2021 Right Livelihood Laureates announced on September 29

Press releases 15.09.2021

STOCKHOLM – 2021 Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award are set to be announced in Stockholm on Wednesday, September 29.

The presentation of this year’s Laureates is taking place at 8.00 CEST during a live press conference at Kulturhuset Stadsteatern and will also be available via live stream.

The new Laureates will be presented by Ole von Uexkull, Executive Director of Right Livelihood.

Time: 8.00 CEST, Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Place: Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, Sergels torg 3. The press conference is held in Studion.

Register: To sign up for the press conference, please send an email to communications@rightlivelihood.org.

Watch online at Right Livelihood’s website: rightlivelihood.org.

Live broadcast: For live signal, please contact communications@rightlivelihood.org.

Each of the four Laureates is receiving a cash prize of 1 million SEK (ca. 100,000 EUR or 115,000 USD).

In 2021, a record number of 206 nominees from 89 countries were considered. Through an open selection process, anyone could submit individuals or organisations for consideration by this year’s nomination deadline of March 3. The recipients have been selected by an international Jury after careful investigation by Right Livelihood’s Research team. Previous Laureates include Edward Snowden (US), Dr Denis Mukwege (DRC) and Greta Thunberg (Sweden).

The 2021 Laureates will be honoured during a televised Award Presentation in Stockholm on Wednesday, December 1.

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English, French & International Media

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Phone: +41 (0)78 333 84 84

Nayla Azzinnari

Spanish Media

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Nina Tesenfitz

German Media

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Sydney Nelson

Swedish Media

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