"I swore never to be silent". Listen to Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel's speech at the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony.
To leave behind a better legacy and give something back to the world which gave him so much. He wrote a will. It said that his fortune should be used to create a series of prizes for the ones who have brought a greatest benefit to mankind. And hence Nobel Prize is awarded for the great contribution of people in the field of Physics, Chemistry, , , Physiology or Medicine, and now Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
|Född||21 oktober 1833
|Död||10 december 1896 (63 år)
San Remo, Italien
|Yrke/uppdrag||Kemist, uppfinnare, ingenjör, industrialist, donator, stiftare|
|Känd för||Uppfinnare av dynamiten, Nobelpriset|
|Föräldrar||Immanuel Nobel d y, Andriette Nobel|
Roberts said he has worked on previous campaigns that sought to leverage the influence of Nobel laureates. In 2012, for example, he organized a campaign to persuade Chinese authorities to release from house arrest the human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo. Roberts said he decided to take on the GMO issue after hearing from scientific colleagues their research was being impeded by anti-GMO activism from Greenpeace and other organizations. He said he has no financial interest in GMO research.