Press program for the Nobel Peace Prize events 2022

All times are given in CET.

 

At all official events, the Laureates will be represented by the following:   
Natallia Pinchuk, the wife of Ales Bialiatski,
Jan Rachinsky, chairman of the International Memorial Board 
Oleksandra Matviichuk, head of the Center for Civil Liberties

 

Arrival of Nobel Peace Prize laureates

Thursday 8 December

There will be a short press conference outside the Gardermoen VIP terminal on 8 December. There is no possibility of waiting inside the terminal.

Arrival: 10:15 
Oleksandra Matviichuk, head of the Center for Civil Liberties 

Arrival: 10:50 
Jan Rachinsky, chairman of the International Memorial Board

Arrival: 14:00 
Natallia Pinchuk, wife of Ales Bialiatski 

For attendance, [email protected]
Contact: press manager Erik Aasheim, The Norwegian Nobel Institute, +4740224747

 

Press conference

Friday 9 December 13:00  - 14:15

Representatives of the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize laureates Ales Bjaljatski, Memorial and Center for Civil Liberties will be present a press conference at the Norwegian Nobel Institute. 

Location: The Norwegian Nobel Institute, Henriks Ibsens gate 51, Oslo

The press conference is held in English, with simultaneous translations to/from Belarusian, Russian and Ukrainian  with a Q & A format 
The press conference is open to accredited media only.
Doors open at 11:00 and close at 12:15
Registration and security check of all equipment at entrance 
Please bring accreditation badge and passport / photo ID 

Accreditation deadline was 28 November

Press contact:
Project Manager Media, Erik Aasheim,
[email protected]
Mobile: +47 40 22 47 47

 Accreditation badge has to be picked up prior to the press conference
at the Norwegian Press House / Pressens Hus
Location: Skippergata 24, Oslo
Thursday 8 December between 18:00 – 20:00
Friday 9 December between 8:00 and 10:00

 

Save the Children Peace Prize Party

Saturday 10 December at 11:00

Location: Nobel Peace Center, Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1, Oslo

A show made by and for children, with the Nobel Peace Prize laureates as guests of honour.  Children from 5th, 6th or 7th grade are in the audience.

Media accreditation is required. To apply for accreditation please send an email by Friday 2 December with name, date of birth and publication to [email protected]

Press contact:
Brage Berglund: [email protected]
For more information: www.reddbarna.no/fredsfesten
 

More info:
https://www.nobelpeaceprize.org/press/events/save-the-children-peace-prize-party?instance=0

 

Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony

Saturday 10 December at 13:00 – 14.30

Location: Oslo City Hall, Fridtjof Nansens plass, Oslo

The 2022 Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony takes place in Oslo City Hall.
The ceremony contains artistic performances and the speech of Chair of the Nobel Committee. The representatives of the laureates are presented with the diploma and gold medal and finally give their Nobel Lectures

Media accreditation is required
Accreditation deadline was 28 November

Press contact:
Project Manager Media, Erik Aasheim,
m[email protected]
Mobile: +47 40 22 47 47

Accreditation badge has to be picked up prior to the Ceremony at the Norwegian Press House / Pressens Hus
Location: Skippergata 24, Oslo
Thursday 8 December between 18:00 and 20:00
Friday 9 December between 8:00 and 10:00 and 17:00 and 20:00
Saturday 10 December between 8:00 and 10:00

The ceremony will be held in English. Translations to/from Belarusian, Russian and Ukrainian 
Only 1 photographer and 1 reporter from respective media
Photo availability from the balustrade only
No TV/video recording allowed inside the City Hall
No availability for individual interviews

Information:
-Press entrance from the Western Tower of Oslo City Hall
-Registration and security check between 11:00 and 12:30
-Bring press card and passport / photo ID
-Media room in the City Hall is open until 16:00
-Live coverage on large screen
-Coffee/snack bar

Distribution rights and Technical information
All TV/Video/Radio rights are obtained and coordinated via NRK/Eurovision and Nobel Prize Outreach AB
Contact: NRK/Eurovision and all technical requests:
Marit Moi [email protected]
Contact: Nobel Prize Outreach for all international rights and syndication:
Petra Lundborg [email protected]

 

Torchlight procession

Saturday 10 December 18:00 – 19:00

Location: Oslo Central Station to the Grand Hotel

The torchlight procession starts at Oslo Central Station and ends in front of the Grand Hotel, where the laureates greet the parade from the balcony of the Nobel Suite.

The parade is organised by the Norwegian Peace Council.

Press contact:
Oda Andersen Nyborg, The Norwegian Peace Council
[email protected],
Mobile: +47 90839795

More info:
https://www.nobelpeaceprize.org/press/events/torchlight-procession?instance=0


 

The Nobel Banquet

Saturday 10 December 19:30

Location: Grand Hotel, Karl Johans gate

More than 200 guests are welcomed by the Nobel Committee to the Nobel Banquet at The Grand Hotel. Seated with the laureates are normally HM The King and HM The Queen, the President of the Storting, the Prime Minister and members of the Nobel Committee. Other guests usually include HRH The Crown Prince and HRH The Crown Princess, ministers, members of the Storting, and representatives of public institutions, non-profit organizations, and cultural and commercial life.

