Evolution of Earth Trusteeship Initiative

Evolution of an Earth Trusteeship Initiative The Earth Trusteeship programme builds upon the legacy of Judge Christopher Weeramantry, Sri Lanka, (1926 – 2017) who was a visionary Vice President of the International Court of Justice, and co-founder of the World Future Council. Judge Weeramantry received the Right Livelihood Award in 2007. He postulated that consensus can be established among world religions and indigenous philosophies, confirming … Continue reading Evolution of Earth Trusteeship Initiative

What is Earth Trusteeship?

EARTH TRUSTEESHIP 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. New approaches of “business for the common good”, a circular economy as well as vibrant “commons” and land rights movements towards regenerative agriculture and … Continue reading What is Earth Trusteeship?

CURLS Summer School 2019: Right Livelihood Public Lecture

Raúl Montenegro (Argentina) will deliver the Right Livelihood Lecture during the Earth Trusteeship Forum, 19 – 21 July 2019. Raúl received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004 “for his outstanding work with local communities and indigenous people to protect the environment and natural resources”. “If we destroy their environments and communities, we will lose the answers they have to solving our problems, and to the … Continue reading CURLS Summer School 2019: Right Livelihood Public Lecture


CURLS 2015 under the theme Action Research: Empowering Right Livelihood was held  at Chulalongkorn University where the participants studied about the concept of Right livelihood, Gross National Happiness, and post development perspective to foster a strong academic background and expand the global viewpoint around the contemporary challenging issues for instance: consumerism, indebtedness, inequality, social justice, climate change, food system, and etc. Also, the participants discussed on … Continue reading CURLS 2015 REPORT


CURLS 2016 under the theme The Commons, Compassion, and Community was held at Chulalongkorn University, Bhutan, Chon Buri province, and Prachaub Khirikhan province to learn about the concept of property, the commons, and how to implement the knowledge that they learned throughout the journey to help their own communities. For more information, please download CURLS 2016 report below: CURLS 2016 Report Link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Rgpzg_GNi2RoFpPAauTODEjfDVhLFT4C Continue reading CURLS 2016 REPORT


CURLS 2017 under the theme People-Planet Partnership took over 24 people from around the world to learn from these four modules: ​​Module​ ​1​ ​Chulalongkorn​ ​University​ ​(July​ ​18​th​​ ​–​ ​21​st​)  ❖ The​ ​history​ ​of​ ​science​ ​and​ ​fragmentation​ ​of​ ​world​ ​view ❖ Neoliberalism​ ​and​ ​the​ ​politics​ ​of​ ​climate​ ​change ❖ Exploring​ ​the​ ​landscape​ ​of​ ​development​ ​in​ ​the​ ​21st​ ​century Module​ ​2​ ​Samoeng,​ ​Chiang​ ​Mai​ ​(July​ ​22​th​​ ​–​ … Continue reading CURLS 2017 REPORT


CURLS 2018 under the theme Healing Earth, Healing Society, Healing Self brought over 24 participants from around the world to the concept of Healing through many different perspectives. The participants discovered that Healing Self is also part of the process that will help them transform our global governance towards genuine sustainability and inclusive social justice. For more information, please download CURLS 2018 report below: CURLS … Continue reading CURLS 2018 REPORT