23rd IEF Annual Conference

Submitted by admin on 12. February 2019 - 14:29
Dates
2019 April 5-14
Place
Auckland and Rotorua, New Zealand

IEF 23rd Conference in New Zealand in April
Planetary Health and Sustainable Development

Auckland and Rotorua, New Zealand
5-14 April 2019


IEF 23rd Annual Conference in New Zealand will consist of four interrelated events around the general theme of Planetary Health and Sustainable Development. The following are brief preliminary descriptions of the events. More details will be forthcoming.

5 April 2019, Seminar at Auckland University of Technology

Theme: Spiritual mind-sets for social and environmental transformation
1-5 PM, short talks and group consultation
Organised by IEF member Marjo Lips-Wiersma, Professor of Ethics and Sustainability Leadership, Auckland University of Technology

Linking spirituality to the Sustainable Development Goals
Arthur Dahl, President, International Environment Forum
translating the SDGs to the individual and community levels, looking at spirituality as an other-centred mindset, and exploring some of the values that motivate changes in lifestyles and behaviour, as well as some indicators for values-based education.

A Maori perspective
Amber Nicholson, Auckland University of Technology

One World, One People, One Health: Why I co-host a world conference on health promotion
Sione Tu’itahi, Executive Director, Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand and Vice President, South West Pacific Region, International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE)

Other speakers to be announced
Closing panel or ritual

Friday evening 5 April: International Environment Forum Annual General Assembly

at Auckland University of Technology
This event is open to everyone who likes to learn about the IEF.

7-11 April 2019, 23rd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion

Rotorua, Aotearoa New Zealand
Theme: Waiora: Promoting Planetary Health and Sustainable Development for All
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide the framework for the sub-themes of the conference

IEF is a co-sponsor of Sub Plenary 16:
Wellbeing for everyone in a challenging world: community and spiritual health promotion perspectives
with the Planetary Wellbeing Network (PWN) and the Spiritual Health Promotion Group (SHP)
Wednesday, 10 April 1:45-3:15 PM

Speakers include:
Prof. John Raeburn, Auckland University of Technology and PWN
Dr. Tess Liew, PWN
Sione Tu’itahi, Executive Director, Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand
Dr. Richard Egan, University of Otago, NZ
Dr. Arthur Dahl, President, International Environment Forum

Arthur Dahl is also presenting a paper:
New approaches to governance for the Sustainable Development Goals
Parallel 13a: Multisectoral governance at different scales
Tuesday, 9 April, 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM
Energy Events Centre - Unison Arena

14 April 2019 Seminar at Auckland Bahá'í Centre

One World, One People, One Health
A seminar on planetary health and sustainable development
Auckland Bahá'í Centre, 129 Taniwha St, Glen Innes, Auckland 1072
Sunday 14 April 2019, 1:30-5pm

Speakers:
Dr Arthur Dahl, President, International Environment Forum
Topic: Drawing on recent guidance from the Baha’i World Centre for socially- and environmentally-coherent action

Sione Tu’itahi, Executive Director, Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand
Topic: : Learnings from co-hosting a world conference on planetary wellbeing and sustainable development

The wellbeing of the planet is one of the most significant issues for humanity today. Dr Dahl and Mr Tu’itahi are Baha’is who work in the field of health promotion and sustainable development. They are speakers in a subplenary at the 23rd World Conference on Health Promotion, to be held in Rotorua on April 7-11, 2019. Mr Tu’itahi is the co-chair of the world conference which is to be held for the first time in New Zealand. More on the conference: http://www.iuhpe2019.com/en-gb/iuhpe-home

For registration or further information for the 14 April event, contact Sylvia Aston, Sione Tu’itahi, or ief@iefworld.org


Last updated 12 February 2019