The Right Livelihood Award

Website. The alternative Nobel Prize, an excellent place to learn about noted activists from around the world.
Themes: World History/Global Studies

The Right Livelihood Award was established in 1980 to honor and support those “offering practical and exemplary answers to the most urgent challenges facing us today.”

It has become widely known as the Alternative Nobel Prize.”

The Right Livelihood Award is widely recognized as the world’s premier award for personal courage and social transformation. [Description from website.]

The website includes relevant news articles, archives on all award laureates, information on The Right Livelihood College, a description of The Right Livelihood Foundation, links to publications and media resources, and how to propose candidates and support the award.


Related Resources

dn_logoInterviews with selected award winners from Democracy Now! Host Amy Goodman was the first journalist to receive the Right Livelihood Award.