Reminder: Earth Charter education programme

Dear Earth Charter friend, We would like to remind you about our upcoming course that is to be held in the Earth Charter’s Educational Center for Education for Sustainable Development entitled: “Education and Values for Sustainable Development.” This week-long course (May 13-17th) will be facilitated by Professor Sam Crowell, emeritus …

Taking the Long View: Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland’s Call for Citizen Action On the Road to Rio+20

Taking the Long View: Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland’s Call for Citizen Action On the Road to Rio+20 Her Excellency Gro Harlem Brundtland, founding chair of the world commission that launched the concept of sustainable development to the center of the global stage in 1987, recently shared her thoughts with Restorative …

The Contributions Of Law To The Rio+20 Agenda

Strong laws and legal institutions are essential to the pursuit of sustainable development. The 1992 Rio Declaration and Agenda 21, which launched the concept of sustainable development to the world stage, emphasized the need for changes to legal and institutional frameworks, and increased attention to the development and implementation of …