Online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter and the Initiative

Online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter and the Initiative

ECI Secretariat will be offering four online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter, once a week every week in September.

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An independent policy paper on the Earth Charter and Rio+20 is now available

Three scholars have written a policy paper discussing the relevance of the Earth Charter to the Rio+20 focus areas.

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NEW: Five short videos on People’s voice on Rio+20

See a set of interviews with civil society leaders done during the first preparatory meeting of Rio +20 Peoples’ Summit, held in Rio de Janeiro from June 30 to July 2, 2011.

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Rio+20 The Youth Factor

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated during the High-level Meeting on Youth, “Young people can and must play a central role in bringing dynamic new ideas, fresh thinking and energy to the Rio+20 process.”

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New article on ISO 26000 and the Earth Charter

A recently published article details the synergies between the new ISO Standard 26000 Guidance for social Responsibility and the Earth Charter.

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University of Winnipeg is using the EC in an Education for Sustainability programme

In 2011, the University of Winnipeg launched a new Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Education (PBDE) in Education for Sustainability, which included the Earth Charter in its curricula.

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Course with the EC at the National University in Colombia

IDEA at the National University in Colombia has a new course on environmental and sustainability education which includes the Earth Charter.

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Women Association is promoting the Earth Charter in Bahrain

The Bahrain Women Association for Human Development is using the Earth Charter in their Environmental Citizenship Program, which will be implemented in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance.

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“Earth Charter Way” in Germany receives a grant to continue working with the EC

Erdchartaweg Amberg-Sulzbach (Earth Charter Way in the Amberg-Sulzbach region in Germany) received a grant to continue their work with the Earth Charter.

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Learning International Institute in Peru is working with the Earth Charter

IIACOS has decided to work with the Earth Charter in six secondary schools at Aucullama, in the province of Huaral, Lima, Peru

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