An evening to celebrate people challenging the status quo!

News 27.10.2022

On Wednesday, November 30, we are honouring the 2022 Right Livelihood Laureates, Fartuun Adan and Ilwad Elman (Somalia), Oleksandra Matviichuk / Center for Civil Liberties (Ukraine), Cecosesola (Venezuela) and the Africa Institute for Energy Governance (Uganda) at Cirkus in Stockholm. The event will feature live performances from, among others, GET UP Soul Choir and Tingsek.

This year’s Laureates show that systems change is not only possible but outright necessary in the face of failing governance and the breakdown of international order. They have each created new models for human and societal interactions that challenge the status quo. 

With crises stemming from authoritarian governance, international aggression, profit-seeking economic systems and political inertia to take action against a planetary climate breakdown, these change-makers have imagined a better world and work tirelessly to make it a reality.

Join us in celebrating them and their vision!

The event begins at 7:30 pm CET (doors close at 7:15 pm CET). The tickets cost 150 SEK (+ ticket fee) each and can be purchased online.

If you are not able to attend in person,  the Award Presentation will be broadcast live online at

Established in 1980, Right Livelihood honours and supports courageous people solving global problems. Housed under the umbrella of a foundation, Right Livelihood is a courage-powered community for social change committed to peace, justice and sustainability for all. Each year, Right Livelihood highlights change-makers through an Award.

To date, 190 Laureates from 74 countries have received the distinction. By recognising the actions of brave visionaries and building impactful connections around the world, Right Livelihood boosts urgent and long-term social change.

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