New Faith Values and ESD Publication

“Exploring synergies between faith values and education for sustainable development” is the new publication of Earth Charter International.

Edited by Rick Clugston and Steve Holt, with a preface by Mary Evelyn Tucker, this publication provides a space for the voices of different religions and faith traditions to be shared and linked with the efforts of Education for Sustainable Development. In this issue, the points of convergence between ESD and faith values are examined, with emphasis on potential synergies between them. This effort recognizes the valuable role faith traditions play in creating a sustainable world, and in making a substantial contribution to the efforts of the United Nations Decade on Education for Sustainable Development.

This publication is the result of a collaborative effort between Earth Charter International, the University for Peace and the UNESCO San Jose office. The work was commissioned by the Education for Sustainable Development section at UNESCO in Paris and received the financial support of the Japanese Funds-in-Trust for ESD. It is the first publication of the new UNESCO Chair on Education for Sustainable Development and the Earth Charter.

This publication presents seventeen articles from Indigenous Traditions, Abrahamic and Asian Religious Traditions. Find the full text and each chapter of this publication in the following links:

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