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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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  • 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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