The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2013 is to be awarded to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons.

The Library

The Norwegian Nobel Institute has a library with a reading room open to the public.
The collection consists mainly of books and periodicals on international relations after 1800.
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Research activity

Nobel Peace Prize | Research & Information
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The Nobel Peace Prize Concert

A musical tribute to each year's Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
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Other Nobel web-pages

For more information on the other Nobel Prizes and Alfred Nobel please visit: nobelprize.org

The Nobel Peace Center is located downtown Oslo with exhibitions on The Nobel Peace Prize and Alfred Nobel.
Nobel Peace Center webpage

The first African Nobel Peace Prize Laureate was Albert John Lutuli. He received the Nobel Peace Prize for 1960 in 1961.