Stockholm, Berlin, Zurich and Geneva – this year, a busy itinerary was in store for the latest laureates of the Right Livelihood Awards, also known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize”. Not all of them could take part, however − our Chinese laureate Guo Jianmei was missing, as was Greta Thunberg…
A few years ago, Helmy Abouleish, the manager of Sekem, visited the Cradle to Cradle Congress in Germany. He was convinced that the path his father had chosen for the project was the right one, and that the development it had undergone since 1977 was ample proof for that.
At this year’s first board meeting of the Right Livelihood Award Foundation (“Alternative Nobel Prize”), we “young people” were able to benefit from the extensive experiences of Daniel Ellsberg, a person who had already acted as a whistle-blower by the late 1960s −
The Right Livelihood Award (also known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize”) is intended to allow its laureates to make new investments in their projects as well as to provide them with personal support, protection and increased publicity for their causes.
Press release The Laureates of this year’s Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’, have been announced lately in Stockholm, Sweden.
The winner of the most recent Right Livelihood Award (“Alternative Nobel Prize”) was announced back in November 2016. However, as the laureate, Mozn Hassan, was not allowed to travel outside of her native Egypt she wasn’t able to participate in the awards ceremony in Stockholm.
At this year’s meeting of environmental award winners from all over the world in the southern German city of Freiburg, participants from Brazil, China, India and other countries showed a lot of interest in the Cradle to Cradle design concept.
As a way of sending out a message against the war in Syria the Right Livelihood Award Foundation this year gave one of its four Right Livelihood Awards – also often referred to as the Alternative Nobel Prizes – to the Syrian White Helmets.
It’s a forum of exchange for scientists and activists campaigning for human rights, the environment and social justice: the Right Livelihood Award Foundation (“Alternative Nobel Prize”) has recently inaugurated the eighth instalment of the Right Livelihood College (RLC)
Press Release Right Livelihood Award Foundation A Pacific island state foreign minister who has challenged the world’s nuclear powers through unprecedented legal action; an indigenous leader who fights to protect the Arctic in the face of climate change; an Ugandan human rights activist working against discrimination
Yesterday evening, one of the world’s most respected experts on disarmament of chemical weapons – Paul Walker – was in Hamburg to give a lecture.