New Council, Maurice Strong video, education projects – Earth Charter News April-May

Jay Owen Global Citizen

APRIL-MAY 2014
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Earth Charter International is pleased to announce a new Council with esteemed leaders in a variety of endeavors. This newsflash also features a recent video of Maurice Strong, as well as news from around the world on education and efforts to use the Earth Charter to foster a better world.

CONTENT

  • Earth Charter International announces new Council
  • “Daring to invent the future” – EC meeting in Germany
  • Italian organization completes Earth Charter educational activity
  • Report on the post-2015 agenda webinar
  • Conversation with Maurice Strong
  • New book connects the Earth Charter with environmental education practice
  • The Earth Charter in Aguascalientes Municipality in Mexico
  • Teachers plan to use the Earth Charter in their school
  • ECI provided short course on Leadership and Sustainability to the UCR
  • Webinar series on management tools for youth initiatives
  • ECI welcomes Japanese students for one-day Earth Charter workshop

 

Earth Charter International announces new Council

Eight new members join ECI’s governing body.

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“Daring to invent the future” – EC meeting in Germany

Annual Gathering of German Earth Charter Affiliate took place in early April.

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Italian organization completes Earth Charter educational activity

Centro Studi per la Pace award ceremony honors Earth Charter activities in four school.

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Report on the post-2015 agenda webinar

On 7 May 2014, the ECI Secretariat hosted a webinar on the post-2015 agenda with a focus on the data revolution.

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Conversation with Maurice Strong

To celebrate his 85th birthday, a video interview of Maurice Strong has been produced highlighting challenges and solutions, including the Earth Charter.

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New book connects the Earth Charter with environmental education practice

The book “Nature and Human Behavior” uses the Earth Charter as a reference for environmental education.

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The Earth Charter in Aguascalientes Municipality in Mexico

The Mayor of Aguascalientes (2011-2013) explains how they’ve been using the Earth Charter.

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Teachers plan to use the Earth Charter in their school

On 31 March, the EC Center on ESD planned a workshop for teachers from CEUNA School in Costa Rica.

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ECI provided short course on Leadership and Sustainability to the UCR

The course, entitled “Youth Leadership, Sustainability and Ethics”, was given to students from the Leadership Programme of the University of Costa Rica.

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Webinar series on management tools for youth initiatives

ECI offers three free webinars for youth.

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ECI welcomes Japanese students for one-day Earth Charter workshop

A class of Japanese college students learned about the EC and discussed current sustainability issues.

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