RLC coordinator Fidelis Allen on COVID-19 in Nigeria

COVID-19 Pandemic: the emerging health rights issues in Nigeria and the rest of the worldby Fidelis Allen (RLC Campus Port Harcourt coordinator, Department of Political and Administrative Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria) IntroductionThe COVID-19 pandemic has exposed, among others, the vulnerability of economies, politics, policy, transportation, globalization, and energy …

Latin American RLC Campuses and RLA Laureates support new elections in Bolivia

On November 12, the RLC Campuses in Córdoba, Argentina and Valdívia, Chile, and 20 Right Livelihood Award Laureates published and Open Letter to condemn the recent coup d’etat in Bolivia. They support the idea of holding new open and democratic elections without exclusions. Furthermore, signatories reject any direct or indirect …

RLC Campus Córdoba supports Antinuclear Movement

From April 27–30, 2019, the RLC Campus Córdoba organized an RLC programme around the “2nd Meeting of the Antinuclear Movement of the Argentine Republic” (MARA), together with Right Livelihood Award Laureates Francisco “Chico” Whitaker (Brazil) and Prof. Raúl Montenegro (Argentina). On April 27, the meeting of MARA was organized by …

RLC Córdoba / RLC Valdívia: student exchange

From April 20–24, two students from the RLC Campus Valdívia received full scholarships to participate in a research-action programme at the RLC Campus in Córdoba, together with Right Livelihood Award Laureate and RLC Coordinator Prof. Raúl Montenegro. Luz Marcela Pérez and Stepfanie Puerta, both students of the RLC programme Human …

RLC Bonn PhD candidate at Columbia University

  RLC Bonn PhD student Evelyn Ewere attended the 7th “International Conference on Sustainable Development” hosted by Columbia University, New York. The conference brought together several stakeholders, policy makers and researchers across the different segments of the SDGs including renowned economist Prof. Jeffrey Sachs. She participated in the thematic session …

“Greening the future” – Workshop with Tony Rinaudo & The Green Belt Movement

From September 15-18, 2019, the RLC Campus Bonn brought together 18 PhD students from 12 countries in Africa and Asia for an interdisciplinary workshop at the Center for Development Research (ZEF) in Bonn. Together with two Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award (“Alternative Nobel Prize”), they worked on sustainable agricultural …

RLC Mumbai: “Development, Conflicts and Livelihood Security: A Dialogue”

From July 22–24, 2019, the RLC Campus Mumbai hosted a three-day workshop programme with Right Livelihood Award Laureate Alyn Ware, RLC Port Harcourt Coordinator Dr. Fidelis Allen, and RLC Bangkok researcher Dr. Victor Karunan. They participated in a guest lecture series, presentations by RLC PhD students, excursions to community-based livelihood …