TS Adyar International

BESANT LECTURE “Let Me Tell You a Story…”

Speakers

  • Antonio A. Oposa Jr.
    Antonio A. Oposa Jr.
    President, The Law of Nature Foundation, Philippines

    Antonio A. Oposa Jr. is one of Asia’s leading voices in the global arena of Environmental Law. His work is known for telling a story in the Philippine Supreme Court: That every generation has a duty to ensure that Life-Sources will still be available for future generations. His legal work extends from the court of law to direct enforcement action against environmental crime syndicates. Visayan Sea Squadron.

    In 2008, after a ten-year lonesome legal battle against 13 Philippine Government agencies, he won an unprecedented continuing mandamus. The Supreme Court issued an Order directing all concerned agencies to clean up Manila Bay. They were also ordered to report its progress to the Supreme Court every 90 days, until the waters will be clean enough to be swimmable. He was given the 2015 Inuoye Distinguished Chair of the University of Hawaii.

    Asia’s highest recognition for public service – The Ramon Magsaysay Award – noted his path-breaking and passionate crusade to engage Filipinos in acts of enlightened citizenship. To maximize the power of the Law — to protect and nurture the Environment — for themselves, their children, and generations yet unborn.

    He holds the Normandy Chair for Peace.

  • Charlton "Chally" Jules P. Romero
    Charlton "Chally" Jules P. Romero
    General Secretary of the TS in the Philippines

    Charlton Jules P. Romero

    “Chally” is a third-generation theosophist and is currently the National President and General Secretary of the TS Philippines.

    He is chairman of the board of trustees of Golden Link College Foundation, Inc. (a theosophical school with various campuses all over the Philippines), The Theosophical Order of Service – Philippines, and Green Earth Foundation, Inc.

    He is also Vice-President of the TS Indo-Pacific Federation.

    Lawyer and law professor in various universities and colleges and also holds an MBA.

Date

Dec 29 2021

Time

UTC/GMT
9:00 am - 10:15 am

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Dec 29 2021
  • Time: 4:00 am - 5:15 am

BESANT LECTURE “Let Me Tell You a Story…”

Category: PUBLIC LECTURE

 

“Let Me Tell You a Story…”

Antonio A. Oposa, Jr.

President, The Law of Nature Foundation

One of Asia’s leading voices in the global arena of Environmental Law.
Asia’s highest recognition for public service – The Ramon Magsaysay Award – noted his path-breaking and passionate crusade to engage Filipinos in acts of enlightened citizenship.
He holds the Normandy Chair for Peace

Introduced by

Charlton “Chally” Jules P. Romero

General Secretary of the Philippine Section