The purpose of the Foundation shall be, by presentation of Right Livelihood Awards, to promote scientific research, education, public understanding and practical activities which:
- contribute to a global ecological balance
- are aimed at eliminating material and spiritual poverty
- contribute to lasting peace and justice in the world.
The Right Livelihood Award was established in 1980 to honour and support those “offering practical and exemplary answers to the most urgent challenges facing us today”.
It has become widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ and there are now 137 Laureates from 58 countries.
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