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  • Earth Charter inspires hope and action at Fourth Congress of the Valencian School Federation

    The Fourth Congress of the Escola Valenciana Federation took place in Valencia from December 5-8, 2006, on the theme of "The Valencian School and a Sustainable Society." Participants sought to share experiences and pedagogical strategies…

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  • Earth Charter in Japan and China

    The Earth Charter Initiative in Japan has received a new burst of energy thanks to the efforts of Earth Charter Commission, and ECI Council member, Senator Wakako Hironaka.   ECI Executive Director Alan AtKisson has…

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  • International Statement in Favor of Life, of Peace, of Equality

    Spain)                +34696061589         (from other countries)   Join in these activities: Educational institutions: spend 30 minutes on December 11 (or any other day) explaining to students the reason for the Declaration and this call for…

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  • Michael Slaby's New York Diary (Nov 2006)

    Yes! I made it through the tight security controls at the airport, and here I am, on my first flight to the US, ever!   However, the trip began on a sad note: While waiting…

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  • EC Principles Support The Converging World – UK/India

    The principles of the Earth Charter are being applied by a new organization called The Converging World, which has launched innovative projects to build wind turbines in Southern India with finances from UK companies and…

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  • Building Education for Sustainable Development in Latin America

      “Building Education for Sustainable Development in Latin America” -- a three-day meeting organized jointly by the Earth Charter Center of Education for Sustainable Development at UPEACE and UNESCO, in collaboration with UNEP, Avina, and…

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  • Musician Dennen to Receive Earth Charter Award

    A young musician with a sensibility for peace and justice will be "Earth Charter and the Arts Award" from Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions at the group's Third Annual Earth Charter Summit on Saturday, Oct. 14,…

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  • The Earth Charter at the Valencian School Congress

      The Valencian School is organizing a remarkable conference on sustainable development—and the Earth Charter will be a central focus there. Entitled “Escuela Valenciana y Sociedad Sostenible” (The Valencian School and Sustainable Society), it will…

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  • Outdoor Education Based on the Earth Charter, in Argentina

    The group Argentina People and Nature has been working with rural and local schools from the botanic garden Dr. Miquel J Culaciati, an oasis in the province of Córdoba.   They have created a program…

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  • Key Gatherings for the Charter – Australia

    Good news comes from Australia, where the Queensland State Government has announced that it will formally integrate the Earth Charter into its education curriculum. The decision was announced publicly by State Premier (Governor) Beatty, and…

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