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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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Press release

has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 1994, in alphabetical order, to Yasir Arafat, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin, for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East. For several decades, the conflict between Israel and its neighbour states, and between Israelis and Palestinians, has been among the most irreconcilable and menacing…

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Nobel Lecture

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 youngsters are struggling to unravel the secrets of mathematics and the mysteries of the…

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Incumbent Presidents have quite frequently been recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize. US Presidents and were Laureates while in office, as for instance, were Presidents of the USSR and of South Korea. There have also been current Prime Ministers ( of Israel) and Chancellors ( of the Federal Republic of Germany), but never before has…

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In 2008, Martti Ahtisaari received the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to resolve international conflicts. Find out here about previous Nobel Prizes relevant to his work. The Nobel Peace Prize 2002 Jimmy Carter “for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to…

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Nobel Lecture

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 be inclined to make peace, do thou incline towards it also, and put thy…

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Award ceremony speech

Presentation Speech by Francis Sejersted, Chairman of the Norwegian Your Majesties, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 1994, in alphabetical order, to Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin, for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East. It is a great…

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