Creating Change by Championing Justice
Conversation with the 2017 Right Livelihood Award Laureates
Auditorium Ivan Pictet
Maison de la paix, Geneva
Join us for a conversation with the 2017 Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award, courageous individuals who have found practical solutions to the root causes of global problems.
- Yetnebersh Nigussie (Ethiopia), “…for her inspiring work promoting the rights and inclusion of people with disabilities”
- Colin Gonsalves (India), “…for his tireless and innovative work to secure fundamental human rights for marginalised and vulnerable citizens”
- Khadija Ismayilova (Azerbaijan), “…for her courage and tenacity in exposing corruption at the highest levels of government”
- Robert Bilott (United States), “…for exposing a decades-long history of chemical pollution, winning long-sought justice for the victims”
Moderator: Thania Paffenholz, Director, Inclusive Peace and Transition Initiative at the Graduate Institute.
Organised in partnership with the Right Livelihood Award Foundation