Ashok Malhotra, longtime member of the Society, has been nominated for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, reports the Oneonta Daily Star. According to the paper,
"The International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilization and SUNY Oneonta have confirmed the nomination...According to SUNY Oneonta, he is best known for humanitarian work in establishing five Indo-International Schools in his native country, India. Much of the funding came from the Oneonta-based Ninash Foundation, a nonprofit charitable organization he established in 1996 in honor of his late wife, Nina."
The winner of the Peace Prize will be announced on Friday October 8th at 11.00