EUPCL: Our principles

In order to achieve our ambition we have defined five principles.

1. Holistic view

Understandig interdependence and connectivity; the altruistic mindset as the best strategy for personal and collective well-being.

2. Inner peace

developing a stable, clear and peaceful mindset. This is something that can be trained and developed.

3. Real connection

Taking individual and collective responsibility, social inclusion, genuine collaboration and strengthening positive relations.

4. Leading by example

Building a shared purpose and a collective vision with fellow-leaders. It is about actively becoming part of the solution.

5. Courage to act

Transforming a collective vision into reality and the courage to act. Here we will accelerate great ideas into sustainable solutions.

‘I maintain that nothing useful and
lasting can emerge from violence’

Shirin Ebadi (Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2003)

The EUPCL Board

  • Lama Jigmé Namgyal – President
  • François Carbon – Vice President
  • Sander Tideman – Executive Director
  • Henco van der Weijden – Operational Director
  • Thierry Leterre – Secretary
  • Raymond Manes – Treasurer

Executive Organization

Garrison Institute International
A non-profit, non-sectarian organization located in New York and the Netherlands, that is committed to harnessing the power of contemplative wisdom and practice to build a compassionate and resilient future for all. EUPCL is part of the Compassionate Leadership Program of Garrison Institute International.

Academic Founding Partners

Université du Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg is a public research university with an international, multilingual and interdisciplinary character. Founded in 2003, the university has already built a reputation as
being among the best young universities in the world.

Miami University John E. Dolibois European Center

Miami University Dolibois European Center or Miami University John E. Dolibois European Center, is an overseas campus of Miami University, and based in Differdange, in south-western Luxembourg.

Partnerschips Recource Centre (Rotterdam School of Management)

The Partnerships Resource Centre is an international research– and knowledge center for public-private collaboration for sustainable and inclusive development. Embedded within Rotterdam School of Management of the Erasmus University, PrC as flagship center bridges science and practice. PrC aims to understand how cross-sector partnerships work and how they can contribute to sustainable transformations. With its mission to be a force for positive change in the world, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University has firmly established its reputation over almost 50 years as one of Europe’s most international and innovative business schools.

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