Cooperations

2019 Laureate Aminatou Haidar speaking at an event in Berlin during Award Week in 2019, credit: Sascha Radke

The Graduate Institute

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) is an institution of research and higher education dedicated to the study of world affairs. It hosts several organisations active in the fields of peace, international affairs and sustainable development, including our Geneva office.

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International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights

The Geneva-based International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) is one of the leading international events dedicated to film and human rights. Right Livelihood Laureates are regularly invited to contribute their experience to high-level debates on human rights violations worldwide.

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Open Briefing

Open Briefing cooperates with us to provide Laureates at risk with mentoring, capacity building and multilingual resources to improve their safety and security, wellbeing and resilience. In addition to that, OB contributes to our capability to efficiently respond to emergencies.

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Freedom of the Press Foundation

Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) is a non-profit organisation that protects, defends and empowers public-interest journalism. They provide Right Livelihood Laureates and staff with high-level digital security training.

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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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  • Advisory Council & Investment Committee

    Leading experts on our Advisory Council and Investment Committee make our work more impactful, advising us on strategy and financial decisions.

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  • Parliamentary Network

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

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  • Partners

    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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  • Careers

    Join our highly committed international team working to support some of the most outstanding change-makers in the world!

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  • Sustainability

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

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