WITH RECIPIENTS OF RIGHT LIVELIHOOD AWARDS IN STOCKHOLM ON
Among the recipients of this year's Right Livelihood Awards (often
referred to as the 'Alternative Nobel Prizes') are coming to
Stockholm among the other winners this week:
The organisation First People of the Kalahari, and its founder
Roy Sesana (Botswana), who receive the award 'for resolute
resistance against eviction from their ancestral lands, and
for upholding the right to their traditional way of life'.
Press conference with laureates and Jakob von Uexkull, founder of
Wednesday 7 December
The Press Centre,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Fredsgatan 4-6, Stockholm
Please bring press
The Right Livelihood Awards will be presented in the Swedish
Parliament on Friday 9 December at 6 pm. A number of seats will be
available for the press.
Founded in 1980, the Right Livelihood Awards are presented
annually in the Swedish Parliament 'to honour and support
those offering practical and exemplary answers to the most
urgent challenges facing us today'.
A BBC World Asia Today interview with Malaysian laureate Irene
Fernandez is scheduled on 8 December.
information, please contact:
Ole von Uexkull
Right Livelihood Award Foundation
PO Box 15072, 104 65 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 8 702 03 37, Fax: +46 8 702 03 38