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Ten Right Livelihood Award Laureates in particilar support OPEN LETTER submitted by Right Livelihood College campus Bangkok
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[Live] EDUCATION FOR RIGHT LIVELIHOOD - CONNECTING ACTIVISM AND ACADEMIA World Café and PUBLIC FORUM By Thai PBS
During the "40 Years Right Livelihood Award" commemorative conference at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, and Wongsanit Ashram, Nakorn Nayok, a Declaration was conceived and signed by Right Livelihhood Award Laureates and other participants. The Declaration was initiated by Neshan Gunasekera, Sri Lanka, legacy holder of Judge Christopher Weeramantry (RLA 2007). Neshan is a Councillor of the World Future Council.
We are very honored that Thai PBS has made a short video of the Bangkok Conference "Education for Right Livelihood - Connecting Activism and Academia" for Thai general public to know more about the concept of Right Livelihood.
Mindful Markets Asia Forum is a regional platform for the best practices and inspiring models of producers, as well as consumers network or body, for organic agricultural movements. In order to develop strong markets for locally grown organic products, consumers need to understand how the system works and a mutual learning process between producers and consumers needs to be set up. Alternative marketing approaches such as community-supported agriculture (CSA), Participatory Guarantee System (PGS), direct farmers’ markets and cooperatives, can narrow the gap between farmers and consumers and at the same time improve farmers’ quality of life.
The School for Wellbeing Studies and Research in partnership with Chulalongkorn University, Thailand organized the second Earth Trusteeship Forum in Bangkok, Thailand.
In a world with overwhelming globalization, one extractive economic system dominating human behavior, and governance structures not matching the challenges of the anthropocene, humanity has to redefine citizenship, property and its relationship with Nature, including recognition of Nature Rights.
The Rise of Earth Trusteeship 7-22 July 2019
CURLS 2019 marked the 10th anniversary of the School for Wellbeing Studies and Research. At this occasion the Chulalongkorn University Right Livelihood Summerschool (CURLS) concluded with a two days forum Nature Rights, Global Citizenship and Reclaiming “the Commons”: the Rise of Earth Trusteeship.
The conference on Scaling Out Agroecology Practices in China was held at Room 401 Kuang Yaming School, Nanjing University, Xianlin Campus from 27-28 April 2019. The conference goals, to engage with stakeholders in China’s ecological food sector, share and discuss recent research findings, identify the entry points to translate research into practical solutions and policy innovations, raise public awareness of the work of various stakeholders about ecological agriculture developments, and deepen partnerships with key stakeholders and organizations in China to strengthen networks.
The project objective is to provide high quality of organic seeds in Bhutan, to employ farmers with good income, and to provide technical processes to the seed growers, and also to create employment opportunity for young generations.
In the collaboration with Participatory Development Training Centre (PADETC), Rural Development Agency (RDA), and College of Natural Resources in Bhutan, a group of Young Organic Farmers from Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam participated in the 6th anniversary of Sombath Somphone’s Disappearance and PADETC Fair to present and exchange the best practices and learning experiences of PADETC and development partners under the theme of “Promoting Ecological Sustainability: Towards a more livable Laos for All”, including a range of works, showcases and best practices associated with organic agriculture, healthy living, and ecological sustainability from local organization and local community from Lao society.
The Bhutan Organic Seeds Study Trip was organized by Towards Organic Asia (TOA) in order to bridge the multi-stakeholders and support organic seed production. The trip was to: