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Speaking Truth to Power: Debate with the Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award 2016

30/11/2016 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

RLA Debate

Join us in celebrating the Laureates of this year’s Right Livelihood Award at a debate organised in partnership with The Graduate Institute on Wednesday 30 November 2016.

The 2016 Right Livelihood Award Laureates are:

Syria Civil Defence (The White Helmets), “…for their outstanding bravery, compassion and humanitarian engagement in rescuing civilians from the destruction of the Syrian civil war”

Mozn Hassan/Nazra for Feminist Studies (Egypt), “…for asserting the equality and rights of women in circumstances where they are subject to ongoing violence, abuse and discrimination”

Svetlana Gannushkina (Russia), “…for her decades-long commitment to promoting human rights and justice for refugees and forced migrants, and tolerance among different ethnic groups”

Cumhuriyet (Turkey), “…for their fearless investigative journalism and commitment to freedom of expression in the face of oppression, censorship, imprisonment and death threats”

The event will be moderated by Dr Thania Paffenholz, Director of the Inclusive Peace and Transition Initiative at The Graduate Institute.

Please register here. More information: Speaking Truth to Power.


6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Auditorium Ivan Pictet Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Auditorium Ivan Pictet Maison de la Paix
Geneva, Switzerland
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