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Do you think the conferment of a Nobel peace prize on certain individuals and organisations, strengthen the voices of peace and human rights globally and in India? State your opinion.

Topic: Effects of globalization on Indian society.

1. Do you think the conferment of a Nobel peace prize on certain individuals and organisations, strengthen the voices of peace and human rights globally and in India? State your opinion. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Tough

Reference: The Hindu

Why the question:

By choosing a Belarusian human rights campaigner and two civil liberty-focused organisations from Ukraine and Russia for this year’s Nobel Prize for Peace, the Norwegian Committee has once again offered its redoubtable support for voices that are critical of the authoritarianism and militarism of Moscow and its allies.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the how conferment if Nobel prize can strengthen voices of human rights and limitations associated with it.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by giving context.

Body:

First, write about the significance of the conferment of a Nobel peace prize on certain individuals and organisations – creating awareness, recognising dissent, inspiring others etc.

Next, write about the limitations of the above – lack of support at ground level, politicised awards, authoritarian regimes etc.

Conclusion:

Conclude by giving a balanced opinion