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Stockholm will present the international award "For a worthy way of life" - RIA Novosti, 9/24/2018


STOCKHOLM, 24 Sep – RIA Novosti, Lyudmila Bozhko. Owners of the international award "For a worthy way of life" (Right Livelihood Award) for 2018 which is awarded for work in the field of the environment and human rights and are often called by an alternative Nobel Prize, called on Monday in Stockholm. The press service of bonus fund.© RIA Novosti RIA Novosti Kryazhev reports about it the Ambassador hasn't excluded that Sweden can buy in the future garbage at Rossiipremiya the Swedish-German journalist and the philatelist Jacob von Uxkul has founded in 1980, having sold a collection of the brands. Explaining her basis, he repeatedly said that he has made it for support of work on the solution of burning issues which the mankind faces and which demand acceptance of urgent measures. Total amount of a reward is 315 thousand euros. Before establishment of an award Jacob von Uxkul addressed to the Nobel Foundation with the offer to base two additional awards in the field of the environment and for work on overcoming poverty. In return he has even offered financial assistance. The Nobel Foundation, however, has refused. Therefore Jacob von Uxkul also has decided to base an award which both the Swedish journalists, and the staff of fund began to call informally alternative Nobel Prize. For years of winning of the award by its owners there were in total about 170 activists and the organizations from more than 68 countries. Among the Russian prize-winners — the Memorial organization, Committee of soldiers' mothers, the journalist Alla Yaroshinskaya and the human rights activist Svetlana Gannushkina. Last year awards have awarded to the American environmental issues lawyer Robert Bilott, the human rights lawyer from India Colin Gonsalves, the journalist from Azerbaijan Hadidzhe Ismailovoy and the activist from Ethiopia Yetnebersh Nigussiye for work in the field of the rights of women and girls.

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