Video of Nobel Peace Prize lectures and acceptance speeches

The Nobel Laureates are required “to give a lecture on a subject connected with the work for which the prize has been awarded”, according to the Nobel Foundation statutes. 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.

Videos of Nobel Peace Prize lectures and acceptance speeches

2021

Nobel Prize lecture by Maria Ressa

“Antidote against tyranny”
Nobel Prize lecture by Dmitry Muratov

2020

Nobel Prize lecture by David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP)

2019

Forging A Durable Peace in the Horn of Africa
Nobel Prize lecture by Abiy Ahmed Ali

2018

Nobel Prize lecture by Denis Mukwege
Nobel Prize lecture by Nadia Murad

2017

Nobel Prize lecture by ICAN, delivered by Beatrice Fihn and Setsuko Thurlow

2016

Peace in Colombia: From the Impossible to the Possible
Nobel Prize lecture by Juan Manuel Santos

2015

Nobel Prize lecture by the National Dialogue Quartet

2014

Let Us Globalise Compassion, and Set Our Children Free
Nobel Prize lecture by Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel Prize lecture by Malala Yousafzai

2013

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

2012

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

2011

A Voice for Freedom!
Nobel Prize lecture by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Nobel Prize lecture by Leymah Gbowee

In the name of God the Compassionate the Merciful
Nobel Prize lecture by Tawakkol Karman

2009

A Just and Lasting Peace
Nobel Prize lecture by Barack H. Obama

2008

Nobel Prize lecture by Martti Ahtisaari

2007

Nobel Prize lecture by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Nobel Prize lecture by Al Gore

2006

Nobel Prize lecture by Muhammad Yunus

2005

Nobel Prize lecture by Mohamed ElBaradei

2004

Nobel Prize lecture by Wangari Maathai

2003

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

1993

Nobel Prize lecture by Nelson Mandela

Nobel Prize lecture by F.W. de Klerk

1991

Nobel Prize 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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