Sustainability, Governance, and Human-Centred-Development
9-10 April 2013
Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
The Guerrand-Hermès Foundation for Peace and Yayasan Tambuhak Sinta collaborated with other organizations in co-convening this two-day event. The objective of the conference was to explore and imagine ‘development as if humans matter’ and see an alternative development path for the province of Central Kalimantan. We envisage a path to human dignity and livelihood is one that is based on human values rather than one that is focused solely on economic or material values. The event engaged a futures thinking expert, Hardin Tibbs, who has helped take the participants through this process of shared investigation, dialogue and discovery.
Participants of the event included representatives from a cross-section of society – government, civil society, business, academia and the donor community. The conference has been successful in achieving a shared vision for how to move forward on a development path that is largely based on human values, one that truly is sustainable and equitable for the people of Central Kalimantan. This new pathway promises hope for humanity in a world that is about to reach the tipping point in human’s relationship with the planet earth.
Indeed, case studies from Indonesia presented at the conference have demonstrated that real change can be achieved which ultimately enable people to live a more meaningful and productive life.
Please review the Human-Centred-Development H-C-D Conference Report