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  • “Dialogue with nature” – Photographs and Values for Sustainability in Germany

    A set of 22 colourful and inspiring nature photographs by SGI President Daisaku Ikeda and words of wisdom from the diverse cultures of the world are shown together with the exhibition “Seeds of change” at…

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  • EC-snet: An Earth Charter Schools Network website

    EC-snet is the short name of the Earth Charter Schools Network for ESD website, created by the Earth Charter Secretariat.  The main purpose of this website is to provide a space for sharing and collaboration between…

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  • Mexico State includes the EC in a textbook

    Since 2006 the State of Mexico has been using a textbook for secondary education titled "Educación Ambiental para la Sustentabilidad" (Environmental Education for Sustainability) with a complete reference to the Earth Charter. This textbook has been…

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  • Regional EC Workshops in Mexico

    SEMARNAT, the Ministry of Environment of Mexico, and the Earth Charter Focal Point there, have organized several workshops in different states of Mexico.  The first workshop took place in Merida, Yucatán and 75 people attended. …

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  • Educating for the 21st Century

    The world is changing at an extremely rapid pace, affecting the essence of how we learn, interact, and work. It is more imperative than ever before to build capacity in our students to contemplate and…

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  • Earth Charter youth network partners with Reto Juvenil Internacional

    Earth Charter youth network and Reto Juvenil Internacional have started an exciting partnership; eight Canadian and Australian volunteers will be implementing Earth Charter inspired activities in rural Costa Rica for 10 weeks. The group is…

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  • Earth Charter Youth Toolkit

    ECI has just released the "Earth Charter Youth Toolkit." The toolkit is a very valuable resource for youth activists who are, or who want to be, associated with the Earth Charter. The toolkit contains: -…

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  • Earth Charter Task Force on Religion, Spirituality, and Ethics launches its Plan of Action

    At the Earth Charter Scholar’s Consultation that was held end of February 2009 in Florida, leading members of the Earth Charter Task Force on Religion, Spirituality, and Ethics prepared their Plan of Action. The Task…

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  • Jacob Soetendorp Institute for Human Values launches its new website

    The newly renamed Jacob Soetendorp Institute for Human Values (former the Jewish Institute for Human Values) created by Earth Charter Commissioner Rabbi Awraham Soetendorp, launches its new website, which can be visited at www.soetendorpinstitute.org.The website not…

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  • United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Annual Forum held in Istanbul

    On 6-7 April 2009, the second Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (AoC) was held in Istanbul, Turkey. The Forum is the world’s premier event aimed at advancing intercultural understanding. Michael Slaby participated in the…

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