Monday, 27.11.17 to Wednesday, 29.11.17 - International Convention Centre, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Wellbeing Economy Festival

Join us for the ‘Wellbeing Economy Festival’ in Pretoria (South Africa) from 27 to 29 November 2017. An incredible line-up of innovators, entrepreneurs, technology experts and academics discussing how to change policy, business and society.

Public events


1. Panel discussion and debate with the audience

“From unequal development to wellbeing: research and action to connect people and nature”

27 November: 17:30-19:30

To RSVP (essential) please click here

Speakers

Kate Pickett, Professor of Epidemiology and Champion for Research on Justice and Equality, University of York (UK)

Nnimmo Bassey, Recipient of the Alternative Nobel Peace Prize and Time Magazine Environmental Hero, Health of Mother Earth foundation (Nigeria)

Hunter Lovins, Natural Capitalism Solutions and recipient of the Alternative Nobel Peace Prize (US)

Robert Costanza, Chair in Public Policy, Australian National University (Australia)

Desta Mebratu, Extraordinary Professor, Centre for Complex Systems in Transition, Stellenbosch University (SA/Ethiopia)

Where: International Convention Centre, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). Click here for directions.

 

2. Panel discussion and debate with the audience

“The politics of change: how to build a wellbeing economy ”

28 November: 17:30-19:30

To RSVP (essential) please click here

Speakers

Richard Wilkinson, Emeritus Professor of Social Epidemiology and author (UK)

Liepollo Lebohang Pheko, Senior Research Fellow and Africa focal point for the International Network on Migration and Development (RSA)

Jay Naidoo, fmr Minister of Reconstruction and Development and board member Mo Ibrahim Foundation (RSA)

Rehana Moosajee, RM Consulting (RSA)

Debra Roberts, Ethekwini Municipality (RSA)

 

3. Thuli Madonsela Good Governance Annual Lecture

“From charity to sharity: Africa’s wellbeing through creativity and leadership”

29 November: 17:30-20:00

To RSVP (essential) please click here

Speaker

Mallence Bart Williams, author, film-maker and fashion designer (Sierra Leone)

Introduced by Thuli Madonsela (RSA)

 

Related links 

Well Being Economy Festival 

Here you can watch Mallence Bart Williams’s latest TEDx Talk

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung 
South Africa Office

34 Bompas Road
Dunkeld West
Johannesburg

+27 11 341 0270
+27 11 341 0271

info(at)fes-southafrica.org

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