All Blog Posts Tagged 'Ahtisaari' (6)

The Ahtisaari Plan and North Kosovo

Dear All,


TransConflict is pleased to present a new policy paper, entitled ‘The Ahtisaari Plan and North Kosovo’, authored by Gerard Gallucci, the former UN Regional Representative in Mitrovica. The paper is available in English, Serbian and Albanian, respectively, through one of the following links:




Added by TransConflict on November 10, 2011 at 12:47pm — No Comments

The Elders

Age doesn’t matter when it comes to the promotion of peace. Young children have evoked positive human rights changes around the world. Elders in many communities across the globe have for generations played

the role of political advisors looking out for the welfare of future

generations and being positive mentors of the young. Everyone,

regardless of age, has a role to play.

In July of…


Added by Rebecca Sargent on April 23, 2010 at 6:13pm — No Comments

Nobel Peace Prize 2008/2009

When Nobel committee last year selected Mr. Ahtisaari – an unofficial spokesperson of US State department and Nato – as Nobel prize Peace laureate this years selection was not surprise. The bright side is that Mr.Obama has not (hopefully yet) junked the original criteria (“to contribute to fraternity in the world, to reduce armies and to establish peace congresses”) for Nobel peace prize as it was case with Ahtisaari. More in general in my article “… Continue

Added by Ari Rusila on October 14, 2009 at 8:32am — No Comments

Peace Laureate Ahtisaari endorsed terrorism

Four reasons why Ahtisaari does not deserve Nobel's Peace Prize

I was among a handful of people worldwide who criticised the Nobel Committee’s choice of former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari as Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and characterized it as a scandal

I had two main reasons. I consider his work as “peace mediator” – a term used repeatedly – in Kosovo… Continue

Added by Jan Oberg on October 22, 2008 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Do you hear Mr. Nobel rolling in his grave?

The criteria for Nobel peace prize outlined in Alfred Nobel's will 1895 was “to contribute to fraternity in the world, to reduce armies and to establish peace congresses”. The choice of Martti Ahtisaari as this years winner undervalues - again – those original ideas. Ahtisaari got the prize probably about his actions as mediator in Namibia, Aceh and Kosovo. Namibia went according UN peace plan, Aceh was acceptable compromise and Kosovo everything else.

Norwegian founder of… Continue

Added by Ari Rusila on October 10, 2008 at 7:26pm — No Comments

Nobel Committee's choice again a scandal

The choice of Martti Ahtisaari satisfies - even with a broad interpretation - none of the criteria outlined in Alfred Nobel's will, namely: to contribute to fraternity in the world, to reduce armies and to establish peace congresses - to quote them in Nobel's own language of 1895.

Ahtisaari has repeatedly functioned as "peace fixer" for Western power elites. In 1999 he was the envoy who persuaded the Serb state to give in after NATO's 78 days of bombing, the most brutal event in… Continue

Added by Jan Oberg on October 10, 2008 at 6:00am — 13 Comments

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