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Journalism grant scheme Launched

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 9:59 am | Right Livelihood Award

The Right Livelihood Award Foundation is today launching a small grant scheme to promote reporting on ‘under-reported stories’ linked to the work of the 166 Laureates of the Swedish award known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’. More >>

‘Alternative Nobel’ Laureates Call for Climate Leadership

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 9:49 am | Right Livelihood Award

‘Alternative Nobel’ Laureates Call for Climate Leadership and Putting an End to War and Discrimination More >>

Genetically Engineered Crops are "False Miracles"

Friday, 3 April 2015, 1:19 am | Right Livelihood Award

With “Food Safety” being the theme for this year's World Health Day, 37 Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award from across the world have endorsed a declaration on the future of nutrition, denouncing Golden Rice and GM Bananas as “false miracles”. ... More >>

Outcry over reports to restart oil extraction in Ogoniland

Friday, 13 March 2015, 9:21 pm | Right Livelihood Award

Twenty-five renowned experts have petitioned the Federal Government of Nigeria to declare Ogoniland an ecological disaster zone and clean up the environment. The petition, signed by environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey and other laureates of the Right Livelihood ... More >>

Gaza: “Operation Protective Edge”

Friday, 31 October 2014, 4:40 pm | Right Livelihood Award

International observers witness the impact of “Operation Protective Edge” and the closure of Gaza on human rights defenders’ work inside Gaza More >>

"Nobel Prize" winners call for release of Activists

Monday, 11 November 2013, 9:13 am | Right Livelihood Award

Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award and members of the World Future Council from more than 30 countries hail Greenpeace protests against Gazprom’s Arctic oil drilling as a “service to humanity” More >>

OPCW "great choice" for Nobel Peace Prize

Saturday, 12 October 2013, 11:52 am | Right Livelihood Award

The Norwegian Nobel Committee just announced that the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) receives this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. The news comes two weeks after Paul Walker, an expert for chemical weapons and their global elimination ... More >>

RLA Foundation condemns murder of Brazilian activist

Saturday, 2 February 2013, 6:24 pm | Right Livelihood Award

RLA Foundation condemns murder of Brazilian activist Condemning the murder of Cícero Guedes, leader of the Brazilian Landless Workers’ Movement MST More >>

Right Livelihood Award Laureate Condemns New Russian Law

Saturday, 22 September 2012, 1:00 pm | Right Livelihood Award

Yesterday it became known that the U.S. development agency USAid will have to end its operations in Russia and its support for Russian civil society organisations on October 1. More >>

'10 Right Livelihood Awards honour power of change

Thursday, 7 October 2010, 3:32 pm | Right Livelihood Award

The 2010 Right Livelihood Awards go to four recipients who will share the € 200.000 cash award: More >>

30 years 'Alternative Nobel Prize'

Thursday, 6 May 2010, 4:20 pm | Right Livelihood Award

"Changing Course - reclaiming our future " - Anniversary Conference in September to send a clear signal to society More >>

The Right Livelihood Awards presentation

Tuesday, 8 December 2009, 2:25 pm | Right Livelihood Award

Alyn Ware: "The Berlin wall fell 20 years ago. Yet we still have a wall of 20,000 nuclear weapons dividing us and threatening our security. It is time to tear down this wall. More >>

Wake-up calls to secure our common future

Wednesday, 14 October 2009, 5:20 pm | Right Livelihood Award

The Honorary Award goes to DAVID SUZUKI (Canada) "for his lifetime advocacy of the socially responsible use of science, and for his massive contribution to raising awareness about the perils of climate change and building public support for policies ... More >>

Right Livelihood Awards Honour Outstanding Work

Thursday, 2 October 2008, 10:31 am | Right Livelihood Award

2008 Right Livelihood Awards honour champions of independent journalism, peace-building and social justice More >>

Swedish Parl't Changes Decision to Expell Award

Tuesday, 4 April 2006, 9:29 am | Right Livelihood Award

The Swedish Parliament administration has changed its decision of January 30, 2006 to no longer allow the presentation of the Right Livelihood Award ('Alternative Nobel Prize') in parliament. In a letter dated March 28, the head of the parliament administration, ... More >>


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