Survivors re-experience their stories

News   •   Dec 10, 2017 10:15 CET

A woman found her own story in the exhibition, and a man found a photograph that he carries in his wallet as a memory of the day his life changed forever. The day when the atomic bomb went off over Hiroshima.


Visual Artist Sim Chi Yin is this year’s Nobel Peace Prize Photographer

Press Releases   •   Dec 06, 2017 13:00 CET

​Sim Chi Yin has travelled to North Korea and the US to photograph nuclear sites as part of the Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition 2017, at the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo. This year’s Nobel Peace Prize exhibition is named “Ban the Bomb” inspired by ICAN’s slogan.


European Debut of photo exhibition GENERATION WEALTH by Lauren Greenfield

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2017 09:22 CET

The Nobel Peace Center proudly announces that it will host the exhibition, GENERATION WEALTH by Lauren Greenfield, created by the internationally renowned American photographer and filmmaker. This will be the first showing of the photo exhibition in Europe, which was originally produced by and debuted at the prestigious Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles.


The Peace Prize Exhibition is "home"

News   •   Sep 29, 2017 14:35 CEST

One week before the name of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize laureate is announced in Oslo, Norway, the 2016 prize is being celebrated in Bogotá, Colombia. The Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition, Hope over Fear, about President Santos and the Colombian people, opened at the National Museum of Colombia yesterday.


Women’s Rights Advocates from the Middle East gather in Oslo

Press Releases   •   Mar 22, 2018 13:56 CET

On Thursday 22 March at 18:00 Women’s Rights Advocates from Syria, Yemen, Jordan, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Libya will gather at the Nobel Peace Center. Women in Charge: a new perspective on the Middle East through the lens of women’s rights leaders is the first annual event of the newly established Oslo Women’s Rights Initiative. The event is open for the public and media.


Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki through the personal belongings of victims

Press Releases   •   Dec 08, 2017 11:40 CET

As part of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition, Ban the Bomb, the Nobel Peace Center presents five personal artefacts left by victims of the 1945 nuclear bombs, showing for the first time in Northern Europe. These artefacts bear silent witness to the devastating impact of the nuclear bomb on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the lives that were lost and forever changed.


Nobel Peace Center activities for the Nobel days 2017: Press program and accreditation

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2017 14:00 CET

The press accreditation for the official events during the Nobel days in Oslo in December is open. Please note that some of the events require separate accreditation - there is no joint accreditation. Below you will find details on the press events at the Nobel Peace Center in connection with this year's Nobel days:


Atomic weapon victims’ personal belongings shown for the first time in Norway

Press Releases   •   Dec 04, 2017 09:00 CET

This year's peace price exhibition Ban the Bomb is both a tribute to Nobel Peace Prize winner ICAN and a statement on the cruelty of nuclear weapons. At the heart of the exhibition are objects from Hiroshima and Nagasaki; a unique photo series about the current nuclear threat; and a call for action for the public to engage in the work against nuclear weapons.


Talking peace in a war-ridden country

News   •   Oct 20, 2017 14:41 CEST

Schoolchildren in Colombia’s capital Bogotá are talking about what it takes to create peace and safety in their country, after more than fifty years of war. Their teaching material has travelled all the way from the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo.


Walls on the Peace Wall

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2017 08:00 CEST

All over the world, fences and walls are built to separate countries and people. The German photographer Kai Wiedenhöfer’s panoramic photographs of some of these walls, are now on display on the Peace Wall outside the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo.

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About Nobel Peace Center

Nobel Peace Center

The Nobel Peace Center presents the Nobel Peace Prize laureates and their work, in addition to telling the story of Alfred Nobel. It is an arena for debate and reflection around topics such as war, peace and conflict resolution.

The Nobel Peace Center works where politics and culture intersect, and the Center is internationally recognized for its emphasis on documentary photography and interactive technology. Changing exhibitions, engaging digital solutions, films, seminars and events make for a varied and exciting experience.

The Nobel Peace Center is an independent foundation, with the Norwegian Nobel Committee appointing the board. Olav Njølstad is the leader of the board, Liv Tørres is the Executive Director. The Nobel Peace Center is financed by a combination of public and private funds. Main sponsors are Hydro, Telenor Group and ABB.


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