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The solution to corruption is more transparency – UN must act now media 28/02/2018

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Celebrate World Day of Social Justice by proposing an exemplary change maker for the 2018 Right Livelihood Award media 20/02/2018


‘Alternative Nobel’ and World Future Council Mourn Egypt’s Sustainable Development Trailblazer post 15/06/2017

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Investigate UK’s Criminal Conspiracy to Commit War Crimes, Demand ‘Alternative Nobel’ Laureates media 05/12/2016


Why end world hunger by 2030? We have the moral obligation to end it now: Swami Agnivesh media 06/07/2016

Crime against landless workers rampant as Brazil descends into political crisis media 14/04/2016

Foundation, Laureate Condemn Killings of Landless Workers in Brazil media

Alternative Nobel Laureates Pool Expertise to Make Nepal Green media 22/02/2016

Laureates Hail Historic Paris Agreement on Climate Change media 16/12/2015

Award Ceremony: 2015 Laureates call for climate leadership and putting an end to war and discrimination media 30/11/2015

Media opportunity: Austrian pop artist and worldwide LGBTI icon Conchita Wurst will meet with 2015 Laureate Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera in Stockholm media 23/11/2015

RLA 2015 Laureates announced media 01/10/2015

Upcoming announcement of the 2015 Laureates media 10/09/2015

Los gobernantes hacen cada d’a menos caso a las demandas de los ciudadanos media 14/07/2015

25 a–ños resistiendo la guerra a fuerza de poes’a media 09/07/2015

LUCSUS report on global health and climate change published media 19/05/2015

Parliament seminars in Stockholm media 18/05/2015

Laureates react to Award to Golden Rice researchers by the White House media 20/04/2015

The Guardian launches new series on climate change media 16/03/2015

Right Livelihood Laureates petition the Federal Government of Nigeria over Ogoni environment clean-up media 11/03/2015

Declaration for International Women’s Day 2015 against GMO crops media 09/03/2015

Regional Conference close in Mumbai media 07/03/2015

McKibben to hold second Right Livelihood lecture at Santa Cruz media 24/02/2015

Regional Conference in Mumbai Announced media 17/02/2015

International Energy Advisory Council launched media 26/01/2015

Founder of Lokayan (RLA 1985) dies at age 86 media 21/01/2015

RLA Laureates on the UN climate talks in Lima media 17/12/2014

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Bill McKibben / laureates 23/08/2014

Right Livelihood Award Foundation releases new documentary about Nnimmo Bassey media 15/08/2014

Maude Barlow: US-Firmen kšnnen TTIP-Pause durch CETA umgehen media 14/08/2014

US icon and first Right Livelihood Award Recipient Stephen Gaskin passes away media 02/07/2014

Global experts call on Nigerian and Congolese governments to clean up oil spills and cancel exploration permits in Virunga National Park media 26/06/2014

Global experts call on African Union Governments to implement Ecological Organic Agriculture in Africa media

Father Gerard Pantin (Founder of SERVOL) passes away media 24/06/2014

Juan Pablo Orrego fosters environmental victory in Chile media 11/06/2014

Regional Conference Egypt media 02/06/2014

First Right Livelihood Lecture at RLC Santa Cruz campus media 24/04/2014

30 Years of MST – Remembering C’cero Guedes media 24/01/2014

The significance of Right Livelihood Award for the 2013 Laureates media 28/11/2013

Right Livelihood Laureates and members of World Future Council demand immediate release of Greenpeace activists media 10/11/2013

2013 Laureates Announced media 26/09/2013

32 Laureates sign petition against Brazilian – Japanese nuclear agreement media 12/09/2013

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Hans Herren / Biovision Foundation laureates 23/08/2013

2012 Annual Report published! media 18/07/2013

Laureates condemn nuclear power expansion plans media 16/07/2013

Mycle Schneider presents World Nuclear Industry Status Report media 11/07/2013

Regional Conference of Latin American Laureates media 01/07/2013

World Food Prize Statement media 27/06/2013

Survival and CIMI call upon IACHR to save the Aw‡ media 07/05/2013

Navdanya launches “No to GMO bananas” campaign media 02/05/2013

Reports from solidarity visit in Brazil media 03/04/2013

RLA solidarity visit for Brazilian activists media 25/03/2013

Two Laureates speak out against nuclear reactor in Northern Argentina media 17/03/2013

