The Rafto Prize 2020


Each year we award the Rafto Prize to human rights defenders worldwide. Who will receive the Rafto Prize of 2020? Thursday 24 September 2020 at 10 am CEST the Prize Committee will announce who will receive the Rafto Prize of 2020. Join our livestream to follow the announcement live!

Rafto Prize Events in November:

The Rafto Conference 2020

7 November at 11:00-14:00 CET in the University Aula in Bergen and live-stream on The conference about this year’s Rafto Prize is free of charge and open for everyone to attend. The 2020 Rafto Laureate will be the main speaker at the conference. We will soon announce more information about the program and registration for the conference at

The Award Ceremony

8 November at 18:00-19:15 pm CET at Den Nationale Scene, Bergen. We will celebrate this year’s Rafto Laureate with an award ceremony and concert.

Torchlight procession

8 November at 19:15 pm CET at Den Nationale Scene, Bergen . After the award ceremony there will be a torchlight procession that will start outside of Den Nationale Scene, Bergen.