After Rio+20: Moving Beyond 2015

After Rio+20: Moving Beyond 2015

Peoples’ Sustainability Treaties in a Post Rio+20 Future:
 Advancing a Global Citizens Movement Around Sustainable Development
A week-long set of Workshop Panels,
15-19th October, 2012 at Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ, USA SC 137


PROPOSED PROGRAM (Subject to revision)


Day 01/October 15, 2012

“Rio+20: A Critical Analysis”

09.30AM – 9:55 AM Registration

9:55 AM – 10:00 AM Dr. Samuel J. Rosenberg (Dean, Ramapo College)

10.00 AM – 12.00 PM Lectures

  • A Macro Review of Rio+20: Mr. Uchita de Zoysa (TWC/GLOSS/CED/PST)
  • An Overview of the Rio+20 Outcome Document: Ms. Chantal-Line Carpentier (UNDESA)
  • A Peoples’ Perspective of Rio+20 Outcome Document: Dr. Ashwani Vasishth (Ramapo College)
  • Reviewing the Role of Major Groups at Rio+20: Mr. Jeffery Huffiness (CIVICUS)

12.00PM – 12.30 PM Snacks/Coffee Break & Networking

12.30M – 02.00 PM Dialogues/Workshop

  • Proposed Panel:Dr. Rick Clugston (Earth Charter USA), Ms. Kristy Schneeberger (Stakeholder Forum), Ms. Amanda Nesheiwat (Youth Representative to Rio+20),Ms. Sara Hambleton (Peoples’ Sustainability Treaties), Dr. Michael Edelstein (Ramapo College) & speakers

02.00 PM+: Optional – Lunch & Networking (followed by strategy session)

 

Day 02/October 16, 2012

“An Alternative at Rio+20: Peoples’ Sustainability Treaties & the Manifesto”

09.30AM – 9:55 AM Registration

9:55 AM – 10:00 AM Dr. Hassan Nejad (Dean, Ramapo College)

10.00 AM – 12.00 PM Lectures

  • Peoples’ Sustainability Treaties: Mr. Uchita de Zoysa (Chairman-Global Sustainability Solutions & Initiator of the Peoples’ Sustainability Treaties)
  • Peoples’ Sustainability Manifesto at Rio+20: Dr. Ashwani Vasishth (Director- Ramapo College)
  • Peoples’ Sustainability Treaty on Mother Earth Rights: Ms. Linda Sheehan (Executive Director-Earth Law Centre)
  • Peoples’ Sustainability Treaty on Ethics and Spirituality: Dr. Rick Clugston (Executive Director of Earth Charter USA)

12.00PM – 12.30 PM Snacks/Coffee Break & Networking

12.30 PM – 02.00 PM Dialogues/Workshop

  • Proposed Panel: Mr. Herman Greene (Centre for Ecozoic Studies), Ms. Sara Hambleton (Peoples’ Sustainability Treaties), Dr. Wayne Hayes (Ramapo College), Dr. Trent Schroyer (Ramapo College) & speakers

02.00 PM+: Optional – Lunch & Networking (followed by strategy session)

 

Day 03/October 17, 2012

“Post Rio+20 Agenda: Peoples’ Sustainability Treaties in an Emerging World Order”

09.30AM – 9:55 AM Registration

9:55 AM – 10:00 AM Dr. Eric Daffron (Vice Provost, Ramapo College)

10.00 AM – 12.00 PM Lectures

  • Architecture of a New World Order: Mr. Uchita de Zoysa (TWC/GLOSS/CED/PST)
  • Capital Constrains on Sustainable Development: Landscape of a New Political Economy: Dr. Rasigan Maharaja (IERI)
  • Shaping Sustainable Consumption and Production: Dr. Maurie Cohen (NJIT)
  • Unpacking the Complexities of Globalization through Localization: the Sustainable Economies Treaty:Dr. Ashwani Vasishth (Ramapo College)

12.00PM – 12.30 PM Snacks/Coffee Break & Networking

12.30 PM – 02.00 PM Dialogues/Workshop

  • Proposed Panel: Ms. Linda Sheehan (Earth Law Centre), Ms. Malu Freitas (Peoples’ Sustainability Treaties), Mr. Scott Grimm-Lyon (NEI Representative to Rio+20), Dr. Wayne Hayes (Ramapo College) and speakers

02.00 PM+: Optional – Lunch & Networking (followed by strategy session)

 

Day 04/October 18, 2012

“Beyond 2015: New Economies and Sustainable Development Goals”

09.30AM – 9:55 AM Registration

9:55 AM – 10:00 AM Dr. Peter Mercer (President, Ramapo College)

10.00 AM – 12.00 PM Lectures

  • Challenges Beyond Greening the Economy: Mr. Uchita de Zoysa (TWC/GLOSS/CED/PST)
  • A New Economic Manifesto for the Wellbeing of All: Dr. Rasigan Maharaja (IERI)
  • Strategies for Sustainable Development Goals: Mr. Felix Dodds (Tellus Institute)
  • Plans for Advancing the Development Agenda Beyond 2015: Mr. Farooq Ulla (Stakeholder Forum)

12.00PM – 12.30 PM Snacks/Coffee Break & Networking

12.30 PM – 02.00 PM Dialogues/Workshop

  • Proposed Panel: Ms. Chantal-Line Carpentier (UNDESA), Mr. Jeffery Huffiness (CIVICUS), Mr. Bernhard Frey (UN-NGLS), Dr. Trent Schroyer (Ramapo College), and speakers

02.00 PM+: Optional – Lunch & Networking (followed by strategy session)

 

Day 05: October 19, 2012

“The Great Transition: A Campaign for Advancing a Global Citizens Movemen”t

09.30AM – 9:55 AMRegistration

9:55 AM – 10:00 AM  Dr. Samuel J. Rosenberg (Dean, Ramapo College)

10.00 AM – 12.00 PM Lectures

  • Scenarios for a Great Transition: Dr. Tariq Banuri (Former Director Rio+20 Secretariat & TWC)
  • Imagine All the People – Roles and Responsibilities in a Planetary Phase: Dr. Paul Raskin (Tellus Institute & TWC)
  • The Widening Circle – The Catalyzing Campaign for a Global Citizens Movement: Mr. Uchita de Zoysa (TWC/GLOSS/CED/PST)

12.00PM – 12.30 PM Snacks/Coffee Break & Networking

12.30 PM – 02.00 PM Dialogues/Workshop

  • Proposed Panel: Mr. James Goldstein (Tellus & TWC), Dr. Rasigan Maharaja (IERI & TWC), Mr. Felix Dodds (Tellus & TWC), Dr. Rick Clugston (Earth Charter & TWC), Dr. Ashwani Vasishth (Ramapo College & TWC), and speakers

02.00 PM+: Optional – Lunch & Networking (followed by strategy session)

 

 

CONTACT:  Workshops Organizer: Ashwani Vasishth, PhD, Associate Professor, Ramapo College [email:vasishth@ramapo.edu, tel: (201) 684-6616]

REGISTRATION:  http://afterrioplus20.eventbrite.com 

INFORMATION:  http://www.ramapo.edu/      or       http://sustainabilitytreaties.org/

 

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