40th Anniversary Conferences

About the 40th Anniversary Conferences

In 2020, the Right Livelihood Foundation is hosting a series of anniversary conferences in 3 different continents with the participation of more than 30 Laureates.

The conferences will take place with the following themes:

  • February 20-22 in Bangkok, Thailand: “Education for Right Livelihood – Connecting Activism and Academia”
  • March 24-26 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: “Women, Peace and Security” (Postponed due to COVID-19)
  • June 14-17 in Medellín, Colombia: “Inspiring Change through Culture”

Bangkok Conference

“Education for Right Livelihood – Connecting Activism and Academia”

February 20-22 | Bangkok, Thailand


Education for Right Livelihood – Connecting Activism and Academia

More than a dozen Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize,’ are set to gather in Bangkok for a conference 20-22 February to discuss how education and activism can be linked closer together to inspire the holistic change needed to tackle the world’s most pressing problems.

About the Conference

About the Organisers

Media Contacts

International Media (Bangkok Conference)

Emoke Bebiak
Email Emoke

M +41 78 333 84 84

German Media

Nina Tesenfitz
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M+49 (0)170 5763 663

International & Swedish Media

Johannes Mosskin
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M +46 70 437 11 48

Spanish Media

Nayla Azzinnari
Email Nayla

M +54 9 11 5460 9860