Nobel Lectures in Peace 1981-1990

Nobel Lectures in Peace 1981-1990

by Irwin Abrams
     
 

ISBN-10: 9810211805

ISBN-13: 9789810211806

Pub. Date: 03/28/1997

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated

The last decade of the twentieth century is already proving to be as dramatic as any decade before. The chances of global peace seem stronger now than at any time since 1900 and the people and organizations that have contributed most towards this progress are recognized by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The Nobel Peace Prizewinners during the period 1971 – 1980…  See more details below

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The last decade of the twentieth century is already proving to be as dramatic as any decade before. The chances of global peace seem stronger now than at any time since 1900 and the people and organizations that have contributed most towards this progress are recognized by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The Nobel Peace Prizewinners during the period 1971 – 1980 include men, women and organizations whose principles, dedication and diligence continue to shape history.These volumes are collections of the Nobel lectures delivered by the Prizewinners, together with their biographies, portraits and presentation speeches by representatives of the Norwegian Nobel Committee for the period 1971 – 1980. Each Nobel lecture is based on the work that won the laureate his prize. New biographical data of the laureates, since they were awarded the Nobel prize, are also included. These volumes of inspiring lectures by outstanding individuals should be on everyone's bookshelf.Below is a list of the prizewinners during the period 1981 – 1990:Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, A Myrdal, A García Robles, L Walesa, D M Tutu, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, E Wiesel, O Arias Sánchez, The United Nations Peace-Keeping Forces, The 14th Dalai Lama, M S Gorbachev.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789810211806
Publisher:
World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Series:
Nobel Lectures, Including Presentation Speeches and Laureates' Biographies
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
1981 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)3
Presentation by John Sanness7
History of UNHCR17
From Tragedy to Hope19
1982 Alva Myrdal & Alfonso Garcia Robles33
Presentation by Egil Aarvik37
Biography of Alva Myrdal45
Disarmament, Technology and the Growth in Violence47
Biography of Alfonso Garcia Robles57
The Latin American Nuclear-Weapon Free Zone61
1983 Lech Walesa73
Presentation by Egil Aarvik77
Nobel Lecture89
1984 Reverend Desmond Mpilo Tutu99
Presentation by Egil Aarvik103
Nobel Lecture115
1985 International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)125
Presentation by Egil Aarvik131
History of IPPNW137
Acceptance by Yevgeny Chazov138
Tragedy and Triumph of Reason140
Acceptance by Bernard Lown146
A Prescription for Hope148
1986 Elie Wiesel159
Presentation by Egil Aarvik163
Hope, Despair and Memory174
1987 Oscar Arias Sanchez183
Presentation by Egil Aarvik187
Only Peace Can Write the New History196
1988 The United Nations Peacekeeping Forces207
Presentation by Egil Aarvik211
History of the United Nations Peacekeeping Forces217
Acceptance by Javier Perez de Cuellar221
Nobel Lecture223
1989 XIVth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso233
Presentation by Egil Aarvik237
The Informal Lecture250
Nobel Lecture256
1990 Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev267
Presentation by Gidske Anderson271
Nobel Lecture280

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