Who Got The Nobel Peace Prize in 2020

Who Got The Nobel Peace Prize in 2020: The United Nations' World Food Program (WFP) has won the Nobel Peace Prize this year. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement on Friday. The WFP was awarded in recognition of its fight against the threat of hunger.

The World Food Program (WFP) is the UN's food aid arm. This organization is the largest in the world Engaged in hunger and food security. It is headquarter situated in Rome, Italy. 

wfp got the nobel peace prize 2020

Nobel Peace Prize 2020

This Year 2020 Nobel Prize in Peace list includes potential heavyweights such as US President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as teenager Greta Thanberg, that has taken the World Health Organization and the climate movement by storm. But in the end, the World Food Program (WFP), a UN body, snatched away the peace prize.

The value of the Nobel Prize is now one million Swedish kronor, which is about 11 million US dollars, which is more than 93.2 million Bangladeshi rupees. The award will be presented to the WFP on December 10 in Oslo, Norway.

The Norwegian Nobel Committee says the prestigious award was given to the World Food Program for its contribution to fighting hunger, improving the situation in war-torn areas and stopping the use of hunger as a weapon of war-violence.

The head of the Nobel Committee, Berit Reiss-Anderson, said the WFP played a key role in multinational cooperation in building food security as an instrument of peace.

Why WFP Get Nobel Peace Prize

The organization is a regular partner of the United Nations in various countries around the world. Last year, food aid was provided to at least 100 million people in six countries, they said.

The World Food Program was established in 1971. A few months later, a powerful earthquake shook northern Iran. WFP immediately went ahead with food aid like wheat, sugar, tea.

Starting from that. Since then, the organization has regularly stood by people in areas affected by natural disasters and violence around the world.

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