(for all events taking place in Gangjeong, meet ten minutes early at the Peace Center in center of village)

Sept 2 (Sun) 10:30 a.m. – Gangjeong
Press conference on one-year anniversary of erection of fence separating the village from the Gureombi coastline and to signal the start of International Solidarity Week, Sept. 2-9.

Sept 5 (Wed) All day from 2 p.m. – Gangjeong
Traditional Jeju shaman ritual, village tour, dinner & candlelight vigil.

2:00-6:30 – World Local Governments Summit – Jungmun
National Assembly member and Jeju native Jang Hana to speak.

Sept 6 (Thurs) 2 p.m. – Jungmun
Press conference organized by Korean environmental groups. Special emphasis on the Four Rivers Project and the Jeju Naval Base

Sept 7 (Fri) 11:00-1:00 Knowledge Café – Rm. 102 (Forum 623)
Presentations on Four Rivers Project and Jeju Navy Base

Sept 8 (Sat) All day – Gangjeong Village Festival
Visitors from all over South Korea come to support the anti-base movement.

2:00-3:00 pm Maritime Ecocide Tours (meet outside Convention Center)
Take Boat ride through a UNESCO biosphere reserve, and see how the navy-base project will destroy many endangered species there. 20 person limit each time. 10,000 won.

Sept 9 (Sun) 2:30-4:30 – Just World Pavilion (Forum 11)
“Strengthening Community Voices Through Just Conservation” (w/anti-base activists)

Sept 10 (Mon) All day – Jungmun

11:00-1:00 Workshop – Room 203 (Forum 129)
“Earth Democracy and the Biosphere Ethics Initiative: Ethical arguments in biodiversity conservation” (CEL official session).

2:00-2:30 – Lotte Hotel, Crystal Ballroom 3 (Forum 767)
Discussion of relationship between Gangjeong sacred sites and policy.

7:00-9:00 – Tamna Hall – Film: “Standing on Sacred Ground” (Forum 1088)
Film followed by musical performance.

Sept 11 (Tue) 1:00-5:30 p.m. – Gangjeong Ecocide Tour (meet outside Convention Center)
Tour Gangjeong’s sacred sites on both land and at sea, and the military desecration. 20 person limit. 10,000 won.

NOTE: Candlelight vigils take place in Gangjeong every night at 8:00. Everyone welcome.

To reserve a spot on Gangjeong tours contact gangjeongintl@gmail.com.

Click here for directions to Gangjeong.

 

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