Speeches

January 27, 2019
In the Name of God, the Almighty and Merciful, May the peace, mercy, and blessings of God be with...
December 10, 2018
In the Name of God, the Almighty and Merciful, Your Royal Highnesses, distinguished guests, Ma...
November 05, 2018
Good evening, everyone, and thank you for including me tonight. I am proud to join in celebrating th...
October 04, 2018
It is a pleasure to be in Turkey once more. Our two nations are bound, not only by friendship, but b...
September 26, 2018
Judging by the brilliant crowd, either Emma Watson put a spell on the world in 2014, or HeForShe has...
September 05, 2018
Thank you, Rilly, for that introduction. And thank you, Jack for your leadership, and for hosting th...
May 09, 2018
Thank you, Lucy, for those kind words. And thank you all for coming together today and hosting th...
November 15, 2017
In the Name of God, the Almighty and Merciful, May the peace, mercy, and blessings of God be with...
October 23, 2017
Thank you all for being here. Since August, we have all witnessed the shocking escalation of viol...
October 16, 2017
Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh (May the peace, mercy, and blessings of God be upon yo...
September 21, 2017
Today, we collect data on almost everything. We know that, on average, you touch your cell phone ...
September 20, 2017
Forty years ago this month, we launched something out of this world. Voyager I soared into the he...
September 20, 2017
We live in an era of shrinking trust in government institutions. But every once in a while, a leader...
March 25, 2017
Assalamu Alaikum Wa rahmatullahi Wa barakatuh (May the peace, mercy, and blessings of God be with yo...
March 08, 2017
Thank you… It seems to me that the word "trailblazer” applies to many people in this great hall. ...
December 13, 2016
Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh (May the peace, mercy, and blessings of God be with you)...
December 04, 2016
Thank you so much, Ms. Schadt, for those kind words. We’re told in biology class that our hearts ...
November 29, 2016
I must confess, it’s a bit intimidating to give a speech before a room full of journalists. But s...