The RLC Campus at ZEF, University of Bonn, Germany, offers scholarships for PhD students from Asia, Africa and Latin America to participate in the international workshop on “Mobilization for Change: Promoting and Defending Justice for Marginalized People”, September 8-13, 2018, in Bonn. The workshop will be conducted in cooperation with the Association of German Development Services (AGdD), the umbrella association for the development service providers recognised by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). PhD students from Africa, Asia, and Latin America will work with three Right Livelihood Award (“Alternative Nobel Prize”) Laureates:
Hina Jilani (Pakistan) is a well-known lawyer and human-rights activist. Along with her sister, Asma Jahangir, she co-founded Pakistan’s first all-female legal practice in 1980. Asma received the Right Livelihood Award and passed away in 2018.
Martin von Hildebrand, Consolidation of the Amazon Region (COAMA), who won the “Alternative Nobel Prize” in 1999 “for showing how indigenous people can improve their livelihood, sustain their culture and conserve their rainforests.”
Nnimmo Bassey (Nigeria) is an architect, environmentalist activist and author, who was awarded the Right Livelihood Award in 2010 “for revealing the full ecological and human horrors of oil production and for his inspired work to strengthen the environmental movement in Nigeria and globally”.