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The Right Livelihood Award Foundation Mourns the Loss of Justice C.G Weeramantry

January 10, 2017 (Geneva/Hong Kong): The Right Livelihood Award Foundation is deeply saddened by the loss of Justice C.G Weeramantry, who passed away in his native Sri Lanka on January 5, aged 90. Justice Christopher Gregory Weeramantry, legal luminary, distinguished author, and renowned pacifist is no more. A Laureate of the 2007 Right Livelihood Award, […]

Right Livelihood-stiftelsen söker kommunikations-praktikant vt 2017

Right Livelihood-stiftelsen söker en praktikant på heltid under vårterminen 2017 till huvudkontoret i Enskede, Stockholm. Som praktikant hos oss ingår du i vårt internationella kommunikationsteam. Sista ansökningsdag är måndag 19 december men rekrytering sker löpande så skicka din ansökan så snart som möjligt. Om oss Right Livelihood-priset, ofta kallat det ”Alternativa Nobelpriset”, grundades 1980 för […]

Colombia Peace Deal “great choice” for Nobel Peace Prize, but a long road to lasting peace still lies ahead

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has announced that Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will receive this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. The news comes just days after Colombian Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’, called for a ‘Yes’ vote at the failed referendum on the peace deal held on 2 October. Ole […]

Laureates of the 2016 Right Livelihood Award to be announced on 22 September

The Laureates of this year’s Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’, will be announced on 22 September in Stockholm at 10:00 CET (08:00 UTC) at the Swedish Foreign Office International Press Centre (Fredsgatan 6). The announcement will be made by Ole von Uexkull, Executive Director, and Marianne Andersson, Board Member of […]

New Logo & Look for the Right Livelihood Award

Since 1980, the Right Livelihood Award has been honouring and supporting courageous people and organisations offering visionary and exemplary solutions to the root causes of global problems. Today, we are proud to present the Award’s new logo and look. Drawing inspiration from the original design created in the early 1980s by Gro Isali Faye Stjerneham, […]