12th Annual Green Economics Institute Conference at Oxford University June 10th -12th 2017

12th Annual Green Economics Institute Conference, at Oxford University, June 10th -12th 2017

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We are delighted to announce this conference.

3 Days to Change the World:

Green Finance, Green Investment & Green Economics

Reclaiming The Economy from Privatisers, Fossil Fuellers, Xenophobes and Divide and Rulers.

Keeping social and environmental justice alive in this new age of Barbarism:

Post Truth and Post Science.

 

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Conference Timetable

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Expert Economics and Finance Panel: Values, Valuation and Valuing,Reforming Economics and Methodology Justice

 

  1. Professor Maria Madi, Finance( Brazil and Argentina) Editor of our book on Values, Valuation and Valuing.
  2. Kamal Ahmed Economics Editor of the BBC ( being confirmed due to election)
  3. Koryo Suzuki (Japan) Is Contingent Valuation method credible as the environmental valuation to evaluate total economic value?
  4. Volker Heinemann (UK and Germany) What is wrong with economics?
  5. Dr Jean Maier (Hawaii) Green Currency Could a “Green Currency Standard” change how we value money? Changing the Symbolism of Money through Exchange Rates
  6. Dr Shann Turnbull (Australia) Ecological society and how to get there
  7. Michael Goodfellow-Smith How Economic Theory Shapes Infrastructure Investment
  8. Xinye Qian Economist, (China and UK)  Is the Chinese Yuan likely to replace the US Dollar as the global reserve currency?

 

New Book  Launches Values, Valuation and Valuing: (a book compiled from writing of the conference participants)

 

Climate Finance Panel

  1. Professor Maria Alejandra Madi( Brazil) Climate finance and the role of private equity funds: contemporary trends
  2. Dr Quintin Rayer Should Ethical Investors Target Carbon-Neutrality?
  3. Dr Shann Turnbull Capitalism and its future; Can capitalism survive climate change?
  4. Dr Magnus C. Onuoha1 & Dr Sunday Akpoyibo2 (Nigeria) The Green Economy in Africa

Green Impact Investment in Nigeria : Assessing Opportunities   in the Power Sector of the Nigerian Economy

Europe and International Regimes and Institutions

 Dr Arturo Hermann (Italy) The EU Sustainable Development Strategy as a Great Opportunity for Building and Equitable and Sustainable Society

Dr Yahya Hassan Bajwa (Switzerland and Pakistan) LivingEducation — a project for women and girls in Pakistan —and its struggle to survive.

Aaron Sternicsky (Austria) Technology and the rise of populism in the west.

Volker Heinemann (UK and Germany) The Green Economics Institute,

David Williams Brexit & Trump; their impact on the global economy,

Anjikwe Membshabwallah, (Nigeria) Action Aid Nigeria: Green IT Ways to enable and help poor and excluded communities to get or have access to ICT tools and new technologies that are green and sustainable?

Jasmeet Phagoora, Economics and the practical working considerations.

Dr Kieron Niles (VCaribean ) Small Island States

 

Land Grab Wealth,  Power and Property: Global Shift, Agriculture and Food Security Panel

 launching our new book Edited by Dr Abassi (India and Saudi Arabia)  and Miriam Kennet

  1. Dr Ehtisham Abassi (India and Saudi) Urban Development Backed By Clean Development Mechanism: Evolving a Green Financial Strategy for Indian Cities
  2. Michael Goodfellow-Smith Smart and Sustainable Cities in the Anthropocene? City System Transformation will be needed
  3. Koryo Suzuki (Japan) Does PES (Payment for Ecosystem Services) contribute to sustainable agricultural development in developing countries?
  4. Dr Quintin Rayer The Need for Really Ethical Real Estate Funds
  1. Juliana Lima Mafia (Brazil)Property and Ownership, Land and Land-grab: What does Value Mean and Values do We Need to Bring?
  2. Professor José G. Vargas-Hernández (Mexico) Urban Green Spaces as a Component of an Ecosystem.Functions, Services, Users, Community Involvement, initiatives and Actions

