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Nobel Technology Profile

"Waging Peace, Fighting Disease, Building Hope"

For more than a century the Nobel Prizes have rewarded the best in innovation that benefits humankind. To perpetuate the cause, the Nobel Foundation has partnered with Cisco Systems to use the Internet to educate the world about the achievements of Nobel Laureates. Several programs have been created to showcase these events.

Nobel Cisco Internet Initiative
Find out how the Nobel Foundation and the Norwegian Nobel Institute are using Cisco technology and network expertise by viewing our case studies.

Global Media Initiative
Documentaries, including a glimpse into the life of 2003 Peace Laureate and human rights activist Shirin Ebadi, a series of 60-second PSAs, and other insightful Nobel Prize Series programs offering an in-depth look at the Nobel Laureates, broadcast worldwide to more than 1 billion households.

Nobel Peace Concert
The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize is celebrated each December at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway. In December 2004, top international artists united in Oslo to honor the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Wangari Maathai. The Nobel Peace Prize Concert 2004, hosted by Oprah Winfrey and Tom Cruise, featured amazing performers, clips of Wangari Maathai, the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, greetings from world figures and past Nobel Laureates in an overall celebration of peace..