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The University of Oslo's Human Rights Award – Lisl and Leo Eitinger's Fund

The prize is awarded in recognition of personal effort and active involvement in human rights.

The prize is at 10.000 EUR and a lithography by Frans Widerberg.

The Selection Committee

The prize is awarded by the University of Oslo after nomination by a committee appointed by the University.

Lisl and Leo Eitinger's Fund

Leo Eitinger was Norwegian-Jewish humanist, doctor and professor of psychiatry at the University of Oslo. Together with his wife, he founded Lisl and Leo Eitinger's fund in 1984. The prize was first awarded in 1986, to Elie Wiesel.



Norwegian Centre for Human Rights

Christian Boe Astrup
Tel. +47 22 84 20 52

The Award Ceremony

Public Relations and Event Office

Gry Kolbjørnsen
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