RLC Bonn call for workshop scholarschips media 13/03/2013

Two Laureates speak out against nuclear reactor in Northern Argentina media

Sankaralingam Jagannathan passes away at age of 100 media 12/02/2013

Sankaralingam Jagannathan passed away media

Condemning the murder of Cícero Guedes media 01/02/2013

The 2012 Award Week media 10/12/2012

New Book – Photo series about Right Livelihood Award Laureates media 19/11/2012

Some updates on SEKEM’s activities media 19/10/2012

New video portraits available media 15/10/2012

2012 Right Livelihood Awards announced!! media 27/09/2012

Chico Whitaker warning media 16/08/2012

Right Livelihood College Workshop in Bonn media 18/06/2012

Land grabbing in focus media

Rosalie Bertell passed away media 16/06/2012

Disarmament for Sustainable Developement media 28/05/2012

Back Seat Heroes – Photo Exhibition about our Laureates media 24/05/2012

Right Livelihood Award Laureates against Angra 3 media 13/03/2012

Don’t invest in dirty oil media

GRAIN recommends report on landgrabbing & water media 16/02/2012

Angra 3 media 09/02/2012

Irregularities in HidroAysŽn approval media 23/01/2012

Huang Ming interviewed media 07/12/2011

Interview with Camila Montecinos, member of GRAIN media 12/11/2011

Wangari Maathai passes away media 26/09/2011

Water supply for Kalahari Bushmen media 07/09/2011

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Huang Ming laureates 23/08/2011

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Jacqueline Moudeina laureates

Asha Hagi Elmi: Help Somalia’s starving people media 01/08/2011

RLA signed open letter on Geoengineering media 15/06/2011

Governments in favour of huge dams media 12/05/2011

The foreseeability of nuclear disasters media 10/05/2011

Listen: Global responsibility media 06/05/2011

25th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster media 26/04/2011

Mother Earth Day media 22/04/2011

Mycle Schneider on energy and political power media 18/04/2011

Workshop scholarship for RLC event available media 13/04/2011

Joint Statement on Japanese Nuclear Disaster media 29/03/2011

Belo Monte – The dialogue that never happened media

World Water Day media 22/03/2011

Laureates Reaction to Japan Catastrophe media 21/03/2011

Open letter from Judge Weeramantry media 17/03/2011

Laureate organisation press conference media 13/03/2011

Nuclear accident in Japan media 12/03/2011

Laureate organisation ‘deeply concerned’ media

Nomination deadline comes closer! media 04/02/2011

Controversial Belo Monte Dam construction started media 28/01/2011

Frances Moore LappŽé receives Prize media 20/01/2011

Amory Lovins receives runner-up Zayed Prize media 19/01/2011

2010 Ceremony online media 19/12/2010

2010 Ceremony: Change from the grassroots media 07/12/2010

Upcoming: The 2010 Award Ceremony media 01/12/2010

COP16 to kick off in Cancun today media 30/11/2010

2010 Laureates’ public program online media 22/11/2010

Ela Bhatt (India, RLA 1984) honored media 17/11/2010

Remember Ken Saro-Wiwa media 10/11/2010

Vandana Shiva on Geoengineering media 02/11/2010

Moratorium on Geoengineering Experiments media 29/10/2010

What you always wanted to ask media 28/10/2010

Pat Mooney (Canada, RLA 1985) on geo-engineering media 22/10/2010

Hermann Scheer 1944-2010 media 15/10/2010

2010 Right Livelihood Awards media 30/09/2010

Day three of the Anniversary Conference media 18/09/2010

The 30th Anniversary Conference commences media 16/09/2010

Day two of the Anniversary Conference media

Laureates sign open letter to Botswana President media 04/09/2010

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Nnimmo Bassey laureates 23/08/2010

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Shrikrishna Upadhyay / SAPPROS laureates

