The Earth Charter at the VI Latin American Congress for Environmental Education

The VI Congreso Iberoamericano de Educación Ambiental took place in San Clemente del Tuyú, Argentina on September 16-19, 2009.  The meeting gathered educators, researchers, NGOs and governmental representatives, students, youth and business people from Latin America, Spain and Portugal. At this event, the Earth Charter Secretariat led a workshop called “Bringing Sustainability to Classrooms: An Earth Charter Workshop” on 16 September 2009.


The general objectives of the congress were to:

– promote EE as an estate policy and strengthen public management in building sustainable territories

– contribute to the EE with the input of environmental educators from their own perspectives and realities


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