David Trimble

David Trimble (born 1944), a politician from Northern Ireland, was a key architect of the 1998 Good Friday Peace Agreement. Trimble and fellow politician, John Hume, were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to find a peaceful solution to the...

Participant: Lech Wałęsa

The legendary leader of “Solidarność”  and a living icon of the fall of Communism in Central and Eastern Europe Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former President of Poland, Lech Wałęsa is one of the best known Poles in today’s world. He was the leader of the 1980 strike...

Betty Williams

Betty Williams (born 1943), co-founder of the Northern Ireland Peace Movement, honoured for her efforts aimed at peaceful resolution of conflicts in Northern Ireland. Williams and MaireadCorrigan received the Prize in 1977 because during the process of selecting...

Jody Williams

Jody Williams received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for her work to ban landmines through the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, which shared the Peace Prize with her that year. At that time, she became the 10th woman – and third American woman – in...

International Labour Organization (ILO)

The International Labour Organization (ILO) received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1969 for its work in promoting fair international labor standards. The ILO is an international organization responsible for drawing up and overseeing international labor standards. It is the...