Acceptance Speech

Acceptance Speech

Transcript of Mother Teresa’s Acceptance Speech, held on 10 December 1979 in the Aula of the University of Oslo, Norway. Let us all together thank God for this beautiful occasion where we can all together proclaim the joy of spreading peace, the joy of loving one another and the joy acknowledging that the poorest of…

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Acceptance Speech

English As the Laureate was unable to be present on the occasion of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, December 10, 1990, the acceptance was read by Mr Andrej Kovaljov, First Deputy Foreign Minister of the Soviet Union. (Translation) Your Majesty, Esteemed Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Ladies and gentlemen, I…

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Acceptance Speech

Acceptance by Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, on the occasion of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, December 10, 1988 (Translation) Your Majesty, Your Royal Highnesses, Mr Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen, I should like to thank you, Mr Chairman, and the other members of the Norwegian , for the award which I have…

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Acceptance Speech

As the Laureate was unable to be present on the occasion of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, December 10, 1983, the acceptance was read by Mrs Danuta Walesa (Translation) Your Majesty, Honourable Representatives of the Norwegian people, You are aware of the reasons why I could not come to your Capital…

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Acceptance Speech

Alva Myrdal’s Acceptance Speech, on the occasion of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, December 10, 1982 Your Majesty, Your Royal Highnesses, Mr. Chairman, I wish to assure you that the brevity of my speech is in no way a measure of the depth of my gratitude. I would like to express…

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Acceptance Speech

Alfonso García Robles’s Acceptance Speech, on the occasion of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, December 10, 1982 Your Majesty, Your Royal Highnesses, Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is indeed a special privilege to have been distinguished with the Nobel Peace Prize for 1982. Such a high honor carries for me…

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Acceptance Speech

As the Laureate was unable to be present on the occasion of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, December 10, 1973, the acceptance was read by Thomas R. Byrne, Ambassador of the United States to Norway The Nobel Peace Prize is as much an award to a purpose as to a person.…

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Acceptance Speech

German Willy Brandt’s Acceptance Speech, on the occasion of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, December 10, 1971 (in German) Die hohe Ehre der Preisverleihung kann gewiss nur als eine Ermutigung meines politischen Strebens verstanden werden, nicht als ein abschliessendes Urteil. Ich nehme diese Auszeichnung an im Gefühl der Verbundenheit mit allen,…

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