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According to the Nobel Foundation statutes, the Nobel Laureates are required "to give a lecture on a subject connected with the work for which the prize has been awarded". The lecture should be given before, or no later than six months after, the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony, which takes place in Stockholm or, in the case of the Nobel Peace Prize, in Oslo on 10 December. Click on the names of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates below to see their Nobel Lectures.

 

Video Lectures and Acceptance Speeches from Nobel Peace Prize Laureates

2013

Working Together for a World Free of Chemical Weapons, and Beyond
Nobel Lecture by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), delivered by Ahmet Üzümcü

2012

From War to Peace: A European Tale
Nobel Lecture by Presidents Herman Van Rompuy, José Manuel Barroso and Martin Schulz for the European Union (EU)

2011

A Voice for Freedom!
Nobel Lecture by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Nobel Lecture by Leymah Gbowee

In the name of God the Compassionate the Merciful
Nobel Lecture by Tawakkol Karman

2009

A Just and Lasting Peace
Nobel Lecture by Barack H. Obama

2008

Nobel Lecture by Martti Ahtisaari

2007

Nobel Lecture by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Nobel Lecture by Al Gore

2006

Nobel Lecture by Muhammad Yunus

2005

Nobel Lecture by Mohamed ElBaradei

2004

Nobel Lecture by Wangari Maathai

2003

In the name of the God of Creation and Wisdom
Nobel Lecture by Shirin Ebadi (a summary)

1993

Nobel Lecture by Nelson Mandela

Nobel Lecture by F.W. de Klerk

1991

Nobel Lecture by Aung San Suu Kyi (delivered in 2012)

1989

Acceptance Speech by the 14th Dalai Lama

1986

Acceptance Speech by Elie Wiesel

1984

Acceptance Speech by Desmond Tutu

1979

Acceptance Speech by Mother Teresa

1964

Acceptance Speech by Martin Luther King Jr.

 

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