Speeches

September 28, 2008
Eight years ago, with an eye to our own future and a belief that this could be the moment humanity w...
September 26, 2008
You can't write your own name or that of your child. You started work, not at 16, 18 or 21, but a...
September 24, 2008
"Good afternoon everyone. It’s a pleasure to be with you all in such a wonderful setting; and thank...
June 07, 2008
"Thank you, Julian, for your kind words, and for all your hard work at the helm of GAVI. And to Alis...
May 20, 2008
"You know, I couldn’t help but notice when I was preparing for this conference: If you Google “Jo...
May 08, 2008
"Over 1000 participants today. Representation of all continents. Membership of more than 1500 compan...
April 12, 2008
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah Taped Message Seeds of Compassion Seattle, USA April 12, 200...
April 06, 2008
Victor Hugo once called Paris “an immense hospitality.” Cole Porter sang that Paris is a “timeless t...
November 29, 2007
"Thank you Minister Genscher for your kind words. I will do my best to live up to the noble spirit o...
November 01, 2007
"I am pleased to be here with fellow board members of the United Nations Foundation as we announce a...
October 25, 2007
I want to thank everyone here tonight for this very special honor. And more importantly, I want ...
October 24, 2007
"Thank you Maria. Before I start, on behalf of the people of Jordan, let me express my heartfelt ...
September 08, 2007
When I was first imagining what I would like to say this morning, I had the idea it would be great t...
June 29, 2007
"Thank you, Bo. Your Royal Highness, Ms. Fr?stad, Ms. Norrfalk, ladies and gentleman… One of...
May 24, 2007
"It is time to throw a lifeline to Iraqi children: those facing the violence in Iraq, and those now ...
May 07, 2007
Being introduced as a peacemaker by George Mitchell is like having Katherine Hepburn hand you an Osc...
May 04, 2007
"Thank you very much Dean Ellwood, Mr. White… Let me begin by saying it is wonderful to be with...
April 03, 2007
"Danke schön, Professor Freimuth, for those kind words…and to all your guests and colleagues here to...