 

  The role of Business and Multinationals

  1. Ranjit Barthakur (India Tata Consulting )Working with Nature, Not Against it: A New Business Paradigm
  2. Dirk Podevijn: ‘Ackermans & van Haaren’ (The Netherlands)  working for sustainable growth. The Netherlands

 

Keynote Address in Plenary

      Sir Crispin Tickell, Biodiversity:Saving Wildlife 

 

Biodiversity and Conservation Panel

  1. Robin Eastment and Saurav Malhotra(India)  Balipara Foundation, Assam, India Community Participation in Biodiversity Conservation: A Conceptual Overview
  2. Dr Karen Windham Lord (UK and Brazil) Botanical gardens and conservation
  3. Mansi Parikh Elephant Conservation (India) Asian Elephant Secretariat: A Digital Haven for Conservation Balipara Foundation, India
  4. Koryo Suzuki (Japan and Germany) Organic Farming and The Green Revolution  and Agriculture, how to measure economic outcomes, a new methodologic approach brings surprising results. Evidence from Asia, Japan and India.
  5. Papa Faye (Senegal) For a sound management of seeds in their entirety to fight food insecurity in Senegal via skype

 

 

 

Corruption and values

  1. Sophia Cliff The Role of Corruption in Determining Levels of Trust in Public Institutions
  2. Dr Shann Turnbull (Australia) The role of law in transitioning to a sustainable economy
  3. Khalid Khan (Pakistan) Environmental Justice in Pakistan: Issues, Policies, and Solutions
  4. Professor Guy Standing, (Switzerland) How international trade and regimes are organised today. Author The Precariat, Rentiers. And Basic Income Books

       5. Jasmeet Phagoora, (Economist) Peace and Economics perspectives from a working economist

 

Population and Overpopulation

  1. Dr Karen Schragg (USA)  Author: Overpopulation

      2. Clive Lord  (UK) Founder of the Citizens Income, The Tragedy of the Commons  Author of Green Economics and The Basic Income

 

Basic Income and Work Expert Panel: The Gig Economy, the Precariat and The Basic Income.

     1.Dr Guy Standing, Geneva, Author  and well known speaker and inventor of the term  and the book: A Precariat Charter from Denizons to Citizens: and  Books:  The Basic Income: And how we can make it happen:  The Corruption of Capitalism: Why Rentiers thrive and work does not pay

  1. Dr Paul O Brien, (Ireland)Basic Income
  2. Clive Lord Founder of the Citizens Income Why the Citizens’, or Basic income is essential to saving the Planet
  3. Dr Enrico Tezza, (Italy) the Future of Decent Work, the Basic Income and the Precariat
  4. C.R.Yadu and Aabid Firdausi M.S Equality and Fairness ( Equality and fairness in the economy ( India) Labour Centred Development and Economic Democracy:Insights from an Indian Cooperative’s Case Study

Our Books on the Basic Income –Green Economics and The Citizens Income

Our Green Economics Institute Publishing House Book Launch The Future of Income, Work Labour Edited by Miriam Kennet

 

Enacting Change on a global scale: How to implement reform

  1. Karl and Alina Lamm Ending the legacy of divide and rule.
  2. Michael Mulnerish (Austria) Worldwide Network Of (Future) Experts: Information and cooperation concerning affordable, reliable and sustainable energy as one key to combating both poverty and climate change.

3 Anjikwe Membshabwallah,( Action Aid Nigeria) Green IT: Ways to enable and help poor and excluded communities to get or have access to ICT tools and new technologies that are green and sustainable?

