The Committee consists of activists, academics, professionals working in the public and private sector and a student representative. The Committee Members work without remuneration, and constitute an independent and self-recruiting body within the framework of the Rafto Foundation.
The duties of the committee are to evaluate and nominate candidates for the Rafto Prize, and present these for the Board of Directors.
Lise Rakner - Chair
Professor, Department of Comparative Politics at University of Bergen and senior researcher, Christian Michelsen Institute (CMI).
Phone: +47 95 70 50 76
Head of Department, Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU)
Line Alice Ytrehus
Professor, Department of intercultural studies, NLA University College
Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge
Associate Professor, Department of Accounting, Auditing, and Law, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
Kristine Husøy Onarheim
PhD candidate, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen
Senior Researcher, Coordinator: Rights and Legal Institutions, Chr. Michelsens Institute (CMI)
Dag Erik Berg
Oda Johnsen Longvanes
Leader of the Rafto student group 2017
Liv Unni Stuhaug - Secretary
Project Coordinator Rafto Prize
Phone: + 47 48 15 33 09