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Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the EU at today’s ceremony

Published on December 10, 2012

Nobel Prize cerermony. Copyright: Council of the European Union

Today, the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony took place in Oslo, Norway. As announced on 12th October, for 2012 it was awarded to the EU.

Excerpt of the motivation;

"The union and its forerunners have for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe."

The full presentation speech by the Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee Thorbjørn Jagland;

As an EU-Agency, ENISA is humbly pleased and proud to be part of this bigger, historical EU-context of our daily work on cyber security, and of the honour to be bestowed with this reward.

History of the Nobel Peace Prize.

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