Panel discussion

Wednesday 06 December 2017, 18:30 - 20:00

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


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