Watch a stream of the 2022 Right Livelihood Award ceremony. This year’s laureates include a mother and daughter from Somalia fighting against gender-based violence; a Ugandan organization battling oil and gas companies in order to protect the environment; and a Ukranian group documenting war crimes and and human rights violations.
The 2022 laureates:
Fartuun Adan and Ilwad Elman (Somalia)–“For promoting peace, demilitarisation and human rights in Somalia in the face of terrorism and gender-based violence.”
Oleksandra Matviichuk / Center for Civil Liberties (Ukraine)–“For building sustainable democratic institutions in Ukraine and modelling a path to international accountability for war crimes.”
Cecosesola (Venezuela)–“For establishing an equitable and cooperative economic model as a robust alternative to profit-driven economies.”
Africa Institute for Energy Governance (Uganda)–“For their courageous work for climate justice and community rights violated by extractivist energy projects in Uganda.”