Friday, October 12, 2012

EU Wins Nobel Peace Prize

The 2012 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the European Union (EU) "for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe".

The EU is an exciting and controversial selection for the Peace Prize. For a thoughtful explanation of the decision, go to the Nobel Prize site here.  (And think about using this text as a very up-to-date primary source to analyze.)

Explore the EU site, EUROPA, for background, history, latest news, and some very addictive games to expand your knowledge of the newest Laureate. Make the most of the moment and learn how to teach the EU, and use EUROPA in your classroom.

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