In the explanatory memorandum to the tv-the price is called 16-year-old Thunberg as an ”icon for a new youth and the protest movement”. She shows that ”a single voice can be heard and can make a difference”, says the jury.
the high-profile Thunberg, including the German environmentalists. ”I want to dedicate the prize to those who protect Hambachskogen and to the environmentalists who are fighting to let the fossil fuels be left in the ground everywhere,” she said, among other things.
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On Saturday, she was named also ”the Swedish woman”, by Swea International, the association for Swedish and Swedish speaking women who live or have lived abroad. Thunberg commitment ”has inspired young people around the world to influence public opinion in their respective countries,” notes Swea.
in the past, among other things, been named woman of the Year 2018 of both Expressen and Aftonbladet, and the Time placed her in the group of the world's ”most influential teens”. On vadlagningsfirmor she has by far the lowest odds to get the 2019 nobel Prize in peace.
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