"We have proposed Greta Thunberg because if we do nothing to halt climate change it will be the cause of wars, conflict and refugees", said Norwegian Socialist MP Freddy André Øvstegård.
"Greta Thunberg has launched a mass movement in which I see, perhaps, the main contribution to peace".
The 16-year-old Swede was nominated for the humanitarian award by three Norwegian politicians, who believe her work to engage young people and policy-makers alike on the dangers of climate change constitutes a real push for global peace.
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Thousands of students and pupils from Tauranga and the wider Bay of Plenty will join rolling strikes from Invercargill in the south to Russell in the north throughout the day to urge elected leaders to take immediate action against climate change.
After the news of her nomination broke, Thunberg took to Twitter to say she was "honoured and very grateful for this nomination".
The school strikes were inspired by the Fridays For The Future movement started by Ms Thunberg under the hashtag #FridaysForFuture.
She has even provided a template letter on the Facebook event page, Global Climate Strike, for those hoping to attend the protest to give to their schools.
"I just thought that nothing is happening and no one is doing anything to fight climate change", she told CBSN. The names of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates will be announced that month. Any person who meets the nomination criteria is considered.
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The Blancos have endured a hard campaign as a result, with Zidane becoming the third man to fill their managerial hot-seat. The 21-year-old has impressed for Porto , since arriving in a €4m (£3.5m) deal from Sao Paulo last summer.
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Inside the school, police officials found a handgun and bottles that appeared to be Molotov cocktails, known as bottle bombs. Joao Doria, speaking a few blocks from the public school in Suzano, a suburb of Sao Paulo , Brazil's largest city.
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"We're aware that some people are now having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps", the spokesperson said. Facebook is experiencing the worst outage in its history, with essential services left unusable for global users.