Media: After invitation only

Press contact:
Project Manager Media, Erik Aasheim,
[email protected]
Mobile: +47 40 22 47 47

More info:
https://www.nobelpeaceprize.org/press/events/the-nobel-banquet?instance=0

 

Meeting with Parliament, the Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sunday 11 December at 09:00 - 12:15

The Nobel Peace Prize laureates will meet the President of the Parliament, the Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Natallia Pinchuk, wife of Ales Bialiatski, Belarus
Jan Rachinsky, chair of Memorial, Russia
Oleksandra Matviichuk, chair of the Center for Civil Liberties, Ukraine

 

Meeting with the Parliament (Storting)

Address: Løvebakken

09:00: Storting President, Masud Gharahkhani meets the Nobel Peace Prize laureates at Løvebakken
09:05: Short tour of the parliament hall (photo pool)
9:30: Eidsvollsgalleriet (photo, statement and signing of guest book)
09:40: Photo opportunity at the start of the meeting of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee (pool)
10:20: Photo opportunity on departure at Løvebakken

The deadline for press attendance is 0830

Accreditation: [email protected]

 

Meeting with the Prime Minister

Address: The Government's representative building, Parkveien 45


10:25 :  A short photo opportunity with Prime Minister Støre and the Nobel Peace Prize winners in Parkveien 45
10:30-11:00: Meeting with Prime Minister, Jonas Gahr Støre
11:00-11:30: The Prime Minster and the Nobel Peace Prize winners will hold a press conference in Riddervoldsgate 2


Accreditation: [email protected]

 

 

Meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Location: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 7. juniplassen 1 / Victoria Terrasse
11:35-12:15

Accreditation: [email protected]


Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2022

Sunday 11 December,  13:00 – 15:00

Location: University Aula, Karl Johans gate, Oslo

The theme is:
Afghanistan : Finding a way forward

The Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2022 will focus on how to find a way forward for Afghanistan. After the withdrawal of international troops last year and more than a year with the Taliban, the freedom and basic human rights of the Afghan people, especially women, continues to deteriorate. The Nobel Peace Prize Forum will also address the crucial question of whether and how the West should engage with the Taliban.

More info:
https://www.nobelpeaceprize.org/press/events/nobel-peace-prize-forum?instance=0

Media accreditation to press contact:
Erik Aasheim
[email protected]
Mobile: +47 40 22 47 47

 

The Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition

Official opening

Sunday 11 December at 16:45 (meet-up at 16:30)

Location: Nobel Peace Center, Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1, Oslo

Each year, the Nobel Peace Center creates a new photo exhibition about the Nobel Peace Prize laureate in collaboration with internationally acclaimed photographers. Representatives from the laureates will be present at the opening, together with invited guests. The exhibition will be open to the public from 12 December.

 For more information: https://www.nobelpeacecenter.org/en/press

Limited access for media, photographers only.
Accreditation required.

Apply for accreditation via email by Friday 02 December

Press contact:
Ingvill Bryn Rambøl,
[email protected] 
Mobile: +47 924 52 944

More info:
https://www.nobelpeaceprize.org/press/events/opening-nobel-peace-prize-exhibition?instance=0

Press preview:
Thursday 8 December 13:00 – 15:00

Location: Nobel Peace Center, Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1, Oslo

Welcome to a preview of the Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition 2022; A photo exhibition about the Nobel Peace Prize 2022, awarded to Ales Bjaljatski, Memorial and Center for Civil Liberties for their fight for human rights, democracy, and peaceful co-existence.

No accreditation required.

For more information and press photos will be available here: https://www.nobelpeacecenter.org/en/press

 

Press center: Norwegian Press House

In the days leading up to and during the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Press House will function as a press center and be open to accredited journalists who want a place to work, and an inspiring environment while they are in Oslo.

Location: Skippergata 24, Oslo (just a block away from Oslo’s main street, Karl Johan). 

The house will be open on:
8 December from 15:00 to 20:00
9 December from 08:00 - 20:00
10 December from  08:00 to 12:00

Eleven companies and organizations in the media industry have their offices in the house. In addition, the Norwegian Press House is also a venue for meetings, get-togethers and conversations on media and journalism in Norway. We offer debates, seminars, lectures and courses on journalism and related issues. As well as being a place for coffee breaks, breakfast, lunch and dinner.

During the “Nobel Peace Prize Week” Norwegian Press House will offer a variety of debates, master classes and courses. Some are open to the public, some are reserved for the press and politicians.

Contact:
Guro Istad, managing director

[email protected],
mobil: +47 907 95 913