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    Remembrance of Ruud Lubbers

    Rudolphus Franciscus Marie “Ruud” Lubbers 7 May 1939 – 14 February 2018 It is with a great sense of loss and sadness that I learnt about the passing of Ruud Lubbers. His life is an…


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    Tribute to Ruud Lubbers

    Rudolphus Franciscus Marie "Ruud" Lubbers 7 May 1939 – 14 February 2018 It is with deep sadness that I share with you the passing away of Mr. Ruud Lubbers on 14/02/2018. It is hard to…


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    Meeting with the Activist Lolita Chávez

    On 19 January the OihuK feminist space, which in Basque (the co-official language of the Basque Country) means shouting, organized a talk with the indigenous leader Lolita Chávez under the slogan "I was not born…


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    ECYL Attends 2nd Annual International Trash Conference & Exhibition

    The 2nd Annual International Trash Conference & Exhibition (ITCE) was organized by Environmental Deficiency Elimination for the Nations – Garden City Project (EDEN GCP) in collaboration with Earth Charter International (ECI) Youth Network based in Costa…


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    RIJLF Partners with the Earth Charter International!

    Monday, 4 December 2017, the Earth Charter Youth Coordinator, Christine Lacayo, and myself, Amandine Pieux, had the pleasure of speaking via Skype with the President of the RIJLF (International Network of Young Francophone Leaders), Mélina…


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    Stories from Former Earth Charter Youth from Togo and Brazil

    We are excited to share two inspiring youth stories with you from Togo and Brazil! Meet Assouan Gbesso from Togo! Assouan was an active Earth Charter Young Leader from 2003-2009 engaging youth with the Earth…


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    Message from Federico Mayor Zaragoza to the Youth

    Federico Mayor Zaragoza, former UNESCO Director General wrote a message to the youth, especially those who have taken Earth Charter ethical leadership course. YOUNG PEOPLE, CITIZENS OF THE WORLD, IT IS TIME TO ACT “There…



    The second edition of the Diploma on Education for Sustainable Development concluded

    On 28 November 2017, the second edition of the International Diploma Programme on Education for Sustainable Development, in Spanish and Portuguese were successfully concluded. This Diploma Programme is implemented under the framework of the UNESCO…


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    Earth Charter and Laudato Si’ book launch at Integral Ecology Symposium

    Earth Charter International is pleased to share its latest publication, the book: ¨Voices of the Earth Charter Initiative responding to Laudato Si' ¨ Find this publication in this link. This publication aims to identify linkages…


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    Gabriela Barbosa Batista’s Earth Charter Youth Story in Brazil!

    Meet Gabriela Barbosa Batista, undersecretary of education and socio-environmental mobilization of the Secretary of Environment of the Federal District Brasília, Brazil. Gabriela was introduced to the Earth Charter in 2002 during the Second World Social…