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by Peter Badge

 

Since 2000, Peter Badge has been taking photographs of all the personalities who have been awarded the Nobel Prize. The product is a kaleidoscope of impressive people who, over and beyond their expertise Read more...

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Both the Lindau Meetings and the lectures given by the Nobel Laureates have been carefully documented since they first began in 1951.

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Exhibition of Nobel Peace Laureate

Portraits photographed by Peter Badge

in Brussels

On the occasion of the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union, 38 remarkable portraits of Nobel Peace Laureates photographed by Peter Badge were on display from 18 December 2012 until 9 January 2013 in the Presidential Gallery of the Berlaymont building of the European Commission in Brussels.

 

(from left to right) Peter Badge, Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, Countess Bettina Bernadotte, President of the Council, and Wolfgang Schürer, Chairman of the Foundation.

 

The opening of the exhibition was conducted by José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, Countess Bettina Bernadotte, President of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, and Wolfgang Schürer, Chairman of the Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. The portrait exhibition has been compiled by the foundation as a token of appreciation for the support of the Lindau Meetings by the European Commission.


During the opening ceremony José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, and Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, jointly announced the beneficiaries of the initiative “EU Children of Peace” which is financed by the Nobel Peace Prize award money. The European Union has decided to double the Nobel Prize money and award it to educational projects for children in war zones and areas of conflict.

EU Children of Peace Prize announcement at the opening ceremony of the exhibition.

 

Further Information

 

Press Release Lindau Meetings

Press Release European Union

Statement by President Barroso

Photos of the Opening Ceremony

 

Website EU Children of Peace initiative

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