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The Earth Charter in Action: Toward a Sustainable World
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The Earth Charter in Action: Toward a Sustainable World

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ep_endorse_thumb_smallThe Earth Charter is an inspiring declaration of shared ethical principles. It arises from diverse sources—the wisdom of indigenous peoples, international law, contemporary science, and philosophical and faith traditions.

Contents:
The Third Pillar of Sustainable Development—Michail Gorbachev
A People’s Earth Charter—Maurice F. Strong
Abandon Apathy and be Moved to Action—Wangari Maathai
Making the World One—Peter Blaze Corcoran
Building Consensus on Shared Values—Mirian Vilela and Peter Blaze Corcoran

PREAMBLE: Humanity is Part of a Vast Evolving Universe—Mary Evelyn Tucker
Earth Charter: An Ethical Lodestar and Moral Force—Parvez Hassan
Black Irish: The Earth Charter as a Common Vision for Muslim and Christian Youth in Jordan—Hamza Ali Alamoosh
Universal and Differentiated Responsibility—Abelardo Brenes
The Earth Charter Covenant—J. Ronald Engel

PART I: RESPECT AND CARE FOR THE COMMUNITY OF LIFE:
Respect and Care for the Community of Life with Understanding, Compassion, and Love—Leonardo Boff
Saving the Landscape of our Childhood and Backdrop for our Dreams—Homero Aridjis
Our World’s Youth: Taking Compassionate Action for a Better Tomorrow—Jane Goodall and Robert R. Sassor
The Aims of the Earth Charter in Japan—Wakako Hironaka
The Earth Charter in Mexico: Actions to Advance Toward Democractic Societies that are Just, Participatory, Sustainable and Peaceful—Alberto Cárdenas Jiménez and Mateo A. Castillo Ceja
To Avert the Day of Sextrubtion—Awraham Soetendorp

PART II: ECOLOGICAL INTEGRITY:
Ecological Integrity: A Commitment to Life on Earth—Brendan Mackey
Using the Earth Charter in Local Campaigns Against Genetically Modified Organisms—Khyn P. Yap
The Shift From economy to Ecology—Ruud Lubbers
Beyond Economism: Toward Earth Ethics—Haze; Henderson
The Earth Charter on its Way Through Germany—Hermann Garritzmann
The Ubuntu Alliance: Mobilizing Knowledge for Sustainable Development—Hans van Ginkel

PART III: SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE:
Using Earth Charter Principles to Assess Social and Economic Justice—Yolanda Kakabadse
The Earth Charter and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals—Erna Witoelar
Awakening and the Earth Charter in Sri Lanka—A. T. Ariyatne
Mato Grosso Writes Its Earth Charter—Michèle Sato, Luiz Augusto Passos, and Carlos Maldonado
Youth Employment: A Global Priority for Sustainability, Peace and Prosperity—Dumisani Nyoni and Ismail Serageldin
The Earth Charter: A Beginning of Sustainable Development in the Dominican Republic—Rene Ledesma and Josephine Espaillat
The Earth Charter and the World of Business and Economics—Oscar Motomura
Giving the Earth Charter a Local Habitation and a Name in The Philippines—Sixto K. Roxas
Gender Equality and Equity: At the Heart of the Earth Charter—Irene Dankelman
Sustainable Greenland and Indigenous Ideals—Henriette Rasmussen
Shaping Our Common Future: Youth Campaigning for Sustainable Development Using the Earth Charter in East Africa—Philip Osano
A Test for the Maturity of Humankind—Sergey Shafarenko
Making Ripples of Change: The Hopes of the Earth Charter Youth Initiative—Michael Slaby

PART IV: DEMOCRACY, NONVIOLENCE, AND PEACE:
Democracy, Nonviolence, and Peace—Federico Major
The Earth Charter in Action: Experiences and Perspectives for Education in Values in Mexico—Edgar Gonzáles-Gaudiano
The Earth Charter as a Vehicle of Transformation—Alexander Likhotal
Living the Earth Charter in The Netherlands—Alide Roerink
Five Years with the Earth Charter in Armenia: The Development of Democratic Institutions—Karine Danielyan
Earth Charter Imperatives: Linking the Global and the Local in Developing Countries—Chamniern Paul Vorratnchaiphan
The Earth Charter in Russia sine 1994—Rustem Khairov
Eco-pedagogy as the Appropriate Pedagogy to the Earth Charter Process—Andela Antunes and Moacir Gadotti
South African Initiatives that Draw on the Earth Charter—Razeena Wagiet
Taking it to the Brink: The Story of the Brink Expedition—Louse Erbacher, Ben Glass, and Kendon Glass
The Earth Charter and Development of China’s National Guidelines for Environmental Education in the School Curriculum—Yunhua Liu
Testimonials and Experiences from the Balearic Islands, Spain—Guillem Ramis
The Ark of Hope and the Temenos Books—Sally Linder and Cameron Davis
The Earth Charter and Animals—Richard M. Clugston and John A. Hoyt
Using the Earth Charter with Ex-combatants in Sierra Leone—Sylvannus Murray
The Earth Charter as a Guide to Building a Culture of Peace and Sustainable Development—Martn Lees
Degradation of the Environment as the Cause of Violent Conflict—Mohamed Sahnoun
Environmental Problems and Sustainable Development in Tajikistan
The Earth Charter as the Basis for a Comprehensive Approach to Conflicts in Sudan—Jan Pronk

THE WAY FORWARD:
The Transition to Sustainability—Steven C. Rockefeller
The Significance of the Earth Charter in International Law—Klaus Bosselmann and Prue Taylor
Building Support for the Earth Charter Movement—Joan Anderson
The Way Forward for Coalitions of Workers and Businesses for Sustainability—Herman Wijffels
The Earth Charter and Global Citizenship: A Way Forward—Nigel Dower
The Spiritual Way, the Gandhian Way—Kamla Chowdhry
The Only Way Forward—Princess Basma Bint Talal

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