About few hours ago the organizer of Nobel Peace Prize 2013, announced the winner for this year, The prize was awarded to Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) . The organisation received their award and grand prize of $1.25 million. Their are few others contenders for this year nominees such as 14 years Pakistan social activist Malala Yousafzai , Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege , who treated women gang-raped and tortured during the civil war, Claudia Paz y Paz, she first attorney in the Latin American and she one of notable influential people in prosecution of organised crime and has campaigned against political corruption and Lyudmila Alexeyeva, oldest human right activist in Russia.
The OPCW is charged with overseeing the destruction of Syria’s arsenal of chemical weapons, following the atrocity – widely blamed on the regime of Bashar al-Assad – committed in Damascus on 21 August this year.
Experts from the Hague-based global watchdog are leading the programme which will see Syria’s chemical weapons production facilities demolished by 1 November, with a view to safely destroying Assad’s complete stockpile by the middle of 2014.
The Norwegian Nobel committee hailed the global chemical watchdog for creating “the chance to eliminate a whole category of deadly weapons”.