Katherine Trebeck: Wellbeing Economics: Amsterdam City Doughnut 6pm 25 June

Katherine Trebeck outlines how we can achieve a #JustRecovery from Covid-19 and how Amsterdam City Doughnut research points a way

About this Event

Amsterdam City Doughnut – commissioned by the Deputy Mayor – illustrates how embroiled northern cities are in inequality, exploitation, racism and extractivism.

Katherine Trebeck, Advocacy & Influencing Lead for the Wellbeing Economy Alliance, will set this work in context of a new economic framework and kick off roundtable discussions exploring a way out of the black hole of Coronavirus Pandemic + Financial Depression.

6pm for 6.15pm start – 8.00pm Thurs 25 June. Online link to be sent to all who register.

Please book: https://transition25june.eventbrite.co.uk + www.facebook.com/events/582624985759653/

#JustRecovery #JustTransition #BuildBackBetter #ClimateJustice

Timetable:

  • 6.00pm “Doors Open” – our meeting etiquette / harvest log
  • 6.15pm Welcome and introductions
  • 6.20pm Katherine Trebeck: an informative provocation
  • 6.40pm Break out into discussion groups
  • 7.20pm Comfort Break
  • 7.25pm Return to Plenary for sharing ideas
  • 7.45pm Summary and Close at 8.00pm

www.TransitionEdinburgh.org.uk / https://WellbeingEconomy.org

Katherine instigated the group of Wellbeing Economy Governments (WEGo) – which currently comprises Scotland, New Zealand, Iceland, and Wales – founded on the recognition that ‘development’ entails delivering human and ecological wellbeing. She developed Oxfam’s Humankind Index and led Oxfam’s work on a ‘human economy’.

Her new book The Economics of Arrival: Ideas for a Grown Up Economy – co-authored with Jeremy Williams – was published in January 2019. Website: www.katherinetrebeck.com/

While initiated by Transition Edinburgh this event is co-hosted by the Wellbeing Economy AllianceScottish Ecological Design AssociationScottish Communities Climate Action Network, Cockburn Association – Edinburgh Civic Trust and Transition Scotland. Other co-hosts invited – enables you to be part of the breakout room facilitation team.