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    Earth Charter Youth Stories Around the World

    We’re excited to announce 5 inspiring Earth Charter Youth stories from around the world that we have compiled in video format. Find out how these sustainability leaders engaged with the Earth Charter since their younger…


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    Esther Kelechi Agbarakwe’s Earth Charter Youth Story

    Esther Kelechi Agbarakwe met the Earth Charter in 2006 in Calabar, Nigeria. She participated in an Earth Charter E-Glo (Earth Charter Global Learning Opportunity) training programme that taught her about using your voice through social…


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    Youth Advocates Stand up for Human Rights in Yaoundé

    To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), many youth (from a heterogeneous network of nationwide ethnic groups and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) converged on EISERVI, Biyem Assi, Yaoundé, to…


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    Mapting International Youth Day Photo Contest Winners!

    Thank you for those who participated in our International Youth Day photo contest from 10- 17 August. We were looking for captivating images of SDGs 4 Quality Education and 5 Gender Equality with a caption…


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    Celebrating International Youth Day 2018

    On Sunday, August 5, we celebrated International Youth Day early with Earth Charter Young Leaders, youth from Quitirrisí, youth from the University for Peace, and Guaravito - Sustentabilidad y Conservación at the University for Peace.…


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    Seeds of Hope Exhibition Nijmegen, the Netherlands

    The transformation in our own heart is the key to transform our society. This principle is underlined by a quotation of Dr Daisaku Ikeda, the president of Soka Gakkai International (SGI) “A great human revolution…


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    Diverse Youth Apply for Leadership, Sustainability, and Ethics Course! Registration Open for Sept. Course!

    Our third youth course of the year on Leadership, Sustainability, and Ethics in English is in it's last week! We have been excited for the continued engagement and participation from the rich diversity of participants…


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    Celebration Earth Charter Day and book launch, The Netherlands

    On a warm summer day some 65 people from all parts of the Netherlands gathered in Doorn at Landgoed Zonheuvel. Since the Earth Charter+15 event we have been celebrating Earth Charter Day here. Participants were…



    Earth Charter International partners with SERES

    SERES is a non-profit organization that works with a diversity of young people with limited access to opportunities, at the forefront of climate change in Central America, empowering them to be agents of change, social…


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    Nicole Jirón Beirute’s Earth Charter Youth Story

    Nicole Jirón Beirute became involved with the Earth Charter Initiative at age 17 when she promoted a consultation process in the university student movement in the University of Costa Rica (UCR).  Since then she has…