Committee and Jody Willams, initiator of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. Cora Weiss challenged the Red Cross Movement on three issues : to promote a wider representation of women, to add new elements to International Humanitarian Law and to integrate peace education in all subjects and at all levels of the educational system. "The most important thing is to teach children that there are alternatives to violence", she said. Mary Ellen McNish emphasised the importance of co-operation between different organisations and interest groups.
Nobel Prize For Peace nobel Prize for Peace. International Red Cross 1945 Cordell Hull (US) 1946 Emily G.Balch and John R. Mott (US) 1947 american friends service committee (US) and http://www.factmonster.com/cgi-bin/id/A0105783.html
OAC: printed matter, relating to activities of the american friends service committee,international volunteer and East and West Germany, and the nobel Peace Prize. http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf9v19p0dq
Extractions: Speeches and writings, correspondence, reports, minutes, bulletins, newsletters, curricular material, and other printed matter, relating to activities of the American Friends Service Committee, international volunteer work camps, conscientious objection during World War II, education in Germany, international educational and cultural exchanges, especially between the United States and East and West Germany, and the Nobel Peace Prize.
Valerie WPKN Page american friends service committee of Le Conseil Politique FrancoAméricain, a French-americanadvisory group with Sir John Sulston, 2002 nobel Prize Laureate http://www.wpkn.org/go/valerie/
Extractions: Hosted by Valerie Richardson Recent playlists, links to music calendars and other music sites A list of recent interviews, literary and otherwise, as well as a selection of my favorite book and literature websites Links to the wide world of alternative press and media sites to be found on the internet Find out more about the political, social and cultural activists in our community, both near and far A quixotic list of my other interests, including (but not limited to) birds, kids, and the life of the spirit Links to activist organizations: Peace Organizations: United for Peace and Justice . A primary clearing house for peace activities in the United States Connecticut Chapter of American Friends Service Committee . Information about peace activities around the state of Connecticut American Friends Service Committee Recent shows (updated sometimes regularly, sometimes irregularly).
CNN.com 1947 friends service Council (The Quakers), american friends service committee(The Quakers). 1946 Emily Greene Balch, John Raleigh Mott. 1945 Cordell Hull. http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2001/nobel.100/peace.html
Extractions: 2000 Kim Dae-jung 1998 John Hume, David Trimble 1997 International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Jody Williams 1995 Joseph Rotblat, Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs 1994 Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres, Yitzhak Rabin 1993 Nelson Mandela, Frederik Willem de Klerk 1991 Aung San Suu Kyi 1990 Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev 1989 The 14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso ) 1988 United Nations Peacekeeping Forces 1987 Oscar Arias Sanchez 1986 Elie Wiesel 1985 International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Inc. 1984 Desmond Mpilo Tutu 1983 Lech Walesa 1981 Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 1979 Mother Teresa 1978 Mohamed Anwar al-Sadat, Menachem Begin 1977 Amnesty International 1976 Betty Williams, Mairead Corrigan 1975 Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov 1973 Henry A. Kissinger, Le Duc Tho 1972 The prize money for 1972 was allocated to the Main Fund 1971 Willy Brandt 1970 Norman E. Borlaug
Extractions: The Prize Winners The Committee Why for the proposal ... The Prize Winners The Committee Cordell Hull Emily Greene Balch, John Raleigh Mott The Friends Service Council, The American Friends Service Committee The prize was not awarded Lord John Boyd Orr De Brechin Ralph Bunche Albert Schweitzer George Catlett Marshall Office of the United Nations high Commissioner for Refugees The prize was not awarded
Extractions: Against Iraq [Minute 2000-06-04] Approved at Corvallis, Oregon, July 23, 2000 by the North Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) We, the North Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), are united in the spirit of peace and justice. Therefore we oppose the devastating economic sanctions against Iraq and the unrelenting bombing of that nation, which have been led by the U.S. government. Our call to end the sanctions and bombing grows out of our Friends' testimony that there is that of God in every person. According to UNICEF's best estimate, the sanctions have already caused the deaths of a million Iraqis, many of them children, and continue to cause death and extreme hardship. The two most recent U.N. Coordinators of Humanitarian Relief Operations in Iraq, Denis Halliday and Hans von Sponeck, resigned to protest the inadequacy of the relief effort and to call for lifting the sanctions. The words of Máiread Corrigan Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate, challenge us: "The next generation will ask us, 'What were you doing when the children of Iraq were dying?'" We urge our government and the United Nations to end bombing and economic sanctions and to take alternative courses of action. These could include reopening a U.S. dialogue with the Iraqi government, encouraging citizen diplomacy, and helping rebuild the civilian infrastructure.
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Friedenspreise ! nobel Prize Acceptance Speech by ML King 1964; Linus Carl Schweitzer 1952;The friends service Council 1947; The american friends service committee 1947; http://www.bessereweltlinks.de/book07.htm
Central Valley Partnership The american friends service committee is an independent Quaker organization socialjustice, peace, and humanitarian service. AFSC shared the nobel Peace Prize http://www.citizenship.net/partners/afsc.shtml
Extractions: Message Board CVP Calendar About Us CVP Stories ... CVP Home Page Partners in CVP complete list of partners The American Friends Service Committee is an independent Quaker organization founded in 1917 that today carries out programs in 22 countries worldwide and 43 sites throughout the U.S. AFSC includes people of many backgrounds, of various faiths and of none, committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. All of our work is nonsectarian. In 1947, AFSC shared the Nobel Peace Prize with British Friends Service Council for our reconstruction work in Europe. The Pacific Mountain Region of AFSC was founded in 1942 in response to the internment of Japanese Americans, and currently operates programs working with farm workers, immigrants, homeless and low-income people, and youth of color with program offices in San Francisco, Oakland, Davis, Stockton, Visalia, and Fresno, California. complete list of partners
Perennial Hopeful Sees Nobel Pass By Again who have pointed the way toward world peace, said Margery Walker, clerk ofthe nobel Nominating committee of the american friends service committee. http://www.natcath.com/NCR_Online/archives/102502/102502h.htm
Extractions: Rome Riccardi betrayed no emotion, but he could be forgiven for feeling that another crowning moment had come and gone. The big one that has so far gotten away, however, is the Nobel. John L. Allen Jr. is NCR Rome correspondent. His e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org National Catholic Reporter, October 25, 2002 Previous: Priests voice range of concerns in effort to organize in New York Next: Top of page
Regional Briefs Kara Newell, Executive Director of the national american friends service committee,sent a letter to Ban Landmines, for being awarded the nobel Peace Prize and http://www.jhu.edu/~newslett/10-16-97/News/16.html
Extractions: Harry D. Gotwals, a former official at Johns Hopkins University, Gilman School, and Goucher College died at his home in Swarthmore, Pa. of a heart attack. While at Hopkins, Mr. Gotwals was a development officer from 1971 to 1976. He then became assistant headmaster development at Gilman. At Goucher College he was vice president for development and public relations from 1982 to 1985 and associate vice president and director of development at Duke University until 1990. Born and raised in Chambersburg, Pa., Mr. Gotwals earned a bachelor's and a master's degree from Hopkins. He is survived by Katharine Wilson, his wife of seven years; three daughters, Jennifer, Laura, and Lisa Gotwals; his father Joseph Gotwals Sr.; three brothers, Joseph Gotwals Jr., Steven Gotwals; Anne Boryon, a sister; and two step-daughters, Christie Bryan and Mary Katharine Bryan. Services were held in Swarthmore on Monday. Across the state of Ohio library officials at universities claim that vandals have cut photographs of boys out of hundreds of books.