for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples
US president Barack Obama just won Nobel Peace Prize 2009 award, announced the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo on Friday.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee states that Obama has as President created a new climate in international politics. Multilateral diplomacy has regained a central position, with emphasis on the role that the United Nations and other international institutions can play. Dialogue and negotiations are preferred as instruments for resolving even the most difficult international conflicts.
Source: Norway Post