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The Earth Charter is a document with sixteen principles that drive a global movement towards a more just, sustainable and peaceful world. To support the movement, our Education Center offers courses, resource materials and network opportunities to turn conscience into action.

The Earth Charter is a document with sixteen principles that drive a global movement towards a more just, sustainable and peaceful world.

Earth Charter Center for Education for Sustainable Development


Located at the UN Mandated University for Peace campus in Costa Rica, the Center offers a variety of online and on-site education programmes that support the implementation of the Earth Charter in decision-making and education processes.

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Earth Charter Global Movement


The EC powers a global movement of individuals and organizations from 90 countries around the world that have embraced the vision of the Earth Charter and use it in various ways. Information about this movement’s activities can be found as stories, news articles, videos and more.

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Earth Charter in Action. Powering a global movement.

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The Earth Charter

This is a document with sixteen principles to read, share and live by.
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Preamble

IRespect and Care for the Community of Life

IIEcological Integrity

IIISocial and Economic Justice

IVDemocracy, Nonviolence, and Peace

The Way Forward

Preamble

IRespect and Care for the Community of Life

IIEcological Integrity

IIISocial and Economic Justice

IVDemocracy, Nonviolence, and Peace

The Way Forward

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In this masterclass titled “Envisioning an Ecological Civilization”, Jeremy Lent will share how this civilization represents an exciting potential future of human flourishing on a regenerated Earth. It would require a transformation of our current economy, politics, and mainstream culture, leading to a fundamentally different civilization.

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