George Clooney and Don Cheadle Honored by Nobel Peace Prize Laureates for Darfur Deeds


George Clooney and Don Cheadle Honored by Nobel Peace Prize Laureates for Darfur Deeds


George Clooney and Don Cheadle have been selected to receive the 2007 Peace Summit Award for their Darfur deeds on December 13th later this year.

George Clooney is reaping all the good predicates an actor like him deserves. Has just been picked as one of Entertainment Weekly's Top 25 Entertainers of 2007, named among the Valedictorians, the actor is nabbing another honor yet again, this time on for his good deeds in bringing peace to Africa's war-torn Darfur region.

He and fellow actor Don Cheadle are about to be presented with the 2007 Peace Summit Award by the 8th World Summit of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates at its annual meeting held in Rome on December 13th. Former Russian president and Nobel laureate Mikhail Gorbachev, whose foundation cohosts the annual event, will present the award along with Walter Veltroni, the mayor of Rome.

In an announcement Monday November 26th, the World Summit said Clooney and Cheadle are being honored for promoting peace in Darfur and "for their commitment to saving human lives and alleviating the suffering of civilian victims of the conflict."

Clooney and Cheadle, both are co-stars in the 2001 movie "Ocean's Eleven," have over the past two years traveled to the African nation to bring attention to the plight of war refugees there, spoken to government leaders about the ongoing ethnic and tribal conflict in the region and appeared in the 2007 documentary "Darfur Now."

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