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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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  • ECI Inter-Religious/Inter-Faith Weblog Opens; Research Paper Released

    After six months of research -- involving interviews with leading thinkers and actors in the field of religion and sustainability, as well as literature surveys and visits to key institutions -- ECI has taken the…

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  • Yale University Appoints Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim to Senior Academic Positions

    ECI Council Member Mary Evelyn Tucker and her husband John Grim, both leaders in the field of religion and ecology, have been given five-year appointments as Senior Lecturers and Senior Research Scholars at the Yale…

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  • Gorbachev, AtKisson Address Russian Conference on Sustainable Development

    At a recent conference hosted by Russia's "Public Chamber" -- the official gathering point for the civil society movement of Russia, and a conduit for communicating civil society concerns to the government -- former USSR…

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  • Report on Latin America Strategy for the UN DESD Released

    Following up from the successful November 2006 meeting to accelerate the UN Decade for Education for Sustainable Development (DESD), ECI has continued to support UNESCO by facilitating the development of a regional implementation strategy for…

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