Skip to comments.Americans dominate Peace Prize nominations
Posted on 02/18/2003 6:39:14 PM PST by GeneDEdited on 04/13/2004 1:40:23 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize Committee has received 150 nominations for the 2003 award, with a majority of nominations coming from North America, committee secretary Geir Lundestad said Tuesday.
Nominations, which had to be postmarked by Feb. 1, are made by past laureates, committee members, university professors and select organizations. They're kept secret for 50 years, although those making them often announce their choice.
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