Defend International participated in Mr. Al Gore’s acceptance ceremony of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo. DI advisor was among the 1.000 people in the audience, featuring government officials, royalty, high-ranking international personalities and movie stars.
DI At Ceremony of the Nobel Peace Prize
On 10 December 2007, at a gala ceremony in Oslo’s City Hall, in front of Norway’s royalty, leaders and invited guests, Mr. Al Gore received his Nobel Peace Prize shared with the U.N. climate panel, for sounding the alarm over global warming and spreading awareness on how to counteract it. The UN panel was represented at the ceremony by its leader, Mr. Rajendra Pachauri.
December 10th is the day set aside every year for the actual awarding of the Peace Prize under the terms of Alfred Nobel’s will. Defend International advisor Mr. Berevan Kehreman was among the 1.000 people in the audience, featuring government officials, royalty, high-ranking international personalities and movie stars.
After the ceremony, in an interview with CNN’s Jonathan Mann, Mr. Gore said “It is time to make peace with the planet. We, the human species, are confronting a planetary emergency … a threat to the survival of our civilization that is gathering ominous and destructive potential even as we gather here.”
“While India is also growing fast in importance, it should be absolutely clear that it is the two largest CO2 emitters … and most of all, my own country — that will need to make the boldest moves, or stand accountable before history for their failure to act,” Gore added.