The mission of the AHF is to "bring together compassionate hearts and available resources within Asia for global humanitarian and environmental benefit." We want to make humanitarian and environmental issues relevant and urgent for everyone.

The inaugural AHF was held from 15 to 17 January, 2010 in Singapore at The Plaza, National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street. Organised as a public educational platform to promote both humanitarian and environmental causes to the masses, AHF featured film screenings, green activities, talks and exhibitio
ns.

E
vent Highlights
– Free rides on the Segway Personal Transporter
– Showcase of the SQEV1 electric car
– Green Marks The Spot (GMTS): gathering of people from all over Singapore at the event venue via green modes of transport, including walking, cycling, in-line skating, public transport and hybrid/electric vehicles. GMTS incorporates a recycling campaign featuring the Reverse Vending Machine, with prizes from Coca-Cola Singapore. Click here for more details.
– Night screenings of humanitarian and environmental films

– Public reading of a book about children caught in armed conflict
– Grace Music Festival Roadshow: featuring Philippine singer-songwriter Noel Cabangon, and the Singspirators
– “Altered Land” photographic exhibition by Ernest Goh
– “Seeds of Change” environmental exhibition by Singapore Soka Association

NGO Exhibitors
Jane Goodall Institute (Singapore)
Roots & Shoots
WWF Singapore
Riverkids Project

Project Myanmar
Project Nepal

UNIFEM Singapore
PhilanthropyWorks
Food4Thought, NUS Students Against Violation of the Earth
Youth Environmental Guardians@Mayflower
"Altered Land" Photography Exhibition by Ernest Goh

GUEST-OF-HONOUR:  Mr Kwek Leng Joo (M.D., City Developments Limited)

Day 1 – Friday (Jan 15) at The Plaza


10:00am  START OF AHF 2010 
                NGO exhibition; "Altered Land" photography exhibition;
                "Seeds Of Change" environmental exhibition; showcase of electric car,
                Reverse Vending Machines and Segways

                Recycling campaign (10am to 10pm)
                Making recycling fun with the Reverse Vending Machines
                HIGHLIGHT: One drink redemption for every batch of recycled cans
                and plastic bottles (except glass); while stocks last; limited
                redemption period (10am to 4pm)                

6:00pm    AHF 2010 LAUNCH CEREMONY

7:00pm    BOOK READING
                Children In Armed Conflict: Excerpts from ‘Little Daughter’

8:00pm    FILM SCREENING
                “The Day After Peace” by Jeremy Gilley

Day 2 – Saturday (Jan 16) at The Plaza


10:00am  GREEN MARKS THE SPOT   Click here for details
                Mass gathering at The Plaza via green modes of transport
                (walking, cycling, rollerblading, Segway, public transport, hybrid cars etc.)

                Recycling campaign (10am to 10pm)
                Making recycling fun with the Reverse Vending Machines
                HIGHLIGHT: One drink redemption for every batch of recycled cans
                and plastic bottles (except glass); while stocks last; limited
                redemption period (10am to 4pm)                

                NGO exhibition; "Altered Land" photography exhibition;
                "Seeds Of Change" environmental exhibition; showcase of electric car,
                Reverse Vending Machines and Segways

11:00am  GET CONNECTED! PANEL 1
                Let’s Talk Food: What’s For Lunch?

                Chairperson: Low Chip Khoon – Educator and environmental activist
                Panellist 1: Heather Chi – Director, Food For All
                “Hunger and Food Waste”
                Panellist 2: Koh Ting Ting – Director, Food4Thought, NUS SAVE
                “Fight Climate Change With Diet Change”


12:30pm  MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
                Grace Music Festival Roadshow

                Featuring Noel Cabangon, and the Singspirators

2:00pm    GET CONNECTED! PANEL 2
                After Copenhagen: Glimpses Of Hope For Planet Earth

                Chairperson: Jessica Cheam – Journalist, The Straits Times
                Panellist 1: Bernice Lee – General Manager, Jane Goodall Institute (Singapore)
                Panellist 2: Tony Boatman – Director, The Climate Project Singapore

3:30pm    GET CONNECTED! PANEL 3
                Caring For The Needy: Whose Job Is It?

                Chairperson: Jonathan How – Director, Café Diplo
                Panellist 1: Vivian Claire Liu – Founding Director, PhilanthrophyWorks
                “Catalytic Philanthropy – Be the Change You Want”
                Panellist 2: Mark Philpott – President, Humaneity Foundation
                “Humane-ity: A Matter of Responsibility”
                Panellist 3: Michael Switow – Co-Founder, One (Singapore)
                “Make Poverty History”

5:30pm    MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
                Grace Music Festival Roadshow

                Featuring Noel Cabangon, and the Singspirators

7:30pm    FILM SCREENING
                “Switchbacks” by Harry Chew/Mark Philpott

                “Another Way Of Seeing Things” by Daisaku Ikeda
                “Quiet Revolution” by Earth Council


END OF ACTIVITIES AT THE PLAZA

Day 3 – Sunday (Jan 17) at Emily Hill

3:00pm    AHF HUMANITY CONNECTOR
                Networking session for NGO/Social enterprise/CSR representatives,
               
grantmakers, and individuals involved in humanity projects
 

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