10.10.08

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE 2008

This year's winner of the Nobel Peace Prize has just been announced in Oslo as

MARTTI AHTISAARI

the former president of Finland and prominent peace negotiator.

Well I guess the Chinese will be happy that none of their 'troublemakers' got it. It's probably not a massive surprise either as Mr Ahtisari has been considered a frontrunner for the prize over the past three or four years. I guess it's like getting an Oscar nomination year after year, going home empty-handed, and finally being called to the podium as the winner.

2 comments:

Simply-Mel said...

Okay, I confess I know nothing about this guy. I feel like a such a dork - clearly living in suburbia does rot the brain.

Caroline said...

Well he does have an excellent rep as a mediator. As you say - no surprise.