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.

Get the latest news from the fights of our Laureates!


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Award Ceremony

The 35th Right Livelihood Award Ceremony

The 2014 Award ceremony will take place on Monday, December 1 in the Swedish Parliament. We will provide a live-stream on our website starting 16.00 CET.

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Award Week

Meet the 2014 Laureates!

During the Award week, this year's Laureates will also be participating in several public seminars, lectures and other events.

You can follow all Award Week events on Twitter by following #RLA2014.

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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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Bill McKibben/
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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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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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Alan Rusbridger
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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
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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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Solidarity Mission to Gaza

The Right Livelihood Award Foundation is sending a high-level delegation to the Gaza Strip from 27-30 October to express solidarity with Raji Sourani and his colleagues at the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR). 

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The 2013 Annual Report is available online

The Right Livelihood Award Foundation's 2013 Annual Report has been published online. It provides an overview of the foundation's activities in 2013, presents last year's Award Recipients and a financial report. Available in English, German and Swedish. 

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