2014 Award Ceremony

Congratulations to the 2014 Laureates - Alan Rusbridger, Basil Fernando, Asma Jahangir, Bill McKibben and, in absence, Edward Snowden.

If you missed the 2014 Award ceremony, you can watch it on our Youtube channel.

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The Right Livelihood College: Bridging the academia-activist gap

The Right Livelihood College aims to make the knowledge of the Laureates accessible to all and to make their “winning ideas” succeed and multiply.

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Right Livelihood News: Keeping track of projects all over the world

Vandana Shiva calls on you to join a global march against Monsanto.

Mycle Schneider presents the new nuclear industry status report.

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Regional Conference

For the first time, RLA Laureates based in Asia and the Pacific met at our third regional conference in Mumbai, India, from 3 to 6 March.

The Laureates had the chance to discuss future joint projects, support each others' campaigns, and interact with local civil society organizations and activists in Mumbai and India.

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Regional Conference

Conference Petitions

A number of petitions were signed at the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference.

You can now read the declarations initiated in Mumbai. 

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Asma Jahangir

Protecting human rights in Pakistan and globally

Asma Jahangir is Pakistan’s leading human rights lawyer. For three decades, she has shown incredible courage in defending the most vulnerable Pakistanis – women, children, religious minorities and the poor...


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Basil Fernando/ AHRC

Defending and implementing human rights principles in Asia

Basil Fernando is a leading Asian human rights defender. In a career spanning three decades, he has been pivotal in linking ordinary citizens striving for human rights principles...

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Bill McKibben/ 350.org
© Nancie Battaglia

Mobilising a global movement against climate change

Bill McKibben is one of the world’s leading environmentalists. He has been an influential author and educator for 30 years, and his 1989 book...


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Alan Rusbridger
© David Levene/ The Guardian

Establishing a standard for responsible public interest journalism

Alan Rusbridger is a British journalist, author and editor of the Guardian, who has been setting benchmarks in journalism for many years...

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Edward Snowden
© The Guardian

Revealing the extent of illegal government mass surveillance

Edward Snowden is an American technologist, and former CIA officer and NSA contractor. When he discovered classified evidence...

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