Nobel Peace Prize

Telenor Seeks Young Entrepreneurs to Attend Youth Summit in Norway

Norway’s Telenor Group, in collaboration with the Nobel Peace Center, invites youth to explore how mobile and digital communication can bring social change and create opportunities for all. Photo: Stian Broch/Telenor   Telenor Group will host its Youth Summit, in association with the Nobel Peace Center, from Dec. 9-11, 2014, in Oslo. The event follows last year’s successful inaugural ...Full Article

New director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has unanimously decided to appoint professor dr. philos. Olav Njølstad as Director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute and Secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. Njølstad will ...Full Article

Annan & Clinton mooted for Nobel committee

International figures such as Kofi Annan and Hillary Clinton could get a say in who wins the Nobel Peace Prize, as a recent spat with China pushes Norway to ...Full Article

Oslo lobbyists deny China Nobel rumour

Norwegian lobbying firm First House hit back on Wednesday at “very serious accusations” made by Aftenposten newspaper that “Chinese interests” had hired it to influence the selection of the ...Full Article

‘Is lobby group working for China on Nobel?’

The political editor of Norway’s Aftenposten newspaper has questioned whether “Chinese interests” have hired a top Oslo lobbying firm to influence the selection of the committee which awards the ...Full Article

Obama aide raged at Norway over Nobel prize

Norway’s ambassador to the US received an angry dressing down from Barack Obama’s chief of staff after the US President won his controversial Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, a ...Full Article

The award ceremony

The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in a solemn ceremony in the Oslo City Hall on December 10. Seated on the podium are the Laureate, the Nobel Committee and ...Full Article

Why Norway?

No one knows for certain why Alfred Nobel wanted the Peace Prize in particular to be awarded by a Norwegian committee – or what prompted him to include Norway ...Full Article

Nobel Days in Oslo

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate(s) are honoured during the 9-11 December Nobel Days in Oslo each year. The main event is the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony. Some other elements ...Full Article

The Nobel Banquet

The solemnities of the Peace Prize award ceremony in Oslo City Hall are followed by festivities. The Nobel Banquet is held at the Grand Hotel in the centre of ...Full Article
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