2020

Upcoming

The University square decorated for Oslo Peace Days 2019
Time and place: Dec. 7, 2020 3:00 PM, Online

This year's winner of the University of Oslo Human Rights Award will be announced on 7th of December, 2020!

Time and place: Dec. 8, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Online event

The PRIO Annual Peace Address 2020 will be given by Hajer Sharief and Ilwad Elman, with comments from Mani Hussaini.

Time and place: Dec. 8, 2020 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Digital via Zoom

This event will focus on pertinent global challenges, including human rights accountability, countering climate change, managing migration, and dealing with organisational challenges of the United Nations (UN).

The Swedish-Norwegian border: bridge over Svinesund
Time and place: Dec. 8, 2020 4:30 PM5:45 PM, Online event

Covid-19 and challenges to multilateralism, peace, and democracy.

Time and place: Dec. 8, 2020 5:00 PM6:30 PM, Digitalt

To break statues, repress rituals and erase memories are powerful weapons in war and political power struggles.  We recognize this phenomenon from the Roman custom of condemnation of elites and emperors after their deaths, and find this again in our own time. 

Time and place: Dec. 9, 2020 3:30 PM4:30 PM, Online via Zoom

This webinar will focus on the enduring challenges of global poverty and its relationship to human rights, including the collective experience of former United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty, Philip Alston, politicians, activists and academics. 

A woman carrying a box with a WFP logo
Time and place: Dec. 10, 2020 1:00 PM, Online

A ceremonial presentation of  this year's Nobel Peace Prize to the United Nations World Food Programme.

 

Time and place: Dec. 10, 2020 3:00 PMDec. 1, 2021 6:00 PM, Online

In cooperation with Norwegian Broadcasting Corportation (NRK), the Nobel Peace Center has made a digital version of the Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition 2020. One of Africa’s most acclaimed photo artists, Aida Muluneh, has made a photo essay on food and war on commission from the Nobel Peace Center.

Time and place: Dec. 10, 2020 6:00 PM7:00 PM, Center of Oslo and online

The traditional torch light parade to celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize laureate will be arranged in a corona friendly version: a limited number of people will create a candle light chain in central Oslo. Digital participation is also possible.

A woman next to boxes with the WFP logo
Time and place: Dec. 11, 2020 9:00 AM10:00 AM, Online

A talk with David Beasley, Executive Director of Nobel Peace Prize laureate World Food Programme.

Edvard Munch's artwork The Sun is the centerpiece in the University Aula
Time and place: Dec. 11, 2020 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Online event

Transnationalism and Global Governance in the Wake of the Corona Pandemic