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Oslo Peace Days, 5 – 12 December 2019

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The City of Oslo, the University of Oslo, the Norwegian Nobel Institute, PRIO, and the Nobel Peace Center invite the city's population to celebrate Oslo Peace Days for a full week in December.

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Time and place: Dec. 10, 2019 11:00 AM12:00 PM, Nobel Peace Center

A show to honor the Nobel Peace Prize laureates, made by and for children.

Three girls reading about the exhibit
Time and place: Dec. 10, 2019 11:00 AM4:00 PM, Frivillighetshuset (7.etg), Kolstadgata 1

What rules create good societies? The Human Rights Academy has posed this question to more than 2,200 single minor asylum seekers since 2008. The exhibition "The New Planet" highlights the youth´s answers and reflections.

Time and place: Dec. 10, 2019 1:00 PM2:30 PM, Oslo City Hall

The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded on December 10, the day of Alfred Nobel’s death, in a formal ceremony at the Oslo City Hall. For invited guests only.

Time and place: Dec. 10, 2019 1:00 PM2:30 PM, Nobel Peace Center, Brynjulf Bulls plass 1

Live transmission of the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony at the Nobel Peace Center.

Time and place: Dec. 10, 2019 5:30 PM7:10 PM, Oppmøte på Jernbanetorget

Welcome to join in on the torchlight parade to celebrate this year's Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Open to all!

Time and place: Dec. 11, 2019 10:00 AM11:30 AM, Gamle festsal, Karl Johans gate 47

Interviewing is a core task in law enforcement and how the police conduct interviews has a profound impact on the outcome and fairness of the subsequent criminal proceedings. This seminar will discuss the applicability of investigative interviewing in counter-terrorism efforts, discuss how it can serve as a remedy against ill-treatment, and illustrate the psychology behind this approach.

On 11 December, the Nobel Institute and University of Oslo invite you to an event to learn about Yemen's plight.
Time and place: Dec. 11, 2019 10:00 AM12:00 PM, University Aula

The Nobel Peace Prize Forum addresses the conflict in Yemen with Tawakkol Karman as keynote speaker on 11 December.

Three girls reading about the exhibit
Time and place: Dec. 11, 2019 11:00 AM4:00 PM, Frivillighetshuset (7.etg), Kolstadgata 1

What rules create good societies? The Human Rights Academy has posed this question to more than 2,200 single minor asylum seekers since 2008. The exhibition "The New Planet" highlights the youth´s answers and reflections.

Time and place: Dec. 12, 2019 12:00 PM1:30 PM, Aud 4, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

Why all the protests in Hong Kong? Join in on this event and learn more about this and similar movements around the world.

Time and place: Dec. 12, 2019 12:00 PMDec. 1, 2020 3:00 PM, Nobel Peace Center

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Time and place: Dec. 9, 2019 4:00 PM5:30 PM, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

In celebration of Oslo Peace Days, the Research Group on Human Rights, Armed Conflict and the the Law of Peace and Security, the Law Faculty and PRIO are proud to host a book launch of the Research Handbook on International Law and Peace  (Edward Elgar 2019).

Time and place: Dec. 9, 2019 3:00 PM5:30 PM, Sverigehuset på Inkognitogata 27

How much of a role can idealism and normative ideas play on an arena such as the UN Security Council? 

Time and place: Dec. 9, 2019 12:00 PM2:00 PM, PRIO, Hausmannsgate 3

Is the world becoming more peaceful? Optimists such as Steven Pinker in his best-selling book The Better Angels of Our Nature say yes. Many researchers are less sure.

Three girls reading about the exhibit
Time and place: Dec. 9, 2019 11:00 AM4:00 PM, Frivillighetshuset (7.etg), Kolstadgata 1

What rules create good societies? The Human Rights Academy has posed this question to more than 2,200 single minor asylum seekers since 2008. The exhibition "The New Planet" highlights the youth´s answers and reflections.

Time and place: Dec. 9, 2019 9:00 AM11:00 AM, PRIO, Hausmanns gate

Welcome to a seminar about Ethiopia’s potential role as a regional peacemaker.

Time and place: Dec. 7, 2019 12:00 PM3:30 PM, Universitetets aula

Come get a guided tour of the University Aula, the venue for the Nobel Peace Price Ceremony from 1947 to 1989. Tours will be at 12:30 and at 2:30 pm, and at 3:00 pm Ensemble 96 will hold a short concert. 

Time and place: Dec. 7, 2019 12:00 PM1:30 PM, Norwegian Nobel Institute in Henrik Ibsens gt. 51

Join us for a city walk in the historic traces of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Time and place: Dec. 6, 2019 1:30 PM3:00 PM, PRIO, Hausmannsgate 3

Launching the Women, Peace and Security Index 2019/2020.

Time and place: Dec. 6, 2019 9:00 AM12:00 PM, Gamle festsal

Welcome to a seminar in honor of the University of Oslo's Human Rights Award winner Seyran Ates. The seminar will address topics such as human rights, freedom and religion.

Time and place: Dec. 5, 2019 6:00 PM8:00 PM, Gamle festsal, Karl Johans gate 47

The winner of the Human Rights Awards for 2019 is Seyran Ates.

Time and place: Dec. 5, 2019 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Frokostkjelleren, Karl Johans gate 47

Learn more about the nature of the relationship between the two countries Pakistan and India, followed by a discussion of the role of youth, media, the governments of the two countries and the international community.

Time and place: Dec. 12, 2018 6:00 PM7:30 PM, Norwegian Nobel Institute in Henrik Ibsens gt. 51

Join us for a city walk in the historic traces of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Time and place: Dec. 11, 2018 5:00 PM7:00 PM, PRIO, Hausmannsgate 3

Distinguished guest Dr. Christine Amisi will speak about her experience as a medical doctor at Panzi Hospital, where she works with Nobel Laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege. 

Time and place: Dec. 11, 2018 12:00 PM2:15 PM, University Aula

The 2018 Forum addresses climate change with Al Gore, 2007 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former U. S. Vice President, as keynote speaker. Fully booked.

Time and place: Dec. 11, 2018 9:30 AM11:00 AM, Oslo City Hall

The day after the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, which takes place in the Oslo City Hall, 800 high school students from local Oslo schools will attend a seminar about peace in the same hall.