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Yousafzai Malala and Kailash Satyarthi Accept the Nobel Peace Prize on 10th December 2014

Nobel Peace Prize Winners 2014The Nobel Peace Prize ceremony took place on 10th December 2014 at Oslo City Hall. In Oslo, the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates received their Nobel Peace Prize from the Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee in the presence of King Harald V of Norway. The Nobel Laureates delivered their lectures during the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony.

In Oslo, the ceremony was for many years held at the Nobel Institute. From 1947 till 1990, the setting was the auditorium of the University of Oslo. In 1990 the event moved to the Oslo City Hall.

In Oslo, the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates received their Nobel Peace Prize from the Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee in the presence of King Harald V of Norway. An important part is the presentation of the Nobel Lectures by the Nobel Laureates. In Stockholm, the lectures are presented days before the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony. In Oslo, the Nobel Laureates delivered their lectures during the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony.

In 2014, the Nobel Peace Prize was jointly awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai for their struggle for the benefit of children. Satyarthi is a child right activist from India who has spearheaded the global movement against child labour. Seventeen-year old Yousafzai – the youngest Nobel Laureate to date – is a Pakistani human rights activist principally known for her advocacy for young women’s right to education.

 

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