Maude Barlow condemns Botswana’s treatment of Bushmen media 05/08/2010

Maude Barlow about UN declaration on right to water media 30/07/2010

First People of the Kalahari denied access to water media 21/07/2010

Maude Barlow advocating for right to water media 15/07/2010

Amory Lovins (USA, RLA 1983) media 04/06/2010

Wangari Maathai (Kenya, RLA 1984) media 20/05/2010

A note from the Climate Peoples’ Summit by Pat Mooney media 26/04/2010

Auction to support the Right Livelihood Award media

Maude Barlow (Canada, RLA 2005) media 21/04/2010

People’s climate summit in Bolivia media 20/04/2010

Pat Mooney (Canada, RLA 1985) media 12/04/2010

José Antonio Abreu (Venezuela, RLA 2001) media 30/03/2010

Hermann Scheer (Germany, RLA 1999) media 18/03/2010

Cary Fowler (Norway, RLA 1985) media 11/03/2010

Vandana Shiva (India, RLA 1993) media 07/03/2010

Right Livelihood Award Foundation media 09/12/2009

Right Livelihood Award Foundation media 03/12/2009

Survival International (RLA 1989) media 23/11/2009

SEWA / Ela Bhatt (India, RLA 1984) media 17/11/2009

Leonardo Boff (Brazil, RLA 2001) media 13/11/2009

Maude Barlow (Canada, RLA 2005) media 12/11/2009

David Suzuki (Canada, RLA 2009) media 04/11/2009

Krishnammal and Sankaralingam Jagannathan (India) media 30/10/2009

Narmada Bachao Andolan (India, RLA 1991) media 29/10/2009

Press release October 13th media 13/10/2009

Press release 13 Oct 2009 media 12/10/2009

RLA Press Release Oct 5th 2009 media 05/10/2009

Mycle Schneider (France, RLA 1997) media 27/08/2009

Edward Goldsmith (UK, RLA 1991) media 26/08/2009

Martin Green (Australia, RLA 2002) media 25/08/2009

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René Ngongo laureates 23/08/2009

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Catherine Hamlin laureates

Dekha Ibrahim Abdi & Herman Daly media 21/01/2009

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Krishnammal and Sankaralingam Jagannathan / LAFTI laureates 23/08/2008

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Asha Hagi Elmi laureates

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Grameen Shakti laureates 23/08/2007

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Chico Whitaker Ferreira laureates 23/08/2006

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Ruth Manorama laureates

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Walden Bello laureates 23/08/2003

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Nicanor Perlas laureates

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Citizens’ Coalition for Economic Justice (CCEJ) laureates

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Ibrahim Abouleish / SEKEM laureates

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Martin Green laureates 23/08/2002

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Leonardo Boff laureates 23/08/2001


Tewolde Berhan laureates 23/08/2000

Laureates featured images_0019s_0000_ Hermann Scheer

Hermann Scheer laureates 23/08/1999

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Grupo de Agricultura Orgánica (GAO) laureates

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Juan Pablo Orrego / Grupo de Acción por el Biobío (GABB) laureates 23/08/1998

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Mycle Schneider laureates 23/08/1997

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Herman Daly laureates 23/08/1996

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Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad (KSSP) laureates

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Sulak Sivaraksa laureates 23/08/1995

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Servol (Service Volunteered for All) laureates 23/08/1994

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Hanumappa R. Sudarshan / VGKK laureates

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Ken Saro-Wiwa / Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People laureates

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Vandana Shiva laureates 23/08/1993

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Organisation of Rural Associations for Progress (ORAP) laureates

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Kylätoiminta / Finnish Village Action laureates 23/08/1992


Zafrullah Chowdhury / Gonoshasthaya Kendra laureates

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Alla Yaroshinskaya laureates

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Edward Goldsmith laureates 23/08/1991

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Medha Patkar and Baba Amte / Narmada Bachao Andolan laureates

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Alice Tepper Marlin laureates 23/08/1990


Bernard Lédéa Ouédraogo laureates

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Legesse Wolde-Yohannes laureates 23/08/1989

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Seikatsu Club Consumers’ Cooperative laureates

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Aklilu Lemma laureates

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John F. Charlewood Turner laureates 23/08/1988


Hans-Peter Dürr laureates 23/08/1987

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Robert Jungk laureates 23/08/1986

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Helena Norberg-Hodge / Ladakh Ecological Development Group laureates

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Lokayan laureates 23/08/1985

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Janos Vargha / Duna Kör laureates

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Ela Bhatt / Self-Employed Women’s Association laureates 23/08/1984

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Wangari Maathai laureates

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Leopold Kohr laureates 23/08/1983

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Manfred Max-Neef / CEPAUR laureates

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Amory and Hunter Lovins laureates

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Petra Kelly laureates 23/08/1982

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Erik Dammann / The Future in Our Hands laureates

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Participatory Institute for Development Alternatives (PIDA) laureates

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Mike Cooley laureates 23/08/1981

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Bill Mollison laureates

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Stephen Gaskin / Plenty International laureates 23/08/1980