Speeches

November 07, 2013
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of fo...
November 06, 2013
Who is Malala?” When a member of the Taliban uttered those words on a school bus in Pakistan 13 ...
September 26, 2013
Thank you, Secretary Kissinger, for your kind words... The last time I saw Secretary Kissinger, he w...
September 25, 2013
Thank you, Geeta. I’m humbled to be standing beside so many global education champions and leader...
September 25, 2013
She recently turned 16. She speaks in gentle tones. She is humble. She is modest. And she is a littl...
September 23, 2013
Thank you... The social reformer, Frederick Douglass, once said, “It is easier to build strong ch...
May 26, 2013
Thank you, John. And so to summarise where we are in the Arab world… Millions of people need mil...
January 15, 2013
As it is an honor to be here with you today, so is it a pleasure to be part of a conference that foc...
May 22, 2012
Thank you, Angel, both for that kind introduction and for your dedicated leadership of the OECD. Go...
December 12, 2011
Thank you. It is a pleasure to join you all for this important meeting where expectations are high… ...
November 29, 2011
Thank you. And thank you to the Korean Educational Development Institute, the Ministry of Education,...
October 23, 2011
Law Breakers Thank you, John. This morning I want us to start thinking about breaking some law...
April 13, 2011
Thank you, Alex, for those kind words… And thank you all for coming together today… whether here ...
November 11, 2010
Thank you, Mike, and everyone at the Tech Museum, Applied Materials, and the University of Santa Cla...
September 23, 2010
Thank you, Derrick. I once read that to achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan…and n...
September 21, 2010
Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen… Thank you for inviting me to this important meeting to help u...
September 20, 2010
Thank you Owain... 400 million live viewers; 220,000 visitors; 145 goals scored; 64 matc...