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?


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

CURLS Summer School 2019: Right Livelihood Public Lecture – Raúl Montenegro

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 – Raúl Montenegro

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. … Continue reading Registration and Tentative Schedule for The Earth Trusteeship Forum 2019


⭕️CURLS Summer School 2019 is now OPEN for REGISTRATION!⭕️ 🔆We are delighted to invite 24 participants around the globe to explore the notion of Earth Community and the commons, which is a corner stone idea in the process of transformation towards genuine sustainability and inclusive social justice, under the theme ‘Nature Rights, Global Citizenship And Reclaiming ‘the Commons’: THE RISE OF EARTH TRUSTEESHIP’. . 🏭In a … Continue reading CURLS 2019 IS OPEN FOR REGISTRATION!

Why should you join CURLS 2019? I

Ishanya Anthapur: Ishy (USA)Ishanya Anthapur: Ishy (USA) Ishy is a student intern and CURLS 2018 participant studying Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University.  Curls 2018 has given me the gift of impetus. While I’ve been a generally knowledgeable citizen about ongoing crises and world issues, I haven’t always been the most active person. At one point in my life I thought, “I do not … Continue reading Why should you join CURLS 2019? I

Why should you join CURLS 2019? II

Ryan Bestre (The Philippines) Ryan currently works for the solar energy company: Solar Pacific and volunteers for Greenpeace as an ecological agriculture campaigner. (Following piece is from a blog written by Ryan as his reflection on module 1 of CURLS 2018) “We have to be angry but humble… We have to fight joyfully.” This statement came from 2010 Right Livelihood Award Laureate Nnimmo Bassey, an … Continue reading Why should you join CURLS 2019? II

Pipope Panitchpakdi

Pipope Panitchpakdi is currently a Deputy Director-General at Thai Public Broadcasting Service. He is also known as a social documentary film maker and a veteran news reporter with emphasis on environmental issue, climate change adaptation in developing countries and social justice.His best known work is about the impact of development projects that are taking place in the Mekong river basin. Pipope is also active as … Continue reading Pipope Panitchpakdi

Suthipand Chirathiwat

Suthiphand Chirathivat is Executive Director, ASEAN Studies Center, and Chairman, Chula Global Network, and emeritus professor of economics at Chulalongkorn University. Until recently, he was Dean, Faculty of Economics, Chairman of the Ph.D. Program in Economics, Chairman of Economics Research Center and Center for International Economics at Chulalongkorn University. Professor Suthiphand previously held a position as Advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Ministry … Continue reading Suthipand Chirathiwat