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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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  • ECI Religion Strategy Launched

    For the past six months, ECI has conducted a process of consultation and research to strengthen its active engagement with religious communities and faith-based organizations. The consultation resulted in the development of a specific Earth…

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  • Earth Charter Youth Initiative Coming of Age

    The Earth Charter Youth Initiative (ECYI) is experiencing renewed growth and activity. We are especially grateful to the generosity of Plan Netherlands for providing the funding necessary to take the Initiative to a new strategic…

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  • Leonardo Boff: Rescue Your Capacity to Feel

    On Tuesday, the 13th of March, the well-known Brazilian theologian and Earth Charter Commissioner, Leonardo Boff, offered an inspiring talk at the University for Peace entitled, “Is peace possible in a world of chaos?” He…

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  • Brink Expedition Carries the Earth Charter Around the World

    The principles of the Earth Charter are taking a 50,000 kilometer journey up, down, and around the world along with Kendon Glass and the members of the Brink Expedition, who are attempting to use only…

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  • Mateo Castillo Ceja Continues to Inspire in Mexico

    Mateo Castillo Ceja -- ECI Affiliate in Mexico, ECI Council member, and one of the first winners of the “Máximo T. Kalaw, Jr.” Prize -- continues to bring the Earth Charter ever more deeply into…

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  • World Economic Forum Young Leaders Say, "Love the Earth"

    ECI was inspired to learn about a new initiative launched by the Forum of Young Global Leaders at the last World Economic Forum in Davos. The Love Initiative aims to encourage businesses around the world…

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  • Oxford University Seminar Kicks Off Earth Charter UK, Wangari Maathai as Special Guest

    On 9-10 February, a special seminar on "The Earth Charter, Past and Future" was held at Exeter College, one of the oldest colleges at Oxford University. The Earth Charter UK Trust was formally launched at…

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  • Experience of the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment in using the Earth Charter

    Experiencias del Ministerio de Medio Ambiente de Brasil en la utilización de la Carta de la Tierra [PDF, 64KB] January 2007 -- Over the last four years, the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment has disseminated…

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  • German GLS Bank supports the Earth Charter

    In late November, Michael Slaby, Inter-faith Coordinator of Earth Charter International, and Anja Becker, new Executive Director and Earth Charter Coordinator at Ecumenical One World Initiative, met with CEO Thomas Jorberg and Board Member Gerhard…

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