4. Robin Eastment and Saurav Malhotra(India)  Balipara Foundation, Assam, India Community Participation in Biodiversity Conservation: A Conceptual Overview

 

 

Africa, Climate Change and Migration

  1. Dr Andy Cons Matata and Ali Adan Ali (Kenya)

Climate Change Migration: The case of Northern and North-East Kenya  (Kenya) Climate Change Migration: The case of Northern and North-East Kenya

  1. Dr Magnus C. Onuoha1 & Dr Sunday Akpoyibo2 (Nigeria) The Green Economy in Africa

Green Impact Investment in Nigeria : Assessing Opportunities   in the Power Sector of the Nigerian Economy

  1. Dr Saqiq Okoh (Nigeria) The Green Economy in Africa – Launch of his new book The Green Economy in Africa- Post Paris. Publishing by The Green Economics Institute

Our Green Economics Institute books about Africa:

  1. Green Economics: Voices of Africa Miriam Kennet et al
  2. Transitioning to Sustainability in Africa Dr Chidi Magnus Onahua

The Green Economy in Africa Post Paris.  Dr Saqiq Okoh

 

Health, Survival  and Sustainability Expert Panel:

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Health Expert Panel: Your future your health

“Out of date economics should be recognised as a dangerous mental condition.”  Sir Crispin Tickell July 2016.

Health Experts explore one of the most pressing issues of our time.

The social and economics decision making of today has an innevitable and profound effect on our health  tomorrow. This expert pannel asks what we can and should  be doing about it and why we are not taking this action already. Speakers include:

Dr Gabriella Marfe University of Campagnia, Naples, Italy

The toxic waste dumps of the Bay of Naples and health and cancer cluster.

Dr Diana Warner, Should a GP emphasise prevention as well as cure?

Dr Enrico Tezza, Italy former International Labour Organisation. Decent Work and Health and Emotions Gig Economy and The Basic Income

Dr Katherine Kennet, Economic Theory, Discounting the Future, as applied to health, your pocket today or your health tomorrow?

Dr Ranjit Nagar, Suicide does it increase with increased GDP? The stats.

Books: Our Green Economics Institute Publishing House Health books: The Greening of Health, Healthcare and Well-Being – Miriam Kennet and Dr Katherine Kennet

NHS Continuing Healthcare-Peter Lang: Health and Productivity in Indian Agriculture- Dr Shilpa Chaudhary, India

Basic Income and Work Expert Panel: The Gig Economy, the Precariat and The Basic Income.

Dr Guy Standing, Geneva, Author  and well known speaker and inventor of the term  and the book: A Precariat Charter from Denizons to Citizens: and  Books:  The Basic Income: And how we can make it happen:  The Corruption of Capitalism: Why Rentiers thrive and work does not pay

Basic Income Dr Paul O Brien, Ireland

Clive Lord Founder of the Citizens Income

Dr Enrico Tezza, Italy, the Future of Decent Work, the Basic Income and the Precariat

Our Books on the Basic Income –Green Economics and The Citizens Income

Our Green Economics Institute Publishing House Book Launch The Future of Income, Work Labour Edited by Miriam Kennet

Conference Brochure

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Previous Green Economics Institute Events and Activities

Photos of previous events and The Green Economics Institute Activties

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Conference Brochure June 10th-12th 2017

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Photo is of food from last year’s conference

Conference Speaker List

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(The speakers for this conference are really amazing world class from about 40 countries around the world. Participants are from countries including Hawaii and Mongolia China and Saudi, a really interesting bunch of innovative thinkers and shapers, writers  and movers. We are still taking speakers, as of  all of 31st May 2017 and we are delighted to welcome more participants but please email as soon as possible to request a place as it is getting busy. We are updating the speaker list everyday but may not be posting the most up to date list. So please email to answer any questions you have. Please email greeneconomicsinstitute@yahoo.com to request a speaker slot and to discuss with us what is available. )
Three of our conference speakers were invited onto the BBCs prestigious Big Questions Debate BBC1. This week.
Here they are in action

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Rose Bridger Author -The Plane Truth

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Professor Guy Standing Author The Precariat,The Basic Income and many other books

Miriam Kennet author and editor of 50 books on the economy and social and environmental justice

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Conference Bookings Terms and Conditions for Tickets

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Conference Promotional Opportunities,Fringes and Exhibition Stands and Tables

Please email for our packages greeneconomicsinstititute@yahoo.com

Conference Academic Journal

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Conference Books available to buy

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Books created from the conference papers and conference participants

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Accomodation information can be found here:

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Any queries or information you need please do not hesitate to ask.

