These are the dates for the 2021 Rafto Prize Events. We are live-streaming all our events related to this year's Rafto Prize. You can watch them on our website and on Facebook.
The Rafto Prize Announcement (online )
Thursday 23 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 2021! The live-stream starts at 09:30, and will include interviews and commentaries by experts and Rafto staff.
The Rafto Conference (online)
Saturday 13 November at 11:00-14:00
Join our online conference with keynote speech by Rafto Laureate 2021. 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 (online)
Sunday 14 November at 18:00-19:15
Live broadcasted from Den Nationale Scene, Bergen, we are celebrating this year’s Rafto Laureate with an award ceremony and a concert.
Free of charge. Artists and perfomances TBA
Torchlight procession, Den Nationale Scene in Bergen.
Sunday 14 November at 19:30
After the Award Ceremony there will be a torchlight procession, that will start outside of Den Nationale Scene, Bergen.
Physical attendance only.
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The Rafto Prize
Each year we award the Rafto Prize to human rights defenders worldwide.Learn more about the Rafto Prize