Who's who

Right Livelihood Foundation

Non-governmental organizations
Environment and Sustainable Development
Health
Humanitarian Law and Action, Human Rights, Migration
Labour, Economic Affairs, Trade, Science, Telecom
Peace, Security and Disarmament
Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, Building 5
1202 Genève
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 22 555 09 55

"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, 182 Laureates from 72 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. However, the work of Right Livelihood goes beyond only presenting the Award: they provide these change-makers with life-long support. Right Livelihood is a megaphone and a shield for the Laureates: raising their profile, providing them protection when their lives and liberty are in danger, and educating people on their innovative solutions. Right Livelihood is headquartered in Stockholm, with offices in Geneva and Zurich. The Foundation has Special Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council."