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¡Abiertas las nominaciones al Premio Right Livelihood 2021! 

( 20/01/2021 )

Call for Nominations: Right Livelihood Award 2021

( 20/01/2021 )

World Future Council Members and Right Livelihood Laureates call for the abolition of nuclear weapons to assure a sustainable future

( 19/01/2021 )

Petition: Abolish nuclear weapons to assure a sustainable future

( 19/01/2021 )

Ales Bialiatski welcomes “excellent” decision to strip Belarus of co-hosting Ice Hockey World Championship

( 18/01/2021 )

Op-ed: Time by 2009 Laureate David Suzuki

( 15/01/2021 )

Indigenous rights activist and 1993 Laureate Carrie Dann passes away

( 05/01/2021 )

The Foundation deplores US recognition of Moroccan claim over Western Sahara

( 15/12/2020 )

Human Rights Day: 10 Right Livelihood Laureates standing up every day for Human Rights 

( 10/12/2020 )

Official Launch of the Right Livelihood Centre of the University of Zurich

( 09/12/2020 )

“Un día prevalecerá la justicia social”: Lottie Cunningham Wren

( 03/12/2020 )

TODAY: Messages from Nasrin Sotoudeh and Shirin Ebadi to be featured in 2020 Right Livelihood Award Presentation

( 03/12/2020 )

The Right Livelihood Foundation condemns the appalling decision to send Nasrin Sotoudeh back to prison

( 02/12/2020 )

Ordenan regresar a prisión a la premiada activista iraní Nasrin Sotoudeh

( 02/12/2020 )

German and Swedish lawmakers: end harassment of human rights activists in Belarus

( 02/12/2020 )

International Day For the Elimination of Violence Against Women – Right Livelihood Laureates at the Forefront of the Shadow Pandemic

( 25/11/2020 )

New Right Livelihood Award Sculpture made from recycled illegal guns

( 24/11/2020 )

2020 års Right Livelihood-pristagare hyllas 3 december

( 24/11/2020 )

“Pueblos indígenas y Madre Tierra”, webinar con Lottie Cunningham Wren

( 23/11/2020 )

Nueva escultura del Premio Right Livelihood creada con armas de fuego recicladas en El Salvador

( 20/11/2020 )

Webinar with 2020 Right Livelihood Laureate Ales Bialiatski

( 20/11/2020 )

Lecture with 2020 Right Livelihood Laureate Bryan Stevenson

( 20/11/2020 )

Webinar with 2020 Right Livelihood Laureate Lottie Cunningham Wren

( 20/11/2020 )

New Right Livelihood Award Sculpture made from recycled illegal guns

( 20/11/2020 )

2020 Right Livelihood Laureates to be honoured on December 3

( 19/11/2020 )

Congresistas alemanes exigen la liberación permanente de la abogada iraní Nasrin Sotoudeh

( 12/11/2020 )

German parliamentarians demand permanent release of Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh

( 12/11/2020 )

Gina Dirawi leder utdelningen av Right Livelihood-priset

( 11/11/2020 )

Piden la exoneración póstuma de Ken Saro-Wiwa y los ocho líderes Ogoni

( 10/11/2020 )

Petition: Exonerate Ken Saro-Wiwa and The Eight Other Ogoni Leaders

( 10/11/2020 )

Permanently release 2020 Right Livelihood Laureate Nasrin Sotoudeh from prison

( 09/11/2020 )

251 NGOs decry UN’s disregard and neglect of the people of Western Sahara

( 06/11/2020 )

Belarus: Human Rights Center “Viasna” faces persecution, as crackdown on protests continues

( 04/11/2020 )

Join us virtually in honouring the 2020 Right Livelihood Laureates on December 3

( 22/10/2020 )

India Must Refrain From Undermining Civil Society

( 21/10/2020 )

Report on the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council 

( 21/10/2020 )

2007 Laureate Percy Schmeiser, who stood up against Monsanto, passes away at 89

( 15/10/2020 )

HRC45: Intimidation and reprisals against human rights defenders engaging with the United Nations, the case of Morocco

( 02/10/2020 )

El Premio Right Livelihood 2020 honra a activistas por los derechos humanos y civiles, la democracia y la libertad

( 01/10/2020 )

Human rights defenders from Iran and Belarus among 2020 Right Livelihood Laureates

( 01/10/2020 )

Morocco and Western Sahara: Stop the smear campaign and prosecution of Aminatou Haidar and Sahrawi activists

( 30/09/2020 )

HRC45: India must promptly mandate an investigation on the Delhi riots

( 25/09/2020 )

HRC45: Indigenous Yanomami people in Brazil are facing a social and environmental catastrophe

( 25/09/2020 )

HRC45: Saudi Arabia must stop its persecution of human rights defenders

( 24/09/2020 )

HRC45 : Brazil is failing to prevent and minimise exposure to hazardous substances and COVID-19 in Yanomami territories

( 22/09/2020 )

Open Letter to the United Nations Secretary General on the situation in Western Sahara

( 18/09/2020 )

2020 års Right Livelihood-pristagare tillkännages 1 oktober

( 17/09/2020 )

HRC45: Concern over UN silence on Western Sahara

( 16/09/2020 )

2020 Laureates to be revealed in press conference on October 1

( 16/09/2020 )

The Right Livelihood Foundation mourns 2004 Laureate Swami Agnivesh

( 11/09/2020 )

The Right Livelihood Foundation mourns the passing of 1981 Laureate Mike Cooley

( 07/09/2020 )

El 1º de octubre se anuncian los Premios Right Livelihood 2020

( 20/08/2020 )

Detrás de escena: ¿Cómo se analizan las candidaturas al Premio Right Livelihood?

