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Nobel Lecture

Yitzhak Rabin delivering his Nobel Prize lecture. © Knudsens fotosenter/Dextra Photo, Norsk Teknisk Museum. Your Majesty the King, Your Royal Highness, Esteemed Members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Honorable Prime Minister, Madame Gro Harlem Brundtland, Ministers, Members of the Parliament and Ambassadors, Fellow Laureates, Distinguished Guests, Friends, Ladies and Gentlemen, At an age when most…

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Biographical

Yitzhak Rabin was born in Jerusalem in 1922; he studied at the Kadoorie Agricultural College where he graduated with distinction. His military career began in 1940 when he joined the “Palmach”, the elite unit of the Haganah. During the War of Independence (1948-1949), he commanded the Harel Brigade, deployed on the Jerusalem front. For the…

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Nobel Lecture

“Peace in Colombia: From the Impossible to the Possible” English Nobel Lecture by Juan Manuel Santos, Oslo, 10 December 2016. Your Majesties; Your Royal Highnesses; distinguished members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee; dear fellow citizens of Colombia; citizens of the world; ladies and gentlemen, Six years ago, it was hard for we…

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Nobel Lecture

Norwegian Nobelforedrag av Juan Manuel Santos, Oslo, 10. desember, 2016. “Freden i Colombia: Fra det umulige til det mulige” Deres majesteter, deres kongelige høyheter, ærede medlemmer av Den norske Nobelkomite, kjære borgere av Colombia, verdens borgere, mine damer og herrer: For bare seks år siden våget vi colombianere ikke å forestille oss slutten på en…

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Spanish Discurso de aceptación de Juan Manuel Santos, Oslo, diciembre 10 de 2016 “La paz en Colombia: De lo imposible a lo posible” Sus Majestades; Sus Altezas Reales; distinguidos miembros del Comité Noruego del Nobel; queridos ciudadanos de Colombia; ciudadanos del mundo; señoras y señores: Hace tan solo seis años los colombianos no nos atrevíamos…

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Yasser Arafat delivering his Nobel Prize lecture. © Knudsens fotosenter/Dextra Photo, Norsk Teknisk Museum. Translation from the Arabic text by D. Karara Your Majesty King Harald, Your Majesty Queen Sonja, Professor Sejersted – Chairman of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, A quote from the Holy Koran, “Then if they should…

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Nobel Lecture

Shimon Peres delivering his Nobel Prize lecture. © Knudsens fotosenter/Dextra Photo, Norsk Teknisk Museum. Your Majesties, Members of the Nobel Committee, Prime Minister Brundtland, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, Chairman Arafat, Members of the Norwegian Government, Distinguished Guests, I thank the Nobel Prize Committee for its decision to name me among the laureates of the Peace…

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