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  • Media and Civil Society Dialogue at CIVICUS

    This year at CIVICUS, IPS (Inter Press Service) and Oxfam-Novib organized a one-day, invitation-only dialogue for a group of global media and civil society representatives. We were about 15 people who met for a roundtable…

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  • Planting Trees for Peace in Kenya

    Two active members of the Earth Charter world are coming together in the Maai Mahiu Rift Valley of Kenya with a new initiative aimed at the long-term sustainability, peace, and security of the region. Green…

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  • ECI Congratulates the World Future Council

    > Download the Hamburg Call to Action (or see full text at end of post)   The World Future Council -- an independent body formed to speak on behalf of policy solutions that serve the…

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  • A Wonderful Week for the Earth Charter – Mexico reaffirms its support and commitment

    Beginning with national Earth Day celebrations in Mexico that featured both a national commitment to the Earth Charter, as well as a commitment from the President of the country to planting 250 million trees (among…

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  • Earth Charter International Council Sets Bold Future Direction

    Buoyed by recent events in Mexico, Brazil, and India, and inspired by a week of strategic workshops, arts performances, and dialogue in the beautiful AmanaKey Training Center outside Sao Paolo, the Earth Charter International Council…

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  • Mexican Government Commits to the Earth Charter

    In connection with a special national ceremony for Earth Day (22 April 2007) -- a ceremony that was hosted and keynoted by the President of the Republic, Felipe Calderón Hinojosa -- Mexico's Ministry of Environment…

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  • Brazilian Ministry of Environment and ECI Sign Agreement

    On Monday 30 April, Brazil's Minister of Environment, Marina Silva (who is also a legendary environmental campaigner), signed an agreement of technical cooperation with Earth Charter International and the Human Rights Defense Center of Petropolis…

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  • City of Sao Paulo Commits to the Earth Charter

    On Wednesday morning, 2 May, the Sao Paulo City Hall was the site of a major Earth Charter event. The mayor of Sao Paulo, Mr. Gilberto Kassab, signed a commitment to the Earth Charter and…

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  • City of Delhi, India Adopts Earth Charter Education

    On the occasion of Earth Day, the Delhi Government expressed its commitment to the Earth Charter vision and launched a collaborative project with CLEAN-India (Community Led Environment Action Network), a program created by Development Alternatives…

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  • Earth Charter Day

    ECI wishes the entire Earth Charter Initiative and its friends a very happy Earth Day. On April 22nd, we have the opportunity to celebrate Earth and its community of life as well as the increasing…

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