Japan Energy Tour (April 21-25)
A to Z Climate Change Workshop (April 24-25)
Venue: Woljeong-sa Temple
This one and a half day workshop will provide in-depth informative knowledge on these questions:
- What’s happening to our planet?
- What will be the impact if the world continues on like this?
- Why this happening?
- Who are the key players that got us into this crisis?
- Who are the key players to make it better? Can it work?
- What else needs to be done?
- What can we do?
This workshop is relevant to anyone who is interested to know about climate change issues and particularly for FBOs, NGOs, social and environmental activists, academics, mass media, and students.
Resource Person: Dr. Nigel Crawhall (South Africa)
Nigel Crawhall holds a PhD in Sociolinguistics from the University of Cape Town. He is currently the Director of Secretariat for the Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee (IPACC) based in Cape Town, South Africa. He is an occasional consultant to UNESCO’s Culture Section, Division for Cultural Policies and Intercultural Dialogue. Nigel’s work on Protected Areas has included land claims, participatory mapping, developing advocacy projects on the certification of traditional tracking and various aspects of documenting and supporting intergenerational transmission of intangible heritage, cultural resources, and biodiversity knowledge. He is a member of two inter-religious regional networks for environmental and climate advocacy and convened a high-level inter-religious panel on ethics and conservation for the 2102 World Conservation Congress. He is also on the Executive Committee of the International Network of Engaged Buddhists (INEB)
Korean Energy and Environment Tour (April 27-28)
Seoul -> Wonju (Socio-Economic Network) -> Daegwanryeong (Wind Farm) -> Wolsung (Nuclear Power Plant) -> Seoul
Seoul -> Namhangang River (affected by 4 Rivers Project) -> Youngju (stream conservation trust) -> Wolsung (Nuclear Power Plant) -> Seoul
Groups 1 & 2
Parade, Wolsong (near nuclear power plant)