The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded by a committee of five, appointed by the Storting (the Norwegian parliament).
Berit Reiss-Andersen (Chair)
Henrik Syse (Vice Chair)
Professor, Senior Researcher at the International Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
Secretary General Council of Europe
Independent adviser, former County Governor and member of Parliament/government
Research Director at the Norwegian Nobel Institute
According to the rules laid down by the Storting, election to the committee is for a six-year term, and members can be re-elected. The committee's composition reflects the relative strengths of the political parties in the Storting. Although this is not a requirement, all committee members have been Norwegian nationals.