Local Futures’ 6th international Economics of Happiness Conference took place in Jeonju, South Korea from September 3rd – 5th, 2015. As an initiative of the Mayor of Jeonju himself, the event was organized in collaboration with the Jeonju city government.
This gathering provided an exciting opportunity to contribute to positive policy change and resulted in the Jeonju Declaration on the Economics of Happiness. For the full text see here:
Jeonju Declaration on the Economics of Happiness, September 5th, 2015
The Jeonju Economics of Happiness Conference was followed by a meeting of local government representatives on September 7th, entitled “Economics of Happiness: Localization and the Future of Society”. Download the program here
Read about Jeonju and the Economics of Happiness Conference here:
Jeonju, South Korea: Come for the Food, Stay for the Environment, published by City Talk, a blog by ICLEI, July 30th, 2015
Check out our Flickr album with all our photos from the conference!
Helena Norberg-Hodge: Welcome to the New Paradigm
Janelle Orsi: Shareable Cities
Neil McInroy: Building Local Economic Resilience
Keibo Oiwa: Slow, Small, Simple
Judy Wicks: Beautiful Business