11/12/2013 / Paul Walker at Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony honouring OPCW

Paul Walker at Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony honouring OPCW

Environment, Peace, Democracy and Law, 11/12/2013

Yesterday, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was presented  with the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize for its extraordinary efforts to rid the world of chemical weapons since the entry into force of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) in 1997.

“I am pleased to be able to personally take part in today’s ceremony in Oslo and to represent the Right Livelihood Award laureates and organization,” said Paul Walker, director of Green Cross International’s Environmental Security and Sustainability Programme, and 2013 Right Livelihood Award Recipient.

The Nobel Peace Prize is a well-deserved recognition of the years of very hard work which thousands of dedicated diplomats, hundreds of international inspectors, and many civil society and industry representatives have undertaken to safely abolish a whole class of weapons of mass destruction.”
Read more at Green Cross International’s website.