The Norwegian Nobel Committee 2021

The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded by a committee of five, appointed by the Storting (the Norwegian parliament).

The Norwegian Nobel Committee 2021

Members

Berit Reiss-Andersen (Chair)
Advokat

Anne Enger

Asle Toje (Vice Chair)

Olav Njølstad (Secretary)
Professor

Kristin Clemet

Jørgen Watne Frydnes

 

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.

The Norwegian Nobel Committee – prize awarder for the Nobel Peace Prize

More information on the Norwegian Nobel Committee

Process of nomination and selection of peace prize laureates