Michelle and I were proud to welcome this remarkable young woman to the Oval Office last year.
125,000 was donated to the College Summit, the Posse Foundation, the United Negro College Fund, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, the Appalachian Leadership and Education Foundation, and the American Indian College Fund.
"So much for that Nobel Peace Prize!
Retrieved October 11, 2009.He said that as a former Norwegian prime minister, Mr Jagland should never have been appointed to the committee, which frequently stresses its independence."Peres to Obama: Under christmas homemade crafts for gifts your leadership, peace became an original agenda".President's "leadership reflects the true spirit of Ubuntu because your approach celebrates our common humanity." 87 Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, who was touted as a possible Nobel laureate, said Obama deserved the honor.13 Reactions edit Barack Obama edit Obama said he was "surprised" and "deeply humbled" by the award.She shares that honor with Kailash Satyarthi, a human rights activist who is working tirelessly to bring an end to child slavery in India and across the globe.Friedman of The New York Times wrote, "It dismays me that the most important prize in the world has been devalued in this way".The San Diego Union-Tribune."Remarks by the President at the Acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize".
2 The five members of the Nobel Committee are appointed by the Norwegian Parliament to roughly reflect the party makeup of that body.
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"Norge er Obama-delt på midten"."PostPartisan - Obama's Nobel and America's Popularity".Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki issued a statement saying that the prize was a "recognition of the contribution Obama is making for the well being of humanity." 86 In South Africa, President Jacob Zuma used Ubuntu the Zulu term for "the importance of community"in his congratulatory.Retrieved March 12, 2010.Allies was generally positive; 62 reactions around the world were mixed: Several Nobel Laureates have commented: Bangladeshi economist Muhammad Yunus, (co-winner 2006 prize said the committee's award was "an endorsement of Obama and the direction he is taking." 63 Archbishop Desmond Tutu said the award.Prize share: 1/1, inspires Hope for a Better Future."Reaction to Obama's Nobel prize varies".
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