Earth Trusteeship Forum & CURLS 2019 Report

With the collaboration of School For Wellbeing and various organizations, we organized the Second Earth Trusteeship forum on 19 – 21 July 2019 to promote the notion of trusteeship. The forum, this year, is special for its concluding part of Chula Right Livelihood Summer School (CURLS) 2019 under the theme Nature Rights, Global Citizenship, and Reclaiming the commons: The Rise of Earth Trusteeship.  Please read … Continue reading Earth Trusteeship Forum & CURLS 2019 Report

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Education For Right Livelihood to Inspire Change – Connecting Activism and Academia 19 – 22 February 2020

As the Right Livelihood Award is approaching its 40th Anniversary and the Right Livelihood College is celebrating 10 years, our common global challenges are becoming increasingly acute and tangible when it comes to for example the climate crisis, authoritarian governance, the continuous threat of violent conflict including the use of nuclear weapons and growing inequality between rich and poor. At this crucial time in human history, Right … Continue reading Education For Right Livelihood to Inspire Change – Connecting Activism and Academia 19 – 22 February 2020

CURLS 2019 Report

“Nature Rights, Global Citizenship and Reclaiming “the Commons”: The Rise of Earth Trusteeship 7 – 22 July 2019 CURLS 2019 started in Bangkok at Chulalongkorn University. The Chula campus in Bangkok provided a 2,5 day platform for critical academic analysis and new impulses for civil society transformation in a context of an experimental “environment and theatre” programme, including a farm visit where “the commons” are … Continue reading CURLS 2019 Report

Interview with Raul Montenegro 2004 Right Livelihood Laureate (Video)

Since 1980 Montenegro has been involved, normally in an initiating role, in an astonishing range and number of environmental activities, which include: Anti-nuclear: this has been probably Montenegro’s single largest field of activities, which have included: a six-year successful campaign to close Los Gigantes uranium mine; campaigns against plans for nuclear waste dumps, nuclear waste shipments and nuclear releases; a successful campaign to stop the … Continue reading Interview with Raul Montenegro 2004 Right Livelihood Laureate (Video)

CURLS 2019 Executive summary

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 School for Wellbeing was founded in 2009 as a follow-up to the 3rd International Conference on Gross National Happiness held in … Continue reading CURLS 2019 Executive summary

Maetha Community

Mae-tha Sub-district is in Mae-oon district, Chiang Mai Province, which comprises 7 villages with a total of approximately 4000 people in 1330 households. In the past, it was one of the remotest areas of Chiang Mai Province making it difficult to be accessed by governmental facilities. Kamnan Anan told us that because they were abandoned by the state, they became a strong community through self-reliant … Continue reading Maetha Community