Million euros for peace — former Finnish President

The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced that the prize is given Ahtisaari "for his efforts to resolve the fundamental international conflicts on several continents and over over 3 decades. "
Martti Ahtisaari, which at the moment 71 years old, was the president of Finland from 1994 to 2000. But UN diplomat, he was already known in the 1970s own bias in the case of Namibia, which was then Time wasand under the occupation of the South African Republic and also achieved independence only in 1990. In the first public comments after this award Ahtisaari said that work was in Namibia for its "important achievement."
Excluding Namibia, the Nobel Committee recalled Ahtisaari and other rewards when proving recognition award. Chairman of the Committee Ole Danbult Mus Pronunciation ::
"In 1989 and 1990 he played a significant role in achieving the independence of Namibia. In 2005 he and his organization, "Initiative for crisis management," played a major role in solving complex [the conflict between the government and the separatists] in the province of Aceh in Indonesia. In 1999 and again in 2005 and 2007x, he sought in especially difficult circumstances to find a settlement of the conflict in Kosovo. "
Ahtisaari said now that 1.4 million bucks Award, which he will get together with a diploma and a gold medal, gives "a lot of capacity" for his organization, the "Initiative for crisis management", which is engaged in the following tool in solving various international issues.
According to the will of Alfred Nobel Peace Prize — the only Nobel Prize, which is awarded not in Stockholm, and in Osle — the capital of Norway. Prize awards committee of five persons, which is formed by the Norwegian Parliament.
Nobel died in 1896, when Sweden and Norway were united so called individual union in under the rule of the Swedish king. Outer policy of this "dual countries" engaged at the time the Swedish government and parliament, and the Norwegian Parliament was responsible for one Norwegian internal affairs.
Many suggested that the Nobel gave the right to award the Peace Prize of the Norwegian parliament to avoid further international pressure on this process. Allegedly, the Norwegian parliament, by definition, could not be subject to such pressure, as had no significance in the international arena.

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