Following last year call for nominations for two vacancies on the Earth Charter International Council specifically for the European Region, we are pleased to announce that the Council has agreed to appoint as new members Alide Roerink from Netherlands and Barbro Holmberg from Sweden. Information about their backgrounds are posted on the Earth Charter web site. Alide Roerink and Barbro Holmberg bring with them unique skills and contacts in fields that complement the Council’s current composition.
In making this decision, the Council was mindful of the outstanding contributions by many of the nominees to the ongoing achievements of the
2008 brings another new phase in the growth of the Earth Charter initiative – one guided by a strategy of decentralized activity and the empowerment of individuals, communities and organizations. Your ongoing support for the Earth Charter means we can look forward with confidence to the challenges and opportunities this year will bring.