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EU from war to peace. Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony 2012

The European Union was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on 10 December 2012, in recognition of six decades of peace,reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe. The ceremony took us on a journey through the past, present and future of the EU, and the work of building a lasting peace.


  1. The Past: Remembering the struggles and scars of war, and the brave steps taken towards peace and reconciliation
  2. To make a continent where war is unthinkable, and nations that once were once enemies now sit side by side
  3. But work remains to be done - peace is a constant process
  4. The Present:  An era of new challenges of co-operation and compromise, working together and facing difficult times