Nobel Peace Prize Day, 10 December

The IAEA and its Director General will be honoured with the ultimate peace prize today, at a the Nobel Prize ceremony at the Oslo City Hall, Norway. Dr ElBaradei will give a lecture during the ceremony starting at 1pm GMT today. His speech will be posted on after it is delivered. He shares the prize with the IAEA, for their work in trying to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. The prestigious award is handed out every year on December 10, the anniversary of death of Alfred Nobel in 1896. The first awards ceremony took place in 1901.