Earth Charter Initiative
Initiative Charte de la Terre
Iniciativa Carta de la Tierra
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Originated in the 1987 call of H-XE1168 - World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED) - Brundtland Commission, for a "new charter". Initiative to develop an Earth Charter launched 1994, by Maurice Strong and Mikhail Gorbachev, working through their respective organizations: F-XF5344 - Earth Council Alliance (ECA) - then Earth Council; F-XF5170 - Green Cross International (GCI). Independent Earth Charter Commission set up 1997 to oversee development. First Benchmark Draft of Earth Charter released, Mar 1997; Benchmark Draft II released, Apr 1999; consensus on Earth Charter reached, Mar 2000, Paris (France), following which Earth Charter was formally launched, The Hague (Netherlands).
Actively participate, in a systemic and integrated way, in the present transition to sustainable ways of living on the planet, founded on a shared ethical framework that includes respect and care for the community of life, ecological integrity, universal human rights, respect for diversity, social and economic justice, democracy, and a culture of peace.
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