I am in the process of preparing a formal nomination of our most creative Dutch colleague, Luud Schimmelpennink, for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, in recognition of his outstanding and unique on-the-street contributions over the last half century, showing the way to sustainable transport, sustainable cities and sustainable lives. You will find a series of articles and testimonials in support of this goal here at https://worldstreets.wordpress.com/tag/thanks-luud/, with more shortly on the way.
Our immediate need is to have the support of several more official nominators for the Prize, the exact conditions of which are spelled out here. You can reach me at: E. firstname.lastname@example.org. S. newmobility T. +336 5088 0787
Our planet and our children’s future will be saved by people like this eighty-year old Dutch engineer — who just sit down, figure it out, and year after year and do it. Solving problems and showing the world.
Editor, World Streets
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Norwegian Nobel Committee Process of Nomination and Selection
The Norwegian Nobel Committee is responsible for selecting the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates. A nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize may be submitted by any persons who are qualified to nominate.
According to the statutes of the Nobel Foundation, a nomination is considered valid if it is submitted by a person who falls within one of the following categories:
|•||Members of national assemblies and national governments (cabinet members/ministers) of sovereign states as well as current heads of states|
|•||Members of The International Court of Justice in The Hague and The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague|
|•||Members of Institut de Droit International|
|•||University professors, professors emeriti and associate professors of history, social sciences, law, philosophy, theology, and religion; university rectors and university directors (or their equivalents); directors of peace research institutes and foreign policy institutes|
|•||Persons who have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize|
|•||Members of the main board of directors or its equivalent for organizations that have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize|
|•||Current and former members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (proposals by current members of the Committee to be submitted no later than at the first meeting of the Committee after 1 February)|
|•||Former advisers to the Norwegian Nobel Committee|
Unless otherwise stated the term members shall be understood as current (sitting) members.
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More references on campaign:
* World Streets: The Politics of Transport in Cities https://goo.gl/42JSQ6
* Facebook: https://goo.gl/Wvc5BG
* Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThanksLudd
* LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8598247
* Direct mail for campaign: ThanksLuud@ecoplan.org
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Bio: Trained as a development economist, Eric Britton is a public entrepreneur specializing in the field of sustainability and social justice. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), he is also MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets, his latest work focuses on the subject of equity, economy and efficiency in city transport and public space, and helping governments to ask the right questions and in the process, find practical solutions to urgent climate, mobility, life quality and job creation issues. Currently working on an open collaborative project, “BETTER CHOICES: Bringing Sustainable Transportation to Smaller Asian Cities” . More at: http://wp.me/PsKUY-2p7 * This article is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 licence.