People for Earth Forum hosts conferences for the purpose of introducing
its annual activities and achievements
and to share academic knowledge and opportunities.
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  • Climate Change Colloquium 2021 - 3rd Climate Change Colloquium 2021 - 3rdEnergy transformation pathways towards climate neutrality- Gunnar Luderer, Potsdam Institute for Climate ImpactLimiting Global Warming to well-below 2°C or 1.5°C - as agreed in the Paris Climate Agreement - requi... 2021/04/28
  • Climate Change Colloquium 2021 - 2nd Climate Change Colloquium 2021 - 2ndCascading interactions between climate and social tipping elements in the Anthropocene Earth system: Risks and Opportunities)- Dr.Jonathan Donges, Potsdam Institute for Climate ImpactTipping elements in the Earth'... 2021/04/28
  • Climate Change Colloquium 2021 - 1st 1st Climate Change Colloquium 2021 by Seoul Institute & People for Earth (2021.1.19.) ㅣ Our Planet, Our Future - Strategies to Navigate the Anthropocene The Climate Change Colloquium was launched on January 19th, 2021, hosted by Seoul Institute ... 2021/01/27
  • PLZ Forum for Ecozoic Era 2020 (DAY3) [DAY 3] Special Session, Session 7---------------------------〈Special Session by RCCZ〉 Solidarity, Assembly and Governance: The Peace Process in Contact Zones of East Asia Moderator : Yong Ku Cha (Professor, Chung-Ang University) Kyoung... 2021/01/23
  • PLZ Forum for Ecozoic Era 2020 (DAY2) [DAY2] Session 3, 4, 5, 6〈Session 3〉 Diverse Approaches to Harmony with Nature in the Context of Peace Making in Borderlands Moderator : Dunja Krause (Research Officer, UNRISD) Maria Sanchez (Coordinator, UN Harmony with Nature Program... 2021/01/23
  • PLZ Forum for Ecozoic Era 2020 (DAY1) 〈PLZ Forum for Ecozoic Era 2020〉Development, Environment and Peace Nexus (DEEPEN): Peace Making in BorderlandsDate : December 3~5 (Thu~Sat), 2020 Host : Gangwon-do, Cheorwon-gun Organizer : PLZ FestivalPartnership : UNRISD, People for EarthParticipa... 2021/01/23
  • People for Earth’s 5th Anniversary Conference 2020 - Without Life, Where is the Future? People for Earth’s Fifth Anniversary Conference 2020Without Life, Where is the Future?Host : People for Earth Foundation, Korean Thomas Berry AssociationDAY 1 l Online Special Speech - “Human Being and Life” John B. Cobb Jr. (Professor Emeritus of ... 2020/10/29
  • PLZ Forum for Ecozoic Era 2019 - Day 2-3. Session 2~5 & DMZ Tour On September 22, the last day of the forum, about 50 participants visited Hwacheon's Chilsung Observatory, one of the DMZ ecological trails. This eco-excursion, led by Jae-chul Seo from Green Korea, was a great opportunity to see and feel the nature of DMZ's conservation values and the rights of nature while looking directly at the DMZ’s nature healed by nature itself in the area of the Civilian Control Line. 2019/10/28
  • PLZ Forum for Ecozoic Era 2019 - Day 1. Keynote Speech and Session 1 : 'Earth Governance' The forum itself was held over two days at KT&G Sangsangmadang Stay in Chuncheon, beginning on September 20. The event was opened by remarks by Kumsil Kang, executive director of People for Earth, a welcoming speech by Moon Soon Choi, governor of Gangwon-do, and congratulatory speeches by Irina Bokova, the former Director-General of UNESCO, and Byung-ok Ahn, chief of the National Climate and Environment Council. These were followed by the keynote speech by Klaus Bosselmann, professor at the University of Auckland, entitled “Earth Governance: The State as Environmental Trustee.” 2019/10/25
  • PLZ Forum for Ecozoic Era 2019_Pre-session (September 19, 2019) This year's PLZ Forum for Ecozoic Era centered on challenges and responses to the acknowledged climate crisis and provided a platform for academic discussions of post-transition systems of governance and alternative ways of living, which existing legal systems have not covered. Before the forum began, a pre-forum session was held at Yujae, People for Earth's office in Seoul, on Thursday, September 19. Maria Sanchez, coordinator of the UN Harmony with Nature Programme, was invited to be the main speaker at the event, which was entitled "Dialogue on Earth Jurisprudence." 2019/10/25