Local Communities - Earth Charter

The Earth Charter Cities Manifesto

Inspired by and strongly associated with the Earth Charter, Earth Charter Cities want to deliver a significant contribution to a sustainable future. The Earth Charter Cities concept becomes manifest through 16 different principles and assumptions, accessible and useful to all citizens and urban organizations, businesses, communities, governments and institutions to inspire and to guide them towards a new future.

The Earth Charter Cities Manifesto was developed by Gerben van Straaten of World of Walas and launched in 2010.

For more information visit: http://earthchartercities.org/

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The Earth Charter and Regional Treaties of Principle 10 Rio Declaration

This article provides an analysis of the implementation of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration from different perspectives. First, from the perspective of the Earth Charter as a comprehensive ethical framework of global governance based on the principles of sustainability. Second, from the perspectives of the two regional treaties on access rights: Aarhus Convention and Escazu Agreement.

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Trazando el Camino

La Secretaria se complace en hacerle llegar esta publicacion de veinte casos de la Carta de la Tierra en movimiento; diez en educacion y diez relacionados con comunidades locales.

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EarthCat – Earth Charter Community Action tool

EarthCat, the Earth Charter Community Action Tool, is a software tool developed for use by communities interested in developing sustainability programs and is available for use free of charge.

It is a guide designed to provide communities with a framework that permits them to identify their own priorities and approaches as they work towards a sustainable future.

EarthCat provides a clear methodology to take in defining goals and targets, developing strategies, and measuring progress. It is an easy-to-use tool that provides practical instruction and theoretical background for every step.

EarthCAT was developed by the Earth Charter Partnership for Sustainable Communities (ECPSC). ECPSC is a partnership consisting of the Earth Charter Secretariat, Global Community Initiatives, the World Resources Institute and communities and organizations around the world.

Click here to see the EarthCat Website

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Municipalidad Santo Domingo de Heredia – Comprometidos con el Desarrollo Local Sostenible, Informe capacitacion 2003

Este es un reporte del encuentro con los funcionarios de la Municipalidad del Canton de Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica con el fin de iniciar el proceso de analisis, sensibilizacion y capacitacion. Este encuentro tuvo lugar el dia 9 de mayo del 2003, en las instalaciones del gimnasio Municipal del Canton de Santo Domingo de Heredia.

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