Trump nominated for Noble Peace Prize 2021

A week after his mediation between Israel and UAE (United Arab Emirates) US President Donald Trump has been nominated for the Noble Peace Prize 2021. The nomination was submitted by a right-wing Norwegian politician and parliamentarian Christian Tybring Gjedde.

Who is Christian Tybring Gjedde?

Christian Tybring Gjedde is a 57-year-old politician for the right-wing progress party.      He has been a member of parliament since 2005. He is the second vice-chancellor of the standing committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence. He also wrote a book on immigration politics back in 2004.

Why he nominated Trump for Noble Peace prize 2021?

He while conveying his point mentioned Trump’s various efforts to maintain global peace. He mentioned about Trump’s important role in establishing the relation between Israel and the UAE and how it will be a game-changer in the Arab region. This agreement can bring cooperation and prosperity in the region. Christian was also found stating Trump’s recent involvement in Kashmir border dispute between India and Pakistan and the conflict between North Korea and South Korea.

How many US president has received the Noble Peace Prize in history?

Trump has seen repeatedly expressing his desire for the Noble Peace Prize. Last year in 2019 he took partial credit of the award given to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali in resolving Ethiopia’s border dispute with neighbouring country Eritrea. If won Donald Trump will become the fifth US president for receiving Noble Peace Prize. Before him, Theodore Roosevelt in 1906, Woodrow Wilson in 1919 Jimmy Carter in 2002 and Barack Obama in 2009 have received the award.

How the peace prize is awarded?

The Nobel Peace Prize winner is determined by a five-person Nobel Committee. The committee is appointed by the Norwegian Parliament and the committee from the nomination received selects the final winner for the award depending upon his or her work. The winner of the Peace Prize for the upcoming year will be announced after October next year.