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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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  • ECYG Warri Promoting Culture of Tolerance, Nonviolence, and Peace

    Ogaga Maxwell, coordinator of the Earth Charter Youth Group Warri (ECYG Warri) was a Nigerian Delegate to attend Generations for Peace Camp in Amman, Jordan November 2008. This was Jordan’s second International Training Camp and brought 71…

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  • Earth Charter Youth Art Contest in Russia

    The Russian Earth Charter Affiliate, Center for Environmental Policy and Culture, together with the Environmental Commission of the Russian Public Chamber, held a two-month art contest entitled "Earth Charter through the eyes of children and…

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  • Episcopal Church endorses the Earth Charter – July 2009

    The 76th General Convention of the Episcopal Church held from 8 – 17 July in Anaheim, California, USA, adopted a resolution endorsing the Earth Charter and which encourage diocese, congregations, agencies and individuals to take…

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  • ECI channel on YouTube

    The Earth Charter International now has an official channel on Youtube.com! The name of the channel is ECInternational and you can find it at: http://www.youtube.com/user/ECInternational . Currently we have two videos online, a short, one-minute…

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  • ECYG Letter Template

    An Earth Charter Youth Group letter template with ECYG-letterhead is now available for ECYGs to use! This sample version was made for our ECYG Sustainability and Peace Ghana, but every ECYG is encouraged to adapt…

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  • 10 new Earth Charter Youth Groups!

    ECI is happy to announce that 10 new Earth Charter Youth Groups have been created during May – July 2009! Welcome aboard Earth Charter Youth Groups in: Cameroon LUKMEF-Cameroon-ECYG ECYG AFREDECC Limbe Democratic Republic of…

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  • Study environment and peace in the Middle East

    The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, located on Kibbutz Ketura on the Israeli-Jordanian border, is the premier environmental teaching and research program in the Middle East, preparing future Arab and Jewish leaders to cooperatively solve…

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