Top 5 Landscape Heroes

Congratulations to all of the inspiring Landscape Heroes that were submitted as part of the Landscape Heroes 2019 competition. After counting the thousands of votes, we are pleased to announce that the winner of the Landscape Heroes 2019 competition is Javier Ruiz Gutierrez was nominated by Miguel Arroyo (De Chaparrí Su Primer Defensor).

Congratulations to the first runner up, Leli González from Paraguay.

And second runner-up, Alex Lucitante Criollo from Ecuatoriano.

Thank you to everyone who submitted stories showcasing the relentless work of rights defenders across the world. Tune in to the GLF Bonn 2019 Digital Edition to watch the Landscape Heroes announcement and keep your eye on our upcoming events to check when the winner will join the GLF to tell their story live.