The Rafto Conference 2023

11 November, University Aula, Bergen.

Welcome to the Rafto Conference 11 November in the University Aula in Bergen and online. The annual Rafto Conference will shed light on and discuss human rights challenges related to this year's Rafto Prize for Human Rights. Keynote speech will be held by the Rafto Laureate 2023.


- Keynote speech by Khaled Quzmar, general director of Defense for Children International – Palestine

- Michael Lynk: professor, former special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territories occupied since 1967

- Alex Kamarotos, Executive Director of Defence for Children International’s International Secreatriat

- Ayed Abueqtaish, Accountability Program Director at Defense for Children International Palestine

- Nora Ingdal, International Programs Director at Save the Children

- Benoit Von Kiersbilck, Director of Defense for Children International – Belgium


Erik Søfteland
Sunniva Lien Olsen

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