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

Messages for the next CURLS participants

“Be ready to welcome new experience. challenge your assumption. Step out of your box.” “Whatever CURLS organizers team give to you, I hope you learn something inside and outside you.” “To be in the experience, to feel, to think, to reflect, to experience, to do. Connect with the other participants, really listen and learn to work together, have a dialogue about your learning.” “Be involved … Continue reading Messages for the next CURLS participants

The Hague Principles for a Universal Declaration on Responsibilities for Human Rights and Earth Trusteeship

Principle 1 Responsibilities for Earth 1.1. All human beings, individually and collectively, share responsibility to protect Nature, of which we are an integral part, the integrity of Earth’s ecological systems and Earth as a whole, home of all living beings. 1.2. Each state individually, and the international community of states collectively, acknowledge that they have, and share, responsibilities for Nature, in cooperation and in alliance with their citizens as … Continue reading The Hague Principles for a Universal Declaration on Responsibilities for Human Rights and Earth Trusteeship

OVERVIEW PROGRAMME OF CURLS 2019

Overview Program of 5th Right Livelihood Summer School and International Forum 7 – 22 July 2019, Thailand  Module 1 Chulalongkorn University (7 – 9   July) Critical academic analysis and new impulses for civil society transformation Neoliberalism and the politics of climate change Exploring the landscape of development in the 21st century –rights, equality, food, wellbeing movement etc. and post development agenda Lecture on Participatory Action … Continue reading OVERVIEW PROGRAMME OF CURLS 2019

Raúl Montenegro, Right Livelihood Public Lecture 2019 (Earth Trusteeship Forum: 20 July 2019)

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 Raúl Montenegro, Right Livelihood Public Lecture 2019 (Earth Trusteeship Forum: 20 July 2019)