Lunch Debate "Can happiness help redefine progress ?"
mardi 12 février 2019 à 04:00
By Fondation Caritas Luxembourg
Can happiness help redefine progress ?
Date And Time
Wed, March 20, 2019 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM CET
Caritas Luxembourg, 29 Rue Michel Welter L-2730 Luxembourg
Lunch debate with the speakers Isabel Sebastian and Francesco Sarracino.
Isabel Sebastian is a Research Associate at the University of Luxemburg, contributing to the development of futures scenarios for Luxemburg’s sustainable water, soil and energy nexus. She recently completed a PhD at the Institute for Sustainable Futures in Sydney, Australia. Prior to academia, Isabel was a business professional with more than 20 years experience in blending the fields of business management and sustainability. Her experience spans from Australia, Germany, India, Tajikistan to Bhutan, where she worked for a nine-year period. Isabel will discuss Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness approach to progress.
Francesco Sarracino is senior economist at STATEC, the national statistical office of Luxembourg. His work aims at informing policies to make economic growth compatible with people’s well-being and to pursue sustainable development. In this speech, Francesco uses data from Luxembourg to argue that the quality of economic growth matters for people’s well-being, and that it is possible to establish a virtuous circle between enduring improvements in well-being and prosperity.
Registration until 18th March.
Vegan food provided.
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