Do You Know Someone Worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize?
In 1947, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and Friends Service Council (FSC) in Britain accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of all Quakers. Because Nobel laureates have the opportunity to nominate future Nobel Peace Prize winners, AFSC and Quaker Peace and Social Witness (QPSW, the modern descendent of FSC) jointly nominate a candidate to the Nobel Peace Prize Committee in Oslo for their consideration each year.
AFSC invites nominations from the general public for the Nobel Peace Prize from February through May. Anyone may nominate an individual or organization that meets the established criteria. Candidates may be from any country and religious, gender or ethnic background. Once a candidate’s application is submitted, a Task Group appointed by the AFSC will research, study and prepare a nomination for submission to the Norwegian Nobel Committee.
Please share this information widely with your friends, colleagues and community. Thank you for your participation in this important process.
The deadline for submission of candidates is June 10