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Alternative Nobelpreise 2007

Erstellt am 17.10.2007 von Andreas Hermann Landl
Dieser Artikel wurde mal gelesen und am 08.07.2008 zuletzt geändert.

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2007 beleuchtet der „Right Livelihood Award“ Personen die Lösungen für globale Probleme fanden.

Der Preis in Höhe von 2 Millionnen Schwedenkronen wurde auf Personen aus vier Ländern verteilt. Sie alle zeigten praktische Lösungen für anhaltende globale Herausforderungen. Die Preise gingen an:

Christopher Weeramantry

Christopher Weeramantry
(Sri Lanka) is a world-renowned legal scholar, best known for his
landmark International Court opinion on the threat and use of nuclear

The jury honours „his lifetime of groundbreaking work to strengthen and expand the rule of international law“.

Dekha Ibrahim Abd

Dekha Ibrahim Abdi (Kenya) has engaged in effective peace work and conflict resolution in many of the world’s most divided countries.

The Jury commends her „for
showing in diverse ethnic and cultural situations how religious and
other differences can be reconciled, even after violent conflict, and
knitted together through a cooperative process that leads to peace and

Percy & Louise SchmeiserPercy and Louise Schmeiser
(Canada) have given the world a wake-up call about the dangers to
farmers and biodiversity everywhere from the growing dominance and
market aggression of companies engaged in the genetic engineering of

The Jury honours the Schmeisers „for their courage
in defending biodiversity and farmers‘ rights, and challenging the
environmental and moral perversity of current interpretations of patent

A woman technician demonstrating a Solar Home System

The company Grameen Shakti
(Bangladesh) has shown that solar energy applications can be scaled up
massively and rapidly to provide an affordable and climate-friendly
energy option for the rural poor.

The Jury commends Grameen Shakti „for bringing sustainable light and power to thousands of Bangladeshi villages, promoting health, education and productivity“.


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