The First Iberian Earth Charter Meeting for Sustainable Development was successfully organized and sponsored by Fundación Valores in
The goals of the meeting were to share experiences and take advantage of resources in common, develop strategies and objectives for the execution of plans of different community projects and to build an online network to be known as Iberian Earth Charter Network for Sustainable Development, which will serve as a space to share the development of all ongoing projects in the region.
With this in mind, four simultaneous groups on Society, Environment, Business and Education were formed to discuss these issues, of which the education group was the largest one with more than 100 people.
At the end of each day a professor from
More than 200 people attended the meeting and the Mr. Pérez Iriarte, Director General on Education, Professional Formation and Educational Innovation of the Ministry of Education and Science in Spain was present, as well as Mr. Mateo Castillo, member of Earth Charter International Council, Ms. María Novo from UNESCO and Special Advisor to the Earth Charter International, as well as several people from Brazil and Portugal, among others.