The Right Livelihood Award recognizes the actions of brave visionaries and aims to boost urgent and long-term social change. Take the chance to nominate a candidate for the 2021 edition, with nominations now open!


The Right Livelihood Award, presented annually since 1980, honors and supports courageous people from all walks of life who are driving social change and solving global problems. Previous laureates have taken inspiring action in the fields of human rights, health, environment, peace, culture, sustainable development, and justice.

Do you know any courageous and innovative person or organisation who strives to create a more just, peaceful and sustainable world for those around them? Take the chance to nominate a candidate for the 2021 Right Livelihood Award, with nominations now open!

The nomination process is open: anyone is allowed to nominate any individual or organisation creating structural changes through their concrete and successful work. The deadline for submitting a nomination is 3 March 2021.