The University of Oslo's Human Rights Award 2019
The winner of the Human Rights Awards for 2019 is Seyran Ates.
Seyran Ates (Photo:Julius Matuschik)
Welcome to the Award Ceremony in Gamle festsal and a Reception in Domus Bibliotheca!
Programme for the Award Ceremony:
- Welcome and opening of Oslo Peace Days by Rector Svein Stølen
- Introduction of the Award Winner by Prorector Gro Bjørnerud Mo
- Speech by Award Winner Seyran Ates
- Eitinger interview - Seyran Ates in conversation with committee member Aud Tønnessen
- Presentation of the Award by Rector Svein Stølen
- Music by Siri Torjesen, Kjell Tore Innervik and Mathea Strømmegjerde
You are also welcome to a reception in Domus Bibliotheca after the ceremony.
About the prize:
- It is awarded annually as a recognition of personal efforts and active involvement in one or more human rights areas, in the widest sense
- The winner receives 10,000 euros and a lithograph by Frans Widerberg.
About last year's prize winner
- About this years prize winner, Seyran Ates, in an article on Uniforum (in Norwegian)
- Press release: The winner of the Human Rights Awards for 2019 is Seyran Ates
- About the University of Oslo's Human Rights Award and past prize winners, on UiO's webpages.