New Right Livelihood College Campus in Cordoba, Argentina

The Right Livelihood College is pleased to announce the inauguration of its eighth campus at the National University of Cordoba in Argentina. The opening ceremony was attended by Laureates Martín Almada and Raúl Montenegro, as well as Chair of the Board Dr. Monika Griefahn.


The Right Livelihood College: Bridging the Gap Between Academia and Activistm

The Right Livelihood College (RLC) is a global capacity building initiative of the Right Livelihood Award Foundation. Founded in 2009, the RLC aims to make the knowledge of the Laureates accessible to all and, by linking young scholars, academics and civil society organisations with the Laureates, hopes to make their “winning ideas” succeed and multiply.

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Tony de Brum

Leading the way against climate change

Tony de Brum has dedicated a lifetime of public service in pursuit of an independent, secure and sustainable Marshall Islands, and he has courageously advanced his peoples’ vision of world free of nuclear weapons and filed lawsuits against...

Sheila Watt-Cloutier

Improving the lives of the Inuit of the Arctic

Sheila Watt-Cloutier is one of the most outstanding advocates for the economic, social and cultural rights of the Inuit of the Arctic. As an elected representative of her people, administrator and advocate, Watt-Cloutier significantly contributed to an overhaul...

Right Livelihood College

RLC Welcomes New Campus in Cordoba

The Right Livelihood College is proud to announce the inauguration of its newest campus at the National University of Cordoba in Argentina! The official opening takes place on 19 April 2016, followed by a special seminar on the 20th.

Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera

Advancing LGBTI rights
in Uganda

Fighting for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in Uganda, Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera is one of the most courageous and outspoken human rights activists in Africa. Operating within a hostile and repressive...

Gino Strada & EMERGENCY

The people's surgeon in warzones

Gino Strada is an Italian surgeon and an outstanding humanitarian who has provided high-quality medical and surgical services to victims of war for two decades. EMERGENCY operates with the aim to transfer medical knowledge and expertise to local...

2016 Award Ceremony

The Right Livelihood Award in Parliament

Since 1985, the Right Livelihood Award has been presented in the Swedish Parliament. Today, that important tradition is under threat. Learn more and get involved here.



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