Dr. Muazama Burkhanova, Chairperson of the Foundation for Support for Civil Society Initiatives reported that on January 24th the first Earth Charter pilot lesson was held in the 8th grade of
The most difficult task for Dr. Burkhanova was to find simple, strong and emotionally charged words to tell the students about the inspiring vision of the Earth Charter, its meaning for us as human beings and a part of the greater community of life, convey to them the sense of urgency and our moral duty to Earth and to other beings, and live its values every day of our lives.
However, her fears were groundless: the students were very susceptible to the beautiful and inspiring text, and by their insistence the school Principle had to double the duration of the lesson by adding another hour.
Besides the Guidebook, brochures and the posters the Earth Charter video and the DVD produced by our colleague, the Earth Charter Affiliate Dr. Vladimir Zakharov, were also used . Mr. Zakharov is the President of the
According to the agreement between our Foundation and the Ministry of Education of