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  • Australia: Environmental Regulators, Managers Learn About Earth Charter

    When John Goldsmith, a natural resources professional based in Perth, Australia, realized that few of his colleagues knew about the Earth Charter, he decided to introduce it at an annual gathering that brought his whole…

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  • The Earth Charter in Pidgin

    We received many wonderful cards and notes over the New Year. For example, ECI Advisor Peter Blaze Corcoran sent this note from Fiji, where he is currently working:   "We have hopes and a project…

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  • Christian Brother Encourages Adoption, Teaching of Earth Charter – Australia

    Australian Christian Brother Moy Hitchen tells the Catholic News Service that he encourages adoption and teaching of the principles of the Earth Charter by the Christian Brothers, because it offers "guidelines for stewardship of the…

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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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