“For his great humanity and his skill in providing outstanding medical and surgical services to the victims of conflict and injustice, while fearlessly addressing the causes of war.” Gino Strada, founder of EMERGENCY, is among the recipients of the Right Livelihood Award: The ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’! #‎RLA2015‬ ‪#‎AlternativeNobel‬

“The recipients of the ‪#‎AlternativeNobel‬ are Tony de Brum and the People of Marshall Islands (Marshall Islands), Sheila Watt-Cloutier (Canada), Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera (Uganda) and Gino Strada/EMERGENCY (Italy).

The Honorary award goes to Tony de Brum and the People of Marshall Islands for their work against climate change.

Sheila Watt-Cloutier (Canada) for spending many years improving the lives of the Inuit of the Arctic.

Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera (Kuchu Times Uganda/Africa TV and Radio – Q-Times) for fighting for the lives of the LGBTI community in Uganda, across Africa and the world.

Gino Strada / EMERGENCY for providing medical services to war torn countries around the world for over two decades.”

Read more on the Right Livelihood Award website.


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