Anniversary of Nobel Peace Prize
December 10, 2021 15:14
On 10 December 1998, the 50th Anniversary the Universal declaration of Human Rights, John Hume was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, together with David Trimble.
In his acceptance speech he said: “I want to see an Ireland of partnership where we wage war on want and poverty, where we reach out to the marginalised and dispossessed, where we build together a future that can be as great as our dream…'
The full speech can be read on: https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/peace/1998/hume/biographical/