Chatham House is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2016 Chatham House Prize.

The nominees are:

  • Laurent Fabius & Christiana Figueres: nominated for their pivotal role in delivering a global climate agreement at the COP 21 meeting in Paris in December 2015.
  • Attahiru Muhammadu Jega: 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.
  • John Kerry & Mohammad Javad Zarif: nominated for their crucial roles, throughout 2015, in successfully negotiating the historic nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1.

The Chatham House Prize is awarded to the person, persons or organization deemed to have made the most significant contribution to the improvement of international relations in the previous year.

The winner will be announced later this year and an award ceremony will take place in the autumn.

More about the 2016 nominees

More about the Prize and previous winners