Chatham House is pleased to announce the nominees for the Chatham House Prize 2016: Laurent Fabius & Christiana Figueres; Attahiru Muhammadu Jega; and John Kerry & Mohammad Javad Zarif.
(1) Laurent Fabius and Christiana Figueres
Laurent Fabius and Christiana Figueres are nominated for their pivotal role in delivering a global climate agreement at the COP 21 meeting in Paris in December 2015.
(2) Attahiru Muhammadu Jega
Professor Attahiru Muhammadu Jega is nominated for his professionalism, determination and integrity as chairman of Nigeria’s electoral commission, which, in 2015, ensured the conduct of Nigeria’s most credible election since the country’s return to civilian rule in 1999.
(3) John Kerry and Mohammad Javad Zarif
John Kerry and Mohammad Javad Zarif are nominated for their crucial roles, throughout 2015, in successfully negotiating the historic nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1.