- Date: 4 February 2019
- Location: Vironkatu 4 (Kruunuhaka), Helsinki, Finland
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Aili has extensive grassroots-level experience in more than 25 countries, as a committed activist defending territories of life and their defenders. Currently Adjunct Professor at the University of Helsinki, she teaches critical development studies, supervises students, and pursues action-research. She sits on the Council of the ICCA Consortium, supporting and promoting the biocultural rights of indigenous peoples and local communities. She is also a trained permaculturist and facilitator.
The Global Ecovillage Network envisions a world of empowered people and communities, designing pathways to a sustainable future, while building bridges of hope and international solidarity.
As a solution-based, multi-stakeholder alliance, GEN provides information, tools, examples, and representation to the expanding global network dedicated to demonstrating principles and practices of sustainability in their lifestyles and communities.