Nobel Peace Prize Winners: 1985–2009
2009 — Barack Obama (USA) for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and co-operation between peoples.
2008 — Martti Ahtisaari (Finland) for his important efforts, on several continents and over more than three decades, to resolve international conflicts.
2007 — the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and Al Gore for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change.
2006 — Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank of Bangladesh for their efforts to create economic and social development from below.