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
The commitment and assertiveness of our Laureates – the recipients of the Right Livelihood Award – surprises me again and again. It is overwhelming to experience their confidence and power.
Listening to Dipal Chandra Barua might cause astonishment every time one hears him talk about his work and his vision: He wants Bangladesh to be the world’s first “solar nation”!
„Regional Conference“ – this sounds small and manageable. Manageable it was indeed, but the regional conference of the Right Livelihood Award Foundation covered geographically the entire continent of Africa and the Middle East.
Yesterday evening, one of the world’s most respected experts on disarmament of chemical weapons – Paul Walker – was in Hamburg to give a lecture.