Video Lectures and Acceptance Speeches from Nobel Peace Prize Laureates

Collage: Muhammad Yunus, Wangari Maathai and Al Gore

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 Nobel Lectures in:
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Video Nobel Peace Prize Lectures


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


Nobel Lecture by the National Dialogue Quartet


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

Nobel Lecture by Malala Yousafzai


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


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)


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


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


Nobel Lecture by Martti Ahtisaari


Nobel Lecture by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Nobel Lecture by Al Gore


Nobel Lecture by Muhammad Yunus


Nobel Lecture by Mohamed ElBaradei


Nobel Lecture by Wangari Maathai


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


Nobel Lecture by Nelson Mandela

Nobel Lecture by F.W. de Klerk


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


Acceptance Speech by the 14th Dalai Lama


Acceptance Speech by Elie Wiesel


Acceptance Speech by Desmond Tutu


Acceptance Speech by Mother Teresa


Acceptance Speech by Martin Luther King Jr.

Links to more lectures with Nobel Laureates:
Lectures with Nobel Laureates in Physics
Lectures with Nobel Laureates in Chemistry
Lectures with Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine
Lectures with Nobel Laureates in Literature
Lectures with Nobel Peace Prize Laureates
Lectures with Laureates in Economic Sciences