Individuals and organizations involved in policy-making, global governance, and international law are encouraged to use of the Earth Charter as a soft law document and ethical framework in the development of new laws and policies.
Over the years, a number of publications have been developed and activities have been undertaken to influence policy-making and demonstrate the relevance of the Earth Charter’s values and principles to governance and contemporary issues.
- Earth Charter Relevance to contemporary issues. Mackey, B. and al.
- The Earth Charter and Regional Treaties of Principle 10 Rio Declaration
- Green Economy and the Earth Charter
- Earth Charter and International law: Correlations between the Earth Charter and international laws. Febres, M.E.
- Climate Change, Ethics, and the Earth Charter
- Bringing the Missing Pillars into Sustainable Development Goals
- High Level Panel on Global Sustainability, Report to Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, United Nations.
- Enabling a Flourishing Earth, Challenges for the Green Economy, Opportunities for Global Governance. Bosselman, K., Brown, P., Mackey, B.
- Inspiration for Global Governance, the Declaration of Human Rights and the Earth Charter. Lubbers, R.; Lambooy, T. and van Genugten, W.
- The Earth Charter, a Framework for Global Governance
- In Search for Global Governance, the Significance of the Earth Charter. Bosselmann, K.
- The Policy Relevance of the Earth Charter for Europe. Bernstein, J.
- Winning the Struggle Against Global Warming. Mackey, B. & Li, S.
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