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Building Communities and Surviving Together part 3

This is finally the last part of the series that began in January.

We will listen to Helena Norberg-Hodge, the world’s leading localizer famous for the movie “The Economics of Happiness,” and the next generation of practitioners and activists. And let us think about how we can develop and disseminate localization and ecovillage activities from Japan.

Finally, we will celebrate the finale and a new beginning with messages from all the speakers who took the stage in February.

What we have seen through these three months of planning is the brightness and strength of community building and community development in Japan, where so many people are trying to live hand in hand, connected by love and trust, while staying close to their communities.

The people who come together for this project are people who are ahead of the time and are developing grounded activities in various regions all over Japan

I can’t tell you how many people have been encouraged by this, and in response, we at GEN-Japan are trying to firmly nurture this platform.

Let’s gather our wisdom and strength, and together, from Japan and connected to the world, let’s bring back to our feet a society where we can live a truly human life!


Date and time: Friday, March 19, 19:00 – 21:00
Saturday, March 20, 10:00 – 12:30

Fee: General 2500 yen / Students and GEN-Japan members 1000 yen
For those who have participated in either the first or second series, general admission only: 2000 yen
Even if you can’t attend, we will distribute the video to everyone for a limited viewing period.

Application: https://gen2021-3.peatix.com
For more information, please visit https://genjp2015.wixsite.com/event2021
If you can’t make it, we will send you the video for a limited time.

March 19th  the first day
19:00 Acknowledgements  Hiroko katayama GEN-Japan
19:10  What is “World Localization Day in July” ?
Helena Norberg= Hodge will give her speech with consecutive  interpretation (total 40 min)
19:50 Introduction of the activities of Local Future
Henley Coleman (Local Future) with consequtive interpretation

20:10 Talking sessions ” How to foster local movements in the future ?”

20:10 Talk Session – How to foster local movements in the future
     Shinichi Tsuji, Sawyer Kai, Hiroko Katayama


March 20: From Japan to the World with younger generations
(Facilitator) Sawyer Kai
10:00 Greeting
10:10
Henley Coleman (Local Future )
Ngothao Kin (Vietnam NextGEN GENOA)
Shan Wang  (China GEN-Japan) 
Ryu Kishinami (Japan, As One Suzuka Community)
Consecutive interpretation 

11:00 Talk Session – Let’s sail together to the world!
     Shinichi Tsuji, Sawyer Kai , Masashi Ono,
                   Azumi Nozaki, Hiroko Katayama
12:00 Message from each region to the world
Misumi Ecovillage: Shink Kudo, Itoshima Projent;
Yoshihiro Fujii, Tawarayama Guest House Project;
Daisuke Yoshitake, Umikaze; Kento Itoh, Kamogawa
Project; Yoshiki Hayashi, Transition Nagoya; Azumi
Nozaki, Share House Youkodai;Hirotaka Toya, Dahna
Village; Minori Ogawasing

12:30 Closing