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  • Moacir Gadotti Shows the Way Forward on ESD at UN Conference

    The Earth Charter was a part of the International Workshop on the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, held in Bonn, Germany, on the 28th and 29th of November, 2006.   Moacir Gadotti, the…

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  • City of Munich endorses the Earth Charter

    By unanimous vote, the Munich City Council officially endorsed the Earth Charter on Oct. 25, 2006, acting on a petition filed by the Ecological Democratic Party. Joachim Schwanck, spokesperson of the Department of Health and…

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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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