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Dr. Gino Strada – Robert F. Kennedy Legacy Lecture

13/05/2017 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The 2015 Laureate Dr. Gino Strada will deliver the prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Legacy Lecture on 13 May 2017 at Widder Hotel in Zurich at 7.00 PM. It was in 1994 when the Italian Surgeon Gino Strada founded the organization Emergency in order to provide medical services to civilian victims in war zones and areas of severe crisis. Through Gino Strada's fearless activism and tireless work, Emergency has since been able to provide medical care to more than 7 Million civilians in Libya,…


DW Global Media Forum

19/06/2017 at 8:00 am - 21/06/2017 at 5:00 pm

Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster, will host the 10th Global Media Forum from 19-21 June 2017 in Bonn, Germany. In cooperation with the Right Livelihood College, this congress will discuss the impact of identity and diversity on politics, society and media in the age of “post-truth-politics” and populism. In the former plenary hall of the German Parliament, we once again expect an audience of some 2,000 experts in the fields of journalism, politics, business and development from all over the…

Right Livelihood Award Foundation team in Almedalen


03/07/2017 - 06/07/2017

Every summer, Visby, a small town on the island on Gotland in southern Sweden, plays host to a week-long political festival with 4,000 different events and over 30,000 participants, known as Almedalen. This year, the Right Livelihood Award Foundation will organise a seminar in cooperation with Civil Rights Defenders and our Russian laureate Memorial on the topic of "Russia’s undemocratic path – a security threat to all".

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27th Medellin International Poetry Festival

08/07/2017 - 15/07/2017

The International Poetry Festival of Medell’ín is one of the largest and most prestigious poetry festivals in the world. It started in 1991, when Medell’ín was one of the most dangerous and violent cities in the world. Through poetry readings in the streets, people have reclaimed their city. During the annual Festival, there are public readings of poetry in the streets, in parks, residential areas, at the university and libraries, in theatres, cooperatives, schools and cultural centres, restaurants, malls, subway…

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