Bhutan, Local Food, Education, and More at the Economics of Happiness Conference

Well known for its policy of Gross National Happiness, Bhutan is again making headlines with its recent declaration to go completely organic.  Sonam Chuki, a Bhutanese teacher and scholar, will speaking on the example Bhutan can set for the rest of Asia and the world at next week’s Economics of Happiness Conference in Byron Bay, Australia.

Chuki be joining more than 40 speakers from all around the world to tackle the most critical global issues of our time, including activist Winona LaDuke, economist Michael Shuman, actress Rachel Ward, surfer Dave Rastovich and musician Ash Grunwald.

For a complete list of speakers and workshop presenters: www.theeconomicsofhappiness.org/conference-program

The varied and interactive program includes plenary sessions, workshops, film screenings and a world café. Full price tickets are $300(AUD). Budget streaming tickets are also available for $50 (AUD).

In a special companion event, Charles Eisenstein will be speaking on the evening of March 18. Charles has been described as ‘one of the up-and-coming great minds of our time’.  Tickets are $25(AUD)

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