February 17, 2016, 9.30 am–12.30 pm
Ruan Chula Narumit, Chulalongkorn University
This public forum will share the key lessons and conclusions from the Sombath Symposium, a three day event which aims to exchange and explore various traditional, cultural and alternative perspectives on how humans value and interact with nature.
Participants of symposium will come from Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, The Philippines, Indonesia, and India, and represent a wide range of ethnic, cultural, religious and vocational backgrounds and perspectives.
The forum will also be joined by local community and activists from Thailand to contribute to the discussion on their struggles to protect the nature and livelihood.
Organised by Focus on the Global South and the Sombath Initiative, in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Foundation
English-Thai-English translation will be provided
Lunch will be served at 12:30 at SASA International House