WEXFO Dinner

Helje Solberg, Even Aleksander Hagen, Rasha Al Ameer, Oleksandra Matviichuck, Svitlana Valko, Jon Peder Egenæs, Kristenn Einarsson

19:30-22:00, May 30, 2022

Welcoming remarks by Helje Solberg and Even Aleksander Hagen. Speech by Prix Voltaire winner 2021, Rasha Al Ameer, and presentation of candidates for Prix Voltaire 2022. Report from Ukraine: Oleksandra Matviichuk and Svitlana Valko in conversation with Jon Peder Egenæs.

Bodour Al Qasimi

President of the International Publishers Association (IPA). A trailblazer in the global publishing scene, Bodour Al Qasimi is creating a positive impact on th...

Even Aleksander Hagen

Even Aleksander Hagen is the mayor of the county Innlandet...

Helje Solberg

Head of News division at NRK, Norwegian Broadcasting. Chair of the board, Faktisk (Norwegian fact checking organization). Previous vice president of World Edit...

ISÁK

ISÁK has been a hype in Sápmi music for a long time, renowned for its energetic live shows and intense presence. Since their debut in 2017 the trio has exper...

Jon Peder Egenæs

John Peder Egenæs is Secretary General of Amnesty International in Norway. He has worked in Amnesty since 1990, and been Secretary General since 2007....

Kristenn Einarsson

Consultant, managing director of World Expression Forum AS, chair of the Freedom to Publish Committee in the International Publishers Association and chair of ...

Oleksandra Matviichuk

Oleksandra Vyacheslavivna Matviichuk is a Kyiv-based human rights lawyer and civil society leader. She heads the non-profit organization The Center for Civil L...

Rasha al Ameer

Rasha al Ameer is a Lebanese author and publisher. Since 1990 she has run the independent publishing house Dar al Jadeed that she founded with her brother, Lok...

Svitlana Valko

Svitlana Valko, is a human rights defender, a field monitor, director of the Truth Hounds Georgia Office and field mission manager in IPHR-Truth Hounds in Ukra...