The national Library of Norway manages the database in cooperation with an International Board.

The project organisation

Members of The International Board of Beacon for Freedom of Expression
Mr. Helge Sønneland (chair), Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs
Mr. Ismail Serageldin, Library of Alexandria
Mr. Paul Sturges, International Federation of Library Associations
Mr. Andreas Føllesdal, Norwegian Center for Human Rights
Ms. Svanhild Aabø, National Library of Norway

Ms. Marianne Takle, National Library of Norway
Ms. Tove Jareld, National Library of Norway