Welcome! This is the place to not only get inspired by the world's foremost change-makers, but to join them in their efforts. Right Livelihood Laureates engage in diverse issues across the globe, so find the cause that speaks to you!
No action is too small to make a difference. Just by reading about the Laureates' work, and sharing what you’ve learned with friends and family, you can begin a series of courageous actions.
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Although education has become more accessible in recent years, barriers to quality education still exist for many youth. The largest disparities are household wealth, gender and urban or rural location.
2022 Laureates Fartuun Adan and Ilwad Elman believe quality education is a deterrent to violence and inequality, and are therefore dedicated to improving adolescent girls’ education in their home country Somalia.
It’s been 9 months since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Executions of civilians, torture, and sexual violence have been reported.
2022 Laureate Oleksandra Matviichuk and her team at the Center for Civil Liberties have documented more than 24,000 cases of war crimes committed since 2014, many of which have taken place since the invasion in February 2022.
When you hear the word cooperative, the first thing that comes to mind is likely a housing cooperative or a communal garden. While these are great examples of what a cooperative organisation can look like, the possibilities are much greater.
2022 Laureate Cecosesola’s network shows us what cooperatives can achieve, not only for communities, but for human relationships.
The energy crisis caused by Russia’s war on Ukraine has generated new interest in Africa’s oil and gas reserves. Currently, the fossil fuel industry is exploring new reserves in 45 out of 54 African countries.
The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), if completed, would produce 25 times the combined annual emissions of its host countries Uganda and Tanzania. 2022 Laureate AFIEGO has been campaigning to stop projects as such and promoting sustainable solutions.