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  • Published: Country: Spain

    Innovative Education Project – Investigation Proposal

    An innovative education project based on the Earth Charter. Its methodology intends to take the Earth Charter values and principles to the classroom through sensitizing sessions, awareness and clarification of values, not only through cognitive and conceptual learning but through…

  • Published: Country: Germany

    Endorsement of the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI)

    Their membership is made of up to 350 cities, towns and counties around the world, which have formally endorsed the Earth Charter during its tenth anniversary at the World Congress in Wittenberg, Germany.

  • Published: Country: International

    Endorsement of the United Nations Mandated University for Peace

    The Council of the United Nations Mandated University for Peace, meeting in San José, Costa Rica, passed a resolution endorsing the Earth Charter.

  • Published: Country: International

    Climate Change and Rational Choices

    The scientific data clearly indicates that increases in green house gases are undoing nature's careful ecological balance. Even when there are occasional doubts, nothing should prevent us from taking precautionary measures. Yet more than ever before, we, as a species,…

  • Published: Country: International

    The Earth Charter: a key document for advancing the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development

    "This response to Decade Framework for the International Implementation Scheme] offers comments on the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development Framework for the International Implementation Scheme and recommends that the UNESCO Secretariat use the Earth Charter as an…

  • Published: Country: International

    Global Warming is an Ethical Issue

    global warming is undeniably an ethical issue, and we must face it as such. That means asking hard questions about responsibility, accountability, and the differences between actions -- whether political, economic, or wholly personal -- that are right versus those…

  • Published: Country: International

    Framework for the Earth Charter

    Maximo Kalaw presented this speech at a Women's Movement meeting while the Earth Charter consultation process was taking place.

  • Published: Country: India

    Seeds of Hope: Report of Assessment

    Report of a research to assess the impact of "Seeds of Hope" exhibition.  The research was carried out by the Center of Environment Education (CEE) in India, in collaboration with Soka Gakkai International.

  • Published: Country: Costa Rica

    La Etica en la Politica

    Discurso del Dr. Oscar Arias Sanchez, "La Etica en la Politica" en el foro del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo en Costa Rica.

  • Published: Country: United States

    Jane Goodall Institute

    A short account from Susan Frey, Director of Education. To learn more visit the Lessons of Hope website.