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Program

Day 01/October 15, 2012
“Rio+20: A Critical Analysis”

09.30AM – 9:55 AM  Registration
9:55 AM – 10:00 AM Dr. Ashwani Vasishth (Director, MASS, 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: Mr. Farooq Ulla (Stakeholder Forum)
  • Reviewing the Role of Major Groups at Rio+20: Mr. Jeffery Huffines (CIVICUS)
  • A Peoples’ Perspective of Rio+20 Outcomes: Dr. Ashwani Vasishth (Ramapo College)

12.00 PM – 01.30 PM         Dialogues/Workshop

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

01.30PM – 2.30 PM              Snacks/Coffee Break & Networking
02.30 PM – 04.00PM         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 (TWC/GLOSS/CED/PST)
  • Peoples’ Sustainability Manifesto at Rio+20: Dr. Ashwani Vasishth (Ramapo College)
  • Peoples’ Sustainability Treaty on Mother Earth Rights: Dr. Linda Sheehan (ELC)
  • Peoples’ Sustainability Treaty on Ethics and Spirituality: Dr. Rick Clugston (Earth Charter)

12.00 PM – 01.30 PM         Dialogues/Workshop

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

01.30PM – 2.30 PM              Snacks/Coffee Break & Networking
02.30 PM – 04.00PM         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. Samuel J. Rosenberg (Dean, Ramapo College)

10.00 AM – 12.00 PM          Lectures

  • Architecture of a New World Order: Mr. Uchita de Zoysa (TWC/GLOSS/CED/PST)
  • Capitalistic Constrains on Sustainable Development: Landscape of a New Political Economy: Dr. Rasigan Maharajh (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)

12.00 PM – 01.30 PM         Dialogues/Workshop

Proposed Panel: Ms. Linda Sheehan (Earth Law Centre), Dr. Rick Clugston, Mr. Scott Grimm-Lyon (NEI Representative to Rio+20), Dr. Wayne Hayes (Ramapo College) and speakers

01.30PM – 2.30 PM              Snacks/Coffee Break & Networking
02.30 PM – 04.00PM         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 Maharajh (IERI)
  • Strategies for Sustainable Development Goals: Mr. Felix Dodds (Tellus/TWC)
  • Plans for Advancing the Development Agenda Beyond 2015: Ms. Chantal-Line Carpentier (UNDESA)

12.00 PM – 01.30 PM         Dialogues/Workshop

Proposed Panel: Mr. Alexander Juras (UNEP), Mr. Jeffery Huffiness (CIVICUS), Mr. Bernhard Frey (UN-NGLS), Dr. Trent Schroyer (Ramapo College), and speakers

01.30PM – 2.30 PM              Snacks/Coffee Break & Networking
02.30 PM – 04.00PM         Strategy session

 

Day 05/October 19, 2012
“The Great Transition: A Campaign for Advancing a Global Citizens Movement”

09.30AM – 9:55 AM  Registration
9:55 AM – 10:00 AM Dr. Ashwani Vasishth (Director, MASS, 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 Campaign for a Global Citizens Movement: Mr. Uchita de Zoysa (TWC/GLOSS/CED/PST)

12.00 PM – 01.30 PM         Dialogues/Workshop

Proposed Panel: Dr. Rasigan Maharajh (IERI & TWC), Dr. Rick Clugston (Earth Charter & TWC), Dr. Ashwani Vasishth (Ramapo College & TWC), and speakers

01.30PM – 2.30 PM              Snacks/Coffee Break & Networking
02.30 PM – 04.00PM         Strategy session

Presentations

October 15, 2012

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October 16, 2012

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October 17, 2012

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October 18, 2012

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October 19, 2012

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