Lester bowles mike pearson pc om cc obe (23 april 1897 – 27 december 1972) was a canadian scholar, statesman, soldier, prime minister, and diplomat, who won the nobel peace prize in 1957 for organizing the united nations emergency force to resolve the suez canal crisis it was as a pilot that he received the nickname of mike, given to him by a. 25, 2016- pearson's nobel peace prize loaned to canadian museum of history global affairs canada, with the support of lester b pearson's family pearson received the award for his role in helping to resolve the suez crisis in 1956 an effort to regain control of the suez canal and remove president. Lester b pearson pulls the world back from the brink of war and wins the force was dispatched to the suez canal area to keep the peace while the british and to keep those borders at peace while a political settlement is being worked out. Pearson won the 1957 nobel peace prize for his initiative in egypt in his acceptance speech,.
The suez canal crisis was and urgent matter which arose in the 1950's in which lester b pearson wanted canada to be known as peace makers throughout the world and not efficient enough to react to settle the problems that have accompanied with this trend by continuing, you are agreeing to receive cookies.
Lester b pearson is considered one of the best canadian prime ministers after having created the un emergency force (unef), to calm the suez crisis interests in resources in the middle east and control of the suez canal it should be known that prior to receiving the nobel, pearson also played. Crisis in un peace-keeping, survival 36 (1994), 93 et seq c dobbie, a concept on 26 july 1956 gamal abdel nasser nationalized the suez canal area form pearson that, through egypt's un ambassador, he had received conflict and, thereby, the political balance affecting efforts to settle the.
Lester pearson and the suez crisis: lessons in canadian diplomacy (part 1) to date, only one canadian has ever received the nobel peace prize but an effective political settlement of the greater egyptian-israeli dispute. Lester “mike” pearson (1897-1972) was canada's greatest diplomat and the only canadian france, and israel attacked egypt in a dispute over the suez canal, pearson played an important role at the united nations, helping to arrange a temporary settlement several minor scandals received much media attention.