Registration and Tentative Schedule for The Earth Trusteeship Forum 2019

You can NOW register for the Earth Trusteeship Forum independently from CURLS 2019.

Please apply here: https://forms.gle/xf6ynaBgNmfKHjuFA

The second Earth Trusteeship Forum will be the concluding event of the CURLS 2019 Summer School, 7 – 22 July 2019. The first EARTH TRUSTEESHIP FORUM was held at the Peace Palace, The Hague, 10 December 2018. Earth Trusteeship unites global citizens as equal trustees of the Earth.

The forum will be held on 19 – 21 July 2019 at Mahachulalongkorn Building Room 105, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

The three-day forum’s registration fee is 50 USD (approximately 18 USD per day including lunch and break) but it is negotiable (please see the registration form above).


Aims and objectives of the second Earth Trusteeship Forum and partnership co-creation

• To provide creative space for inspirational exchanges and dialogue on Earth Trusteeship

• To reflect on Earth Trusteeship from the perspective of various academic disciplines, civil society engagement; as well as from the wisdom messages of diverse world religions and indigenous philosophies as constituents of customary international law

• Exploring the transformative impact of advocacy by an Earth Trusteeship Platform in the framework of the Geneva People’s Action Forum 2020, Agenda 2030 and in particular SDGs 16 and 17. Expected outcome

• Co-creative partnership supported by an informal, diverse, but effective Earth Trusteeship Platform with global, regional and local networks.

Expected outcome

• Co-creative partnership supported by an informal, diverse, but effective Earth Trusteeship Platform with global, regional and local networks.


Tentative Schedule of the Earth Trusteeship Forum

“10 Years School for Wellbeing”

NATURE RIGHTS, GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP AND RECLAIMING ‘THE COMMONS’: THE RISE OF EARTH TRUSTEESHIP 19 – 21 July 2019

Tentative Schedule

Friday 19 July Arrivals (Day 1)

“JAI JAGAT 2020 – On The Move For Justice and Peace”.

Preparatory meeting (morning) and public lecture (afternoon) with Rajagopal P.V., India

16.00 – 17.00 Music & Reception

17.00 – 18.00 Purpose and Programme Design by Organisers.

Introductions of Resource Persons and Forum Participants.

18.00 – 20.00 Welcome Dinner


Saturday 20 July (Day 2)

09.00 – 09.30 Opening and Music

09.30 – 10.30 Right Livelihood Lecture by Raúl Montenegro, Argentina

10.30 – 11.15 Presentation by CURLS 2019 participants

11.15 – 11.45 Break

11.45 – 13.00 Panel 1 – Earth Trusteeship and Earth Governance: Re-thinking Property and Sovereignty towards a genuine Earth Community?

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.00 Panel 2 – A new paradigm in international law? How to shape advocacy?

15.00 – 16.00 World Café

16.00 – 17.00 Panel 3 – Coalition Building and the art of collaboration

17.00 – 18.00 World Café

18.00 – 18.30 Conclusions and Ideas

19.00 – 21.00 Cultural Programme and Dinner


Sunday 21 July (Day 3)

09.00 – 10.00 Inter-cultural Invocation with a diversity of pioneers of Engaged Spirituality

10.00 – 11.30 Panel 3 – Earth Trusteeship and the Diversity of Religions, Beliefs and Philosophies: does consensus building make a difference?

11.30 – 12.30 World Café

12.30 – 13.00 Conclusions

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.30 Open space for review and future planning in small groups

15.30 – 16.00 Conclusions and closure

16.00 – 17.00 Farewell reception


***Please note that we do not give scholarships or financial aids for the participation in the forum. We kindly suggest that those, who are interested in the forum, inquire about the supports from their institutions or organizations.

We are hoping that we can be a force of change together towards genuine sustainability and inclusive social justice.

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