AFSC has nominated Dr. Hawa Abdi of Somalia for the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize for her decades of humanitarian service and peace building work with thousands of Somalis fleeing civil war and, most recently, famine induced by the recent drought, the worst in 60 years.
The Nihon Hidankyo, the Japanese nationwide organization of Hibakusha - survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings and Bikini H-bomb test - have been nominated for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a Quaker peace and justice organization.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
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AFSC has office around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.