2019 Laureate Aminatou Haidar in Geneva during the 2019 Award Week, credit: Wolfgang Schmidt.
Ole von Uexkull with 2011 Laureate Jacqueline Moudeina in Moscow, 2017, credit: Right Livelihood

Why work with us?

  • You will have a major role within a highly committed international team with an entrepreneurial spirit and well-structured work methods.
  • You will be working closely with some of the world’s most important change-makers to spread their knowledge and inspire a global audience with their stories.
  • You will be part of an organisation that is growing fast and has doubled its budget over the past five years.


Currently, there are no vacancies available. Please check back later for updates.


Traineeships may be available during the year. A traineeship normally lasts six months:

  • January to July
  • August to January

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Our Founder

Jakob von Uexkull founded the Right Livelihood Award to lift the voices of change-makers offering practical solutions to the world's most pressing problems.

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Our Board

Our Board of Trustees sets the direction of our work as we highlight and support change-makers.

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Swiss Support Foundation

Our Swiss Support Foundation has worked to increase the impact of Right Livelihood Laureates and gather financial support in Switzerland since 2007.

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Parliamentary Connections

Parliamentarians from Sweden and Germany have for many years supported the work of Right Livelihood Laureates. This allow Laureates' solutions to reach even more decision-makers.

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Our partners elevate the impact of our work, allowing us to do even more for Laureates. Besides financial support, they also lend their time, energy and talent to us, so we can better serve change-makers.

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We establish and develop long-term cooperations with institutions and organisations to support and amplify Laureates' causes.

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Right Livelihood Laureates work on urgent climate action globally. We strive to reflect this in our day-to-day operations.

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