An Earth Charter Youth Group called ECYG for Sustainability and Peace was established in Liberia in September 2008. Their mission was to encourage young people to join hands, hearts and minds to build a sustainable and peaceful nation based on mutual respect for nature, universal human rights, economic justice, and a culture of peace. The other Earth Charter Youth Group in Liberia was called Fiamah Youth in Action for Development ECYG. They joined the Earth Charter Youth network in March 2009.