your commitment to the climate brought in by the young Swedish activist, Greta Thunberg, a nomination for the Nobel peace prize.

Three members of the Norwegian Socialist left party, argued that the 16-Year-old will be presented with the prestigious award, as the newspaper “Verdens Gang” reported. The Swedish “Aftonbladet” , was also nominated two politicians from Sweden. Thunberg himself wrote on Thursday on Twitter that she would feel honored and very grateful for the nomination.

“We have nominated Greta, because the climate threat is perhaps one of the most important contributions to war and conflict”, was one of the deputies, Freddy André Øvstegård quotes, of the “VG”. “The huge movement that has put Greta in motion, is an enormously important contribution to peace.”

The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced in mid-February that more than 300 nominations had been received for this year’s Nobel peace prize. The deadline for the nominations was 31. January expired.

dpa

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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.

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