Bianca Jagger

Founder and Chair
Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation (BJHRF)
Wolfgang H. Wögerer, Vienna, Austria

Bianca Jagger is Founder and Chair of the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation (BJHRF), a Council of Europe Goodwill Ambassador, a Member of the Executive Director’s Leadership Council of Amnesty International, USA, a Member of the Coalition for the International Criminal Court and Bonn Challenge Ambassador. For over three decades she has been a voice for the most vulnerable members of society, campaigning for human rights, civil liberties, peace, social justice and environmental protection throughout the world. Bianca Jagger is the recipient of numerous prestigious international awards for her human rights and humanitarian work, including, in 2004, the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the “alternative Nobel prize”. Bianca Jagger has been awarded three doctorates, honoris causa: a Doctorate in Law from the University of East London, a Doctorate of Human Rights from Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts; and a Doctorate of Humanities from Stonehill College, Massachusetts.