Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1939
Number:24 - 3
 
Nominee:
Name: The Inter-Parliamentary Union
City:Geneva
Country:SWITZERLAND (CH)
 
Motivation:The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted peace and contributed to the development and enforcement of international law and arbitration. The Union organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences to discuss possible solutions to international problems that could be handled by the League of Nations. It promoted parliamentary control of foreign affairs and reduction of armaments.
 
Nominator:
Name:Henri Marie La Fontaine
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1854
Year, Death:1943
Profession:Nobel Peace Prize laureate 1913.
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
 
Comments: La Fontaine also nominated Golay and Benes, but the Inter-Parliamentary Union was his primary choice.