From War to Peace: A European Tale
On the behalf of the European Union (EU) Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, and José Manuel Durão Barroso, President of the European Commission, delivered the Nobel Lecture on 10 December 2012 at the Oslo City Hall, Norway.
This year 12 new laureates have been awarded for achievements that have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind. Their work and discoveries range from cancer therapy and laser physics to developing proteins that can solve humankind’s chemical problems. The work of the 2018 Nobel Laureates also included combating war crimes, as well as integrating innovation and climate with economic growth. Find out more.