Brave people solving global problems – the Right Livelihood Collection

Since 1980, the Right Livelihood Awards Foundation honours people upholding the principles of right livelihood, which means fully respecting other people and the natural world, “being responsible for the consequences of our actions and taking only a fair share of the earth’s resources.” This award has come to be known as “the alternative Nobel Prize”. There are now 182 laureates from 72 countries.

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[Podcast] The Geneva Challenge 2021: Challenges of Crisis Management

This episode of the Geneva Challenge Podcast answers questions from the participants related to the upcoming submission of their proposals, and explores the theme and the vision of the context more elaborately. 

This episode is hosted by the Project Coordinator of the contest, Mukta, where she provides answers to different questions. Which one is on your mind?

(2:38) Question 1: If one of the team members wants to quit and we want to replace them with another member, is it possible? If yes, what’s the procedure?

(5:15) Question 2: How can we get connected with the community? Is there a way to get to know other participants?

(6:36) Question 3: What are the next steps of the Challenge, from where we are today?

(8:52) Question 4: What is the evaluation process? On what basis will the submissions be evaluated?

(11:30) Question 5: What are some key pointers teams should keep in mind while working on their proposals?

Please find the rules and regulations of the contest here: https://www.graduateinstitute.ch/sites/internet/files/2020-12/Rules%26Regulations_2021_0.pdf

Please take a look at the project proposals from previous years here: https://www.graduateinstitute.ch/geneva-challenge/last-editions

For any additional question, write to us at geneva.challenge@graduateinstitute.ch đź“©

Happy listening!


Music: Scott Holmes Music, Inspiring Corporate (CC BY-NC 4.0)

[Podcast] Gender-based violence and intersectionality

In this episode, professor Nicole Bourbonnais, Carolina Earle, Gaya Raddadi and Trang Tran discuss the recent incidences of recorded gender-based violence across the world, what it means for them personally and how intersectionality of gender issues affect the perception of gender-based violence.

Gender-based violence and intersectionality – podcast episode

Music: Stay Warm, by Scott Holmes (CC BY-NC)

Picture by Hugo Brendam (all rights reserved, by courtesy of the author). This episode is therefore not shared under an open license.

Contact: gisa.podcast@graduateinstitute.ch