Nobel Prize 2014 (Nobel Peace Prize for Tunisian Democracy Group )

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<ul><li><p>The Nobel Prize</p></li><li><p>Nobel Prize</p><p>The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international</p><p>awards bestowed in a number of categories by</p><p>Swedish and Norwegian committees in recognition of</p><p>academic, cultural and/or scientific advances.</p></li><li><p>The will of the Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel </p><p>established the prizes in 1895.</p><p>The prizes in Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Physics, </p><p>and Physiology or Medicine were first awarded in </p><p>1901.</p></li><li><p>Nobel Peace Prize for Tunisian Democracy </p><p>Group</p></li><li><p>Tunisian Democracy Group</p><p>National Dialogue Quartet made "decisive</p><p>contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy</p><p>in Tunisia", jury says.</p><p>The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet - a</p><p>democracy group - has been awarded the 2015 Nobel</p><p>Peace Prize for "its decisive contribution to the</p><p>building of a pluralistic democracy", the Norwegian</p><p>Nobel Committee has announced.</p></li><li><p>The group of four organizations established "an</p><p>alternative, peaceful political process at a time when</p><p>the country was on the brink of civil war", the</p><p>committee said on Friday, referring to the period</p><p>following Tunisia's 2011 revolution.</p></li><li><p>The National Dialogue Quartet is made up of four</p><p>key organizations in Tunisian civil society:</p><p> the Tunisian General Labor Union; the Tunisian</p><p>Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts; the</p><p>Tunisian Human Rights League; and the Tunisian</p><p>Order of Lawyers.</p></li><li><p>The jury cited the group for "its decisive contribution</p><p>to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia</p><p>in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011".</p><p> "The Nobel Peace Prize for 2015 is awarded to this</p><p>Quartet, not to the four individual organizations as</p><p>such," the committee said.</p></li><li><p>Thank You</p></li></ul>