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Welcome to the Right Livelihood College Bonn!

The Right Livelihood College (RLC) is a global education and research initiative of universities and the Right Livelihood Award Foundation, also known as the "Alternative Nobel Prize". The RLC promotes and implements transdisciplinary education and research on social justice, poverty and inequality reduction, and environmental sustainability together with laureates of the “Alternative Nobel Prize”.

RLC Bonn offers PhD research scholarship

The RLC Campus Bonn offers a DAAD-funded PhD research scholarship on "Sustainable agriculture and innovation in Egypt" in collaboration with SEKEM in Egypt, which was awarded the Right Livelihood Award in 2003.

Please find the call here.

Closing date for applications is April 27, 2019.


Meeting with Denis Mukwege’s Université Evangélique en Afrique

On January 14, 2019, the RLC Bonn hosted a work meeting with representatives from the Université Evangélique en Afrique (UEA). Denis Mukwege, who received the Right Livelihood Award in 2013 and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize last year, is the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health of the UEA.
During the meeting, Dr. Germaine Furaha (Mukwege`s Professorship-UEA Manager) , Rudolf Heinrichs-Drinshaus (international cooperation manager at UEA) , Dr. Till Stellmacher (RLC Bonn coordinator), and Tiemo Pokraka (RLC Global Secretariat coordinator) and discussed possibilities of cooperation between UEA and RLC.


RLA Laureate’s feature documentary screening in Bonn

On Monday, March 25, 2019, the Adult Education Center in Bonn will show the feature documentary on RLA Laureate Yacouba Sawadogo: “The Man Who Stopped the Desert”. Directed by Mark Dodd, it tells Yacouba’s incredible story in Burkina Faso, turning barren land into forest and demonstrating how farmers can regenerate their soil with innovative use of indigenous and local knowledge.

After the film, RLC Bonn Coordinator Dr. Till Stellmacher (RLC Campus Bonn) and Dr. Viridiana Alcántara Cervantes (Federal Office for Agriculture and Food) will discuss how Yacouba’s technique can tackle climate change and desertification.

Date: March 25, 2019; 6.00 – 7.30 P.M.

Venue:
Adult Education Center Bonn (Volkshochschule Bonn)
Mülheimer Platz 1
53111 Bonn
Room 1.11

Film screening in English.

FREE OF CHARGE!


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Dr. Till Stellmacher (Coordinator)
Mail: t.stellmacher( at )uni-bonn.de
Tel: 0049-(0)-228-734907

Tiemo Pokraka
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Genscherallee 3
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