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Canada: SFU professor brings adventure-based learning to the world A Great Green Wall Across the African Continent
"We want to make students aware of their imprint on an ever- changing environment, with the hopes that they use this knowledge to form a positive impact on the global community," "the great breadth of this enterprise illustrates the motivation of the populations concerned: to regain the right to live in dignity through solidarity "
Conferencia Mundial de la UNESCO sobre Educación para el Desarrollo Sostenible 2014 The Nobel Peace Prize to Mohamed Yunus and the people of Bangladesh
"Se subrayará la función de la ESD en la transición hacia modelos sociales y económicos más respetuosos del medio ambiente, y como catalizadora de la planificación y ejecución de programas transversales, en ámbitos como el cambio climático, la biodiversidad y la reducción del riesgo de desastres." "In his Nobel Prize speech, Yunus offered a new dream for today's youth, inviting them to become a new kind of entrepreneur that 'can change the character of capitalism radically.'"
Conférence mondiale de l’UNESCO sur l’éducation en vue du développement durable – Apprendre aujourd’hui en vue d’un développement durable 2014 Occupy Wall Street: A "Work of Art"
"Elle soulignera le rôle joué par l’EDD en matière de transition vers des économies et des sociétés vertes, et en tant que catalyseur de la planification et de la mise en œuvre intersectorielles de programmes axés sur des