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Updated 31st May 2017

 

 

 

Changing the Narratives of Migration

 

This Event ‘My Life According to Me’ is run by The Green European Foundation with the support of the  The Green Economics Institute funded by the European Union.The Conference information is here:

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This  event is the third conference on Migration involving the Green Economics Institute.

The first two events  produced Proceedings papers and also our book – Introducing Migration: Social and Environmental Justice Perspectives.

 

This current event will set the context of European and other migration today, including drivers

Of climate change, rapid environmental change, political change and the many drivers including economic change.

The impact of migration on an economy will be explored. The post truth narratives and the post factual narratives in an attempt to set in context the reasons for migration and the individual stories of migrants and refugees today.

As a result this project will create Film Festival in the autumn in Spain with accompanying workshops this year in Thessaloniki, Greece and in Barcelona and Madrid as well as this one in Oxford.

This session will explore the issues and also use video to interview people about the context of todays migration and interview people with migrant backgrounds at all stages of their migrant journey.

 

Changing the Narrative of Migration

My Life by Me: Festival Project:

 

1.      Miriam Kennet Introducing our Project and the video and film festival

2 Danika Formosa Ceratona Green Institute Malta. Explains about migration issues in Malta

The Evolving Migration Journey and Context Today

1.  Dr Papa Momar Faye Green Jobs: An Alternative to the fight against poverty to wealth creation and to curb the exodus  of Africans in our country: the case of Senegal

2.       Professor Guy Standing (Switzerland) The new context of Europe and migration

3.   Dr Andy Cons Matata (Kenya) Carbon and Climate Change

Climate Change Migration: The case of Northern and North-East Kenya

European Management of Migration: Truth, Post Truth, Post Science and Challenges

1.      Dr Lavinia Tezza (Italy) Is counter-terrorism legislation affecting our life?

2.      David Williams (UK) Managing migrants as a local council

3.       Sushilla Dhall (Scotland and England) Refugee Resources Oxford and the migrant journey and experience and challenges.

Migration Statistics , Facts and Economics  in the Post Truth Age

1. Kamal Ahmed of the BBC ( subject to time and availability) election coverageMedia Issues:how to show issues fairly and information the public keeping it clear enough in the time alloted

2 Miriam Kennet Facts and Fiction in the Migration story of today.

3. Statistics and truth, well known economist and speaker More or Less (To be confirmed)

4.  Migration Economists. tbc How cities and economies with large migrant populations do better economically than those with fewer migrants.

Migrant Stories and experience

1.  Marlyn Lee Hughes, European Migration experiences

2.  Miriam Kennet, The second generation migrant literature and experience and the drivers of migration and successful experiences of migration.

3. Dr Ehtisham Abbassi  (India and Saudi Arabia) Migration

 

Migration project Recording New Narratives in Photo and Film

Interviews and workshops in this session will be photographed and videoed as part of the Film Festival Me My Life Project to Change Migration Narratives

Our Green Economics Institute Books on Migration:

–      Introducing Migration: Social and Environmental Justice Perspectives.ISBN 9781907543210

–      Proceedings of our migration conference May 2016 Trinity College, University of Oxford

–  Proceedings of the  Green European Foundation Migration Conference July 2016 Kellogg College, University of Oxford

Information about next years conference June 10-12th 2018

St Hugh’s College, University of Oxford

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Any queries or information you need please do not hesitate to ask.

email greeneconomicsinstitute@yahoo.com

www.info@greeneconomicsinstitutetrust.org

07990590463  or 00 44 7990 590463

Updated June 6th  2017