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The 2015 Right Livelihood Laureates are
The 2015 Award ceremony took place in the Swedish parliament on 30 November. The presentation of the 36th Right Livelihood Awards was hosted by the Society for the Right Livelihood Award in the Swedish Parliament (SÄRLA).
The Award acceptance speeches were prepared by the 2015 Laureates in advance. Please note that the speeches delivered may have differed from the ones prepared:
Video material is available on our FTP server (see below) and on our Youtube channel.
Download high-resolution material of the 2015 Laureates as well as statements from 2015 jury members for media-use from our ftp-server. The following material is available for download:
If you use materials from our server, please make sure to check the credit information and add a link to www.rightlivelihood.org.
The Laureates were announced on 1 October 2015 at 10.00 a.m. (CET) at a press conference at the International Press Centre at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm. Watch the announcement on YouTube.
Please contact our communications team for more information.
21 May: The Award's Future in Parliament Under Threat (available in Swedish)
19 April: Right Livelihood College Opens New Campus at National University of Cordoba in Argentina (available in Spanish)
09 March: Laureates petition against impunity following the murder of activist Berta Caceres (available in Spanish/English)
22 February: Alternative Nobel Laureates pool expertise to Make Nepal Green (available in English)
23 November: Media opportunity: Austrian pop artist and worldwide LGBTI icon Conchita Wurst will meet with 2015 Laureate Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera in Stockholm on 27 November. Read our press release for more information (available in English, German and Swedish)
14 August 2015: Laureates support Medha Patkar's Protest
7 August 2015: IBFAN supports International Breastfeeding Week - Piden a empleadores, sindicalistas y legisladores medidas que protejan la lactancia materna (en español)
17 July 2015: CPT turns 40 & Brazil leads world rankings of assassinations of social leaders and environmental figures - Por tercer año consecutivo, Brasil encabeza ranking mundial de asesinatos de líderes sociales y ambient ales (en español)
14 July 2015: Francisco Toledo turns 75 - Los gobernantes hacen cada día menos caso a las demandas de los ciudadanos (en español)
9-12 July 2015: 25 Years of the Poetry Festival of Medellín - 25 años resistiendo la guerra a fuerza de poesía & Poetas y organizaciones sociales buscan cómo deshacer el nudo de odio tras años de guerra (en español)
23 June 2015: Interview with Leonardo Boff about the Papal Encyclical on climate change (en español)
18 May 2015: Right Livelihood Award Laureates condemn incitement to murder Swami Agnivesh (also available in hindi)
18 May 2015: Parliament seminars in Stockholm (in svenska)
2 April 2015: World Health Day: Declaration on the future of nutrition (also available en español & special version for media in Africa)
27 March 2015: Swedish parliamentarians visit Edward Snowden in Moscow (also available på svenska and en español).
7 March 2015: Regional Conference close in Mumbai
17 February 2015: Regional Conference in Mumbai
The following background material can be found on our ftp-server:
Pictures and video on this server are free to use as long as they are used in the context of the Foundation's and its Laureates' work. Please credit the photographer if indicated (see the file name or separate file info sheet), add "Right Livelihood Award Foundation" as source and provide a link to our website.