Georgian Bertha von Suttner Peace Prize 2020

Past August 2020, the second Georgian Bertha von Suttner Peace Prize has been awarded to Julia Khrashvili, Chairwoman of the Georgian Association of IDP Women. One of the aspects in common with the life of Bertha is the road from Sukhumi to Zugdidi, with old and recent memories of war. The Bertha von Suttner Peace Institute sent a congratulatory message
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Two Testaments Remembered – Alfred Nobel and Bertha von Suttner

On 27th November 1895, 125 years ago, Alfred Nobel wrote his last will and testament, in the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris. Of the five prizes for which he left a large fortune in his will, the most controversial was the one for ‘champions of peace’. This should be awarded to ‘the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses’ (1). Whereas Nobel’s testa...
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Bertha von Suttner By Supriya Vani

My hope in writing this article is to inspire women to rise up, to come to the forefront of all human affairs and help eliminate weapons from the world. Our world will know peace only when its people regard others as part of one world family, in which each member instinctively reaches out to the others with love and respect. Thus, for me, Bertha von Suttner is the laureate whose life story most demonstrates the values of the Nobel Peace Prize, which is essential for making any meaningful pro...
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New book by S.Vani, a young Bertha von Suttner Enthusiast in India

Supriya Vani is a peace activist and journalist in India, and author of the book, Battling Injustice:16 women Nobel Peace Laureates. She has interviewed several world leaders for the cause of world peace. She passionately works on the related topics of peace, gender equality, sexual violence, rape and human trafficking. Her new book on New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, based on interviews with her, was published in 2020
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Bertha von Suttner at the Peace Palace Library in The Hague

One of the largest library catalogue entries on Bertha von Suttner can be found at the Peace Palace Library in The Hague, with 205 entries. Some books are already digital available and the Bertha von Suttner Peace Institute continues to work with the Peace Palace Library on digitizing books about Bertha von Suttner. Newest entry is : Bertha von Suttner at the cradle of world peace, by Eveline Blitz. Click here for the selection of publications found at the Peace Palace Library
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Georgian Bertha von Suttner Peace Prize 2020

Past August 2020, the second Georgian Bertha von Suttner Peace Prize has been awarded to Julia Khrashvili, Chairwoman of the Georgian Association of IDP Women. One of the aspects in common with the life of Bertha is the road from Sukhumi to Zugdidi, with old and recent memories of war. The Bertha von Suttner Peace Institute sends a congratulatory message with a short history lesson. BvS award congratulatory letter to Julia Kharashvili
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