( 19/08/2020 )

El 30º Festival de Poesía de Medellín es el “encuentro de poetas más grande de la historia”

( 17/08/2020 )

2020 Right Livelihood Laureates to be announced on October 1

( 17/08/2020 )

El Premio Right Livelihood y el Festival de Poesía de Medellín celebran juntos sus 40 y 30 años

( 14/08/2020 )

Medellín Poetry Festival set to be “largest virtual meeting of poets” ever, founder says

( 14/08/2020 )

The Right Livelihood Award and the Medellín Poetry Festival hold joint anniversary celebration

( 14/08/2020 )

Newly-launched Manfred Max-Neef Foundation to carry on work of 1983 Laureate

( 13/08/2020 )

UN experts request answers from Saudi Arabia about Abdullah al-Hamid’s death

( 11/08/2020 )

Behind the scenes: How does the Foundation vet nominees?

( 10/08/2020 )

La Fundación Right Livelihood da la bienvenida a la Fundación Manfred Max-Neef

( 05/08/2020 )

Report on the 44th session of the Human Rights Council

( 03/08/2020 )

Egyptian court rejects appeal to end sanctions against women’s rights defender Mozn Hassan

( 18/07/2020 )

HRC44: Ensuring accountability for women and girls in humanitarian settings

( 17/07/2020 )

Almost 40 Laureates sign Greta Thunberg’s letter to EU leaders

( 16/07/2020 )

HRC44: Denouncing the discrimination of LGBTI people in Uganda

( 15/07/2020 )

HRC44: Combatting violence against women journalists

( 10/07/2020 )

HRC44: Combatting discrimination against women and girls in the changing world of work

( 09/07/2020 )

Sima Samar: COVID-19 could “change the social structure forever” in Afghanistan

( 03/07/2020 )

Sima Samar: “Fighting jets and sophisticated military items are not going to protect us against the reactions of nature”

( 03/07/2020 )

The Right Livelihood Foundation condemns killing of two indigenous persons by miners in Brazil

( 30/06/2020 )

Reema Nanavaty of Self Employed Women’s Association: “Pandemics and economic crises set in motion a spiral descent into starker poverty”

( 29/06/2020 )

Self Employed Women’s Association: COVID-19 has set in motion “a spiral descent into starker poverty”

( 29/06/2020 )

#MinersOutCovidOut: Yanomami leaders launch global campaign

( 22/06/2020 )

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict: Highlighting the need for a holistic approach to survivors care

( 19/06/2020 )

Carmel Budiardjo urges respect for political freedoms as she turns 95

( 18/06/2020 )

Krishnammal Jagannathan at 94: “Try to solve every problem in a non-violent way!”

( 16/06/2020 )

COVID-19 and Human Rights: Interview with 1995 Laureate András Biró

( 12/06/2020 )

COVID-19 and Human Rights: Interview with Anna Dobrovoloskaya, Executive Director of Memorial Human Rights Center

( 26/05/2020 )

Right Livelihood Award Laureate Mozn Hassan

Op-Ed: Don’t Let the Saudi Government Co-opt the Feminist Struggle

( 21/05/2020 )

The Right Livelihood Foundation welcomes German court decision curbing foreign spying

( 19/05/2020 )

COVID-19 and Human Rights: Interview with 2015 Laureate Kasha J. Nabagesera

( 15/05/2020 )

COVID-19 and Human Rights: Interview with 2013 Laureate Raji Sourani

( 08/05/2020 )

World Press Freedom Day 2020: Celebrating courageous journalists

( 03/05/2020 )

COVID-19 – Virtual briefing with UN Special Procedures mandate holders

( 30/04/2020 )

COVID-19 and Human Rights – Interview with 2017 Laureate Khadija Ismayilova

( 29/04/2020 )

La Fundación Right Livelihood denuncia que la crueldad saudita causó la muerte de Abdullah al-Hamid

( 24/04/2020 )

The Right Livelihood Foundation decries Saudi cruelty resulting in the passing of imprisoned Laureate Abdullah al-Hamid

( 24/04/2020 )

Op-Ed: Why COVID-19 is a chance for us to “regreen our mindscapes”

( 22/04/2020 )

Violence in Brazil’s rural areas increased in 2019, upcoming report by Right Livelihood Award Laureate Comissão Pastoral da Terra shows

( 16/04/2020 )

The Right Livelihood Foundation calls for adequate medical care for Saudi Laureate Abdullah al-Hamid

( 15/04/2020 )

UN High Commissioner on the implications of COVID-19 on human rights worldwide

( 09/04/2020 )

A Dose of Inspiration: How to stay positive and keep activism going amidst COVID-19

( 08/04/2020 )

Highlights of the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council

( 23/03/2020 )

Interview: 6 Questions for Robert Bilott

( 22/03/2020 )