Died Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee
On Sunday died, the Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee Karin Cecille Kullman five, AFP reports.
This Committee selects the winners of the prestigious peace prize. MS Phoebe died at age 65 after a long illness, last year she was forced to cancel several public appearances.
“She was an example for many young women,” — said Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg. Karin Cecille Kullman five became a member of the Norwegian Committee in 2003 and was elected Chairman in 2015. Including and thanks to her in the time honored al Gore (2007) and Barack Obama (2009).
Recall that in early October in Stockholm and Oslo announce the winners of the Nobel prize. The Nobel Foundation, which is organizing and funding the Nobel prize, was founded in 1900, five years after Alfred Nobel’s death.
The first prize was awarded in 1901. Then there was no award in Economics, she appeared only in 1968, when the Bank of Sweden in honor of his century, donated to the Nobel Foundation a large sum of money.
In 2016, the Nobel peace prize was awarded to the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos. According to him, the award has served as a necessary impetus in order to achieve peace in Colombia.