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 PhD candidate conducts field work in Nigeria
Evelyn Ewere Anyokwu, RLC Bonn PhD student, started her field work in Nigeria on oil exploration and bio-economic transition in Nigeria. She conducted interviews with representatives of the Ministry of Energy and Environment, the Energy Commission of Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, and bio-refineries. Evelyn works together with “Alternative Nobel Prize” Laureate Nnimmo Bassey who received the Prize for promoting environmental rights and opposing the harmful effect of oil exploration in Nigeria, as well as with the RLC Campus in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The research is carried out as part of the STRIVE (Sustainable TRade & Innovation Transfer in the Bio Economy) project at ZEF.
RLC Bonn Workshop with RLA Laureate Helen Mack Chang
From May 26-29, 2019, the RLC Campus Bonn organises a large international workshop on “Mobilization for Change: Marginalized people and their access to opportunities and resources in a developing world”. PhD students from all over the world will present and discuss their ongoing research works.
With her long experience and great expertise in the context of Human Rights Right Livelihood Award Laureate Helen Mack Chang is going to support the students with feedback and advice.
The workshop is linked to the Global Media Forum (GMF) of the Deutsche Welle. On the one hand, Helen Chang is going to talk on “Civil society: Driven by networks?” as part of a TV-recording; on the other hand, the workshop participants will also have the opportunity to explore various panels of the GMF with the overall topic of “Shifting Powers”.
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.