Press information

Main Nobel Peace Prize events - 2014

(Please see Laureates' program for additional events)

Press conference
A press conference with this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureates will be held at the Norwegian Nobel Institute on Tuesday 9 December at 1:00 pm.

Ceremony and banquet
The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 will be awarded in Oslo City Hall on Wednesday 10 December at 1:00 pm, followed by the Nobel Banquet (photo pool only) at Grand Hotel at 7:00 pm.

Press accreditation and badges
In order to get individual accreditation to the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony and press conference, you must apply here.
Group accreditation click here.

Application deadline: Monday 1 December at 10:00 am.

Accreditation badges can be picked up at Grand Hotel Monday 8 December from 12 noon till 16 pm and on Tuesday 9 December from 09:00 am till 6:00 pm.

Save the Children’s Peace Prize Party outside the Nobel Peace Center is open to accredited media. Advance registration is required.

Limited press pool at the opening of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize exhibition at the Nobel Peace Center.

Accreditation to the Nobel Peace Prize Concert is handled separately. Application deadline Friday 28 November

TV & Radio production, distribution and rights
The Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony in Oslo is exclusively filmed by NRK. Thus NRK/TV is the only broadcaster that will have cameras inside City Hall. Recording from the gallery is not permitted. Nobel Media owns all rights and copyright to the material and distributes the program internationally to both TV and radio.
For information on accessing a live feed, please contact Allegra Grevelius at broadcast@nobelmedia.se, tel: +46 8 663 6136, mobile phone: +46 70 772 5818.

Eurovision Special Events, in cooperation with NONRK, is planning to establish production and transmission facilities in Oslo. Please send your requests to bookings@eurovision.net, Tel +41 22 71 72 840.

For general inquiries and for media who require a commentary booth at Oslo City Hall during the ceremony, please contact NRK’s Marit Moi at marit.moi@nrk.no, mobile: +47 959 37 347 – by 28 November at the latest.

Photographers / Journalists
A photo pool will cover the ceremony from the ground floor of the Main Hall. All other still photographers, together with journalists, will be taken to the Eastern Gallery of the Hall through the Western Tower entrance. Please note that only one still photographer and/or one reporter from each media will be admitted to the gallery. Note also that these photographers will not be admitted to the main floor of City Hall during the ceremony.

Alternative venue: Photographers and journalists are also welcome to the Nobel Peace Center, where the Peace Prize Ceremony will be transmitted live on a big screen.

CNN interview
CNN will broadcast a live interview with the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates on Wednesday 10 December at 5:00 pm in Oslo City Hall.
The event is open to journalists carrying Nobel Peace Prize press badges as well as guests holding an invitation.
Photo opportunities: During commercial breaks only.
Doors open 3:45pm – doors close 4:45pm

Events at the Nobel Peace Center
9 December: Press viewings in the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize exhibition. Media are advised to make appointments ahead of time. Individual interview appointments are possible. For details, contact Information Advisor Kirsti Svenning, email: ks@nobelpeacecenter.org, mobile: +47 951 91 315.

For media that are setting up outside on the City Hall Square on 9 December, the Nobel Peace Center’s entrance doubles as a warming hut from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

10 December at 11:00 am: Save the Children’s Peace Prize Party takes place outside the Nobel Peace Center. Open to Nobel accredited media, provided that you register in advance. Contact Save the Children’s press advisor, Kristin Sommerseth, on phone no. +47 480 80 726 or email: kristin.sommerseth@reddbarna.no. Tentative information [Norwegian only].

10 December at 1:00 pm: Live transmission of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony on screens at the Nobel Peace Center. Open to the public and to members of the media who are unable to access City Hall.

11 December at 4.15 pm: Opening of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize exhibition at the Nobel Peace Center. Closed event. NOTE: Press pool. For details, contact Information Advisor Kirsti Svenning on e-mail: ks@nobelpeacecenter.org or mobile: +47 95 19 13 15

Indian-Pakistani celebration
10 December at 4.45-6.45pm: A celebration of the Nobel Peace Prize laureates with artists and speakers from Pakistan, India and Norway. Venue: Gamle Logen, Grev Wedels Plass 2.
NOTE: Press pool, limited space. For details, contact Information Advisor Kirsti Svenning by e-mail: ks@nobelpeacecenter.org or mobile: +47 95 19 13 15.

Concert
The annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert will commence on Thursday 11 December at 7:30 pm in Oslo Spectrum. For more information about the concert, please go here.

Further information
A detailed press programme will be available at a later date. If you have media-related questions please contact the Norwegian Nobel Institute at email:press@nobel.no.