Lecture by Dr. Surin Pitsuwan on The Sufficiency Economy Philosophy: Contribution to the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda

On Tuesday 20 October, The Hague Institute was pleased to welcome Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, Chairman of Future Innovative Thailand Institute, for a discussion on The Sufficiency Economy Philosophy: Contribution to the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda.

Drawing upon H.M. King Bhumibol’s Sufficiency Economy Philosophy which emphasizes moderation, responsible consumption, and resilience to external shocks as well as his own experience as former ASEAN Secretary-General and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, Dr. Pitsuwan demonstrated the far-reaching impacts of this philosophy in promoting both sustainable development and global justice among people, governments and businesses.

Dr. Richard Ponzio, Head of the Global Governance Program at The Hague Institute, responded to Dr. Pitsuwan’s lecture, followed by a discussion with the audience moderated by Dr. Abi Williams, President of The Hague Institute.

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