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

About the award

The University of Oslo Human Rights Award is given in recognition of great personal effort and active involvement towards furthering human rights. The winner is awarded EUR 10.000.

See overview of prize winners back to the first winner in 1986 – Elie Wiesel.

Nomination of candidates

The University of Oslo invites organizations, associations and individuals to nominate candidates (individuals or organizations) for the 2022 University of Oslo Human Rights award, Lisl and Leo Eitinger fund.

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.

The Prize Committee

The prize is awarded by the University Board at The University of Oslo after recommendation by a prize committee.