(education for a) Cosmopolitanism beyond Comfort Zones
Friday 27 September 2019
Sukyo center, 124 E 31st St, New York, 9am-5pm
An initiative of the New Humanism Project team, hosted at the Sukyo Center New York and with support of UNITY EARTH, The Interspiritual Network, the National Ethical Service, the World Council of Peoples for the United Nations and the Forum 21 Institute.… Read more > >
We were invited to contribute to the Capacity-building Knowledge to Action Day on 19 August 2019. This event is part of the United Nations Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week, organised in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil.
Even when there is a great variety of institutional arrangements for climate change mitigation and adaptation in every country, the continuous participation of local, national and regional stakeholders, including research institutions and universities is considered crucial to enhance climate action and ambition.… Read more > >
We were invited to contribute to the Eleventh meeting of the Research Dialogue ‘Science for Transformation’ as part of the United Nations Climate Change conference in Bonn. We worked on theme 2 Transformative adaptation and climate resilient development and provided answers to two interesting questions:
What do you consider to be the priority topics or questions on which we need to develop further research to succeed in transformative adaptation and climate resilient development?… Read more > >
We were invited to participate in a ‘disruptive brainstorming conference’ on the future of resilience, organised by the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Happy to be among (what they call) ‘100 visionary thinkers and thought leaders’ from international organizations and non-profit, private and academic/research entities, and looking forward to discuss visions for our common future against the backdrop of resilience.… Read more > >
We had talks about the New Humanism project with a number of nice and interesting people during and around the 57th Session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development, taking place from 11 to 21 February 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.… Read more > >
Inspired by the climate protests of young activist Greta Thunberg (Sweden), 3,000 young Belgian school pupils also skipped school today.
They gathered in Brussels with one clear message: “There is no planet B”. Their plan is to repeat this every Thursday until an appropriate response comes from Belgian politics.… Read more > >
This we found very inspiring as a form of social critique.
Kate Tempest – Europe Is Lost (Official Video)
Check other highlights here.
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This website was launched on 20 November 2018. A random date for a big move (well, that’s the plan).
All comments and questions welcome. Thx
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