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

Published June 18, 2019 2:24 PM - Last modified Apr. 15, 2020 11:21 PM