The Rafto Prize gives honor to human rights defenders who deserve the world's attention, and each year we invite you to join the celebration of the Rafto Laureate in Bergen and online. These are the dates for the Rafto Prize events autumn 2022:
The Rafto Prize Announcement (online)
Thursday 22 September at 10:00 AM (CEST)
Watch the press conference where the Head of the Rafto Prize Commitee announces the recipient of the Rafto Prize 2022! The live-stream starts at 09:45, and will include interviews and commentaries by experts and Rafto staff.
The Rafto Conference (in-person and online)
Saturday 12 November at 11:00-14:00
Join our conference either in-person or online, with keynote speech by Rafto Laureate 2022. The conference will shed light on and discuss human rights challenges related to this year's Rafto Prize. Free of charge and open for everyone to attend.
Speakers and program TBA
The Award Ceremony
Sunday 13 November at 18:00-19:15 at The National Stage in Bergen
We are honoring and celebrating this year’s Rafto Laureate with an award ceremony and a concert. Tickets will be on sale in September/October.
Torchlight procession, from Den National Stage in Bergen.
Sunday 13 November at 19:30
After the Award Ceremony there will be a torchlight procession, that will start outside of Den Nationale Scene, Bergen. Appeal by the student leaders right after the procession ends.
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The Rafto Prize
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