'From War to a Continent of Peace' European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Many had thought the award would go to human rights activists in Russia this year. But on Friday, the Norwegian Nobel Committee honored the European Union with this year's peace prize for its contribution "to the advancement of peace and reconciliation" in Europe.
The EU was named as winner of the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.

The EU was named as winner of the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.

Foto: epa Robert Ghement/ picture-alliance/ dpa
Photo Gallery: EU Leaders React to the Nobel Peace Prize
Foto: OLGA MALTSEVA/ AFP
Fotostrecke

Photo Gallery: EU Leaders React to the Nobel Peace Prize

cgh -- with wire reports
Mehr lesen über