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  • New project to develop indicators for values-based educational experiences

    The Earth Charter International Secretariat joined a consortium of organizations and research institutions in a two-year research project to develop indicators to measure values components of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) projects. The project acronym…

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  • e-GLO 2: Call for applications!

    e-GLO 2 Application Process Open - Apply Now! ECI is pleased to announce that the e-GLO 2 application process is open now!  e-GLO (Earth Charter Global Learning Opportunity) is a semester-long, online course that provides a great way…

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  • UMAPAZ spearheading EC Teacher Training Programme in schools of Sao Paulo

    Earth Charter Promotion Programme Since 2007, UMAPAZ* (the Open University of Environment and a Culture of Peace) has operated an awareness raising and education programme in schools of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The purpose of the programme is…

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  • New book utilizes the Earth Charter as a resource for English teachers

    Professor Barbara M. Birch from the University of California, Fresno has used the Earth Charter in a book entitled The English Language Teacher in Global Civil Society (published by Routledge in 2009).   This book…

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  • New Earth Charter Action Groups!

    Following the decentralization for scaling up policy, the Earth Charter International started a campaign to invite individuals interested in promoting the Earth Charter to create action groups in their field of interest.  These action groups…

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  • Recent Endorsements to the Earth Charter

    ECI continuously receives letters indicating that organizations and individuals have endorsed the Earth Charter. This is highly appreciated. We want to have organizations using the Earth Charter as an educational instrument and as a reference,…

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  • The first Earth Charter Thematic Action Group is born in Mexico

    The Kototla Civil Association was created in 1994. Its name means “our home” in the indigenous Chontal language and it is the first Artistic and Social  Earth Charter Action Group born in Mexico incorporating the ethical principles…

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  • Earth Charter workshops on the four pillars of the Earth Charter

    A great example of an Earth Charter community activity organized by youth. Description: Youth Challenge International/Reto Juvenil group PCR9-5A invited the community of Juanilama (of the Costa Rican province of Alajuela) to an Earth Charter event…

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  • Solving the problem of plastic bags contamination in Himalayas, India.

    The pilgrimage to the High Himalaya’s shrines (Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath), in Uttarakhand region, attracts millions of people every year during summer time, mainly because the access to these sites has improved in recent…

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  • Interviews with David Korten

    During Earth Charter US 2009 National Momentum Conference, held from 19 to 21 June 2009, ECI Executive Director had the opportunity to interview David Korten.   You can find this interview, divided in 4 parts, in the following…

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