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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

European Debut of photo exhibition GENERATION WEALTH by Lauren Greenfield

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.

Walls on the Peace Wall

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.

Announcement of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

Announcement of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

Press Releases   •   Sep 25, 2017 09:00 CEST

​The Norwegian Nobel Committee will announce who recevies this year's Nobel Peace Prize on Friday 6 October at 11.00.

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Peace Prize Exhibition goes home to Colombia

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2017 10:05 CEST

The 2016 Peace Prize Exhibition, featuring President Juan Manuel Santos and the people of Colombia, will open at the National Museum in Bogotá on 28 September.

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Tawakkol Karman to visit the Nobel Peace Center

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Tawakkol Karman to visit the Nobel Peace Center

Press Releases   •   Sep 19, 2017 08:41 CEST

​Tawakkol Karman, the Yemeni journalist, politician and Nobel Peace Prize laureate of 2011, is visiting the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo this week. Thursday 21 September at 18:00, the public can hear her in conversation with our director Liv Tørres. Friday she will participate at the presentation of the photo book Nobel Heroes by Peter Badge.

New exhibition about borders in Europe opens Friday

New exhibition about borders in Europe opens Friday

Press Releases   •   Sep 12, 2017 13:22 CEST

Shifting Boundaries is an exhibition of photos that explore a changing Europe. Twelve European photographers have been chosen to address the same topic. The exhibition’s opening coincides with the Oslo Kulturnatt event on Friday, 15 September. Rania Mustafa Ali and Anders Hammer, who produced the Norwegian documentary Escape from Syria: Rania’s Odyssey, will host the opening ceremony.

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About the event at the Nobel Peace Center 17 August

Press Releases   •   Aug 18, 2017 13:33 CEST

The Nobel Peace Center has given the following statement concerning an event at the center on 17 August:

Conmemorating Liu Xiaobo at the Nobel Peace Center

Conmemorating Liu Xiaobo at the Nobel Peace Center

Press Releases   •   Jul 13, 2017 17:12 CEST

​Along with people across the world, the Nobel Peace Center mourns the loss of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo. He died on Thursday July 13th in China. In memory of Liu Xiaobo, the Nobel Peace Center has set up a temporary commemorative installation about his life and work.

Painting Oslo's City Hall Square pink

Painting Oslo's City Hall Square pink

Press Releases   •   Jul 03, 2017 15:10 CEST

The “Peace Wall” outside the Nobel Peace Center has become bright pink. A 60 meter long work of pop art is meant to make people stop and think.

Detours, a new exhibition at the Nobel Peace Center

Detours, a new exhibition at the Nobel Peace Center

Press Releases   •   Mar 09, 2017 17:28 CET

The Nobel Peace Center’s new exhibition is about people who are living in forced displacement. Detours highlights a topic that is highly relevant in Norway, in Europe and in the US. Internationally renowned artists and photographers present a different image of refugees, than what we normally see.

Press viewing of the exhibition Detours

Press viewing of the exhibition Detours

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2017 15:14 CET

The Nobel Peace Center's new exhibition, Detours, is about people living in forced displacement. The official opening of the exhibition is on the 14th of March. On Monday, the 13th of March, at 13.00 to 15.00, we invite the media to the press viewing. Some of the photographers, whose work appears in the exhibition, will be present.

Kaci Kullmann Five dies at 65

Kaci Kullmann Five dies at 65

Press Releases   •   Feb 20, 2017 12:52 CET

It is with great grief today, that we receive the news that Kaci Kullmann Five has passed away at the age of 65. She was a political pioneer, an important role model for many women and, for decades, an important figure in Norwegian society. She was also a vastly important person to the Nobel Peace Center, as a supportive board member and a unifying leader of the Norwegian Nobel Commitee.

The Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition 2016: Hope over Fear

The Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition 2016: Hope over Fear

Press Releases   •   Dec 06, 2016 12:15 CET

​This year’s Nobel Peace Prize exhibition is a strong portrait of President Juan Manuel Santos and the Colombian people. On commission for the Nobel Peace Center, Danish star photographer Mads Nissen and journalist Dorrit Saietz traveled around Colombia in the weeks following the announcement of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Press Viewing of the Peace Prize Exhibition 2016

Press Viewing of the Peace Prize Exhibition 2016

Press Releases   •   Dec 02, 2016 12:32 CET

Peace Prize Laureate Juan Manuel Santos will open this year’s Peace Prize Exhibition Sunday 11 December. The press is welcome to a preview of the exhibition on Friday 9 December from 10:00 to 16:00.

Private to press: Accreditation for Nobel Days in Oslo is open

Private to press: Accreditation for Nobel Days in Oslo is open

Press Releases   •   Nov 03, 2016 15:44 CET

Press accreditation for the official events during the Nobel Days in Oslo in December is now open. Please note that all events are subject to separate accreditation. There are three press events at the Nobel Peace Center during the Nobel week. See below for details.