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International Women’s Day for Disarmament and Peace: Laureates celebrate women’s role in peace initiatives

Alyn Ware

“Involving women in peace and disarmament processes elevates the prospect of their success.” Those were the words of recipients of the Right Livelihood Award and members of the World Future Council, a statement titled: “Women Leading for Peace” released on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to commemorate the International Women’s Day for Disarmament and Peace. “We highlight the success of peace and disarmament initiatives in ...

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Laureates on Gaza: They’re also our children

Declaration by Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award on Gaza: As recipients of the Right Livelihood Award, popularly known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize“, we strongly condemn the killing of hundreds of children and innocent civilians in Gaza by the Israeli Defence Forces, the indiscriminate firing of rockets by Hamas against Israeli civilians, and we mourn the continued suffering of Gaza’s inhabitants. Gaza faces shortages of water ...

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African governments asked to implement Ecological Organic Agriculture

A group of 11 award-winning experts working across Africa has appealed to governments of the African Union to develop ecological organic agriculture on the continent. The laureates of the Right Livelihood Award, often referred to as the “Alternative Nobel Prize”, who met recently in Cairo in Egypt, signed a joint appeal calling on the African Union Commission and its NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NPCA), to implement their roadmap ...

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