The Nobel Peace Prize 2012 has been awarded to the European Union for its contribution to peace, reconciliation and human rights. Lars Bevanger from the Norwegian Nobel Committee said the prize was awarded as a recognition of the:
Six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.
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