Is health going to become a standard for modern cities?

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Sustainocracy, the new democracy

Three Dutch events in two weeks time show a trend toward a YES…but…..

Event 1: Innovation Estafette 2013 (12.11.13): This gathering in the RAI in Amsterdam was organized by the ministry of Economy Innovation. It’s message was that “the entire population should be actively involved in the issues of the nation”.

The question then arises: “What is the issue of the nation? Money? Technology? Pollution? Health?” Different opinions show during the conference.

Event 2: ROET conference 2013 (13.11.13): This gathering in the High Tech Campus of Eindhoven was titled “Air quality, are we done?”, referring to the efforts of the Dutch government to comply with standards set by Brussels.

The question arises: “Are we just to comply with norms? Or do we need to invest in responsibility?”

Event 3: Half year members meeting of AiREAS (27.11.13): This event took place in Eindhoven where this global citizen’s initiative for healthy cities…

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About Jean-Paul Close

Life forms in nature are healthy by definition. Unhealthy ones disappear to make room for a new cycle of healthy life. If human organizations, societies, governance and economies accept unhealthy pollution we hence destroy ourselves. A new governance appears based on awareness of core values to sustain our species and living surroundings. It a new democracy called Sustainocracy. Old structures collaps as the new one grows. Sustainocracy exists through new age ventures like AiREAS, FRE2SH and STIR learning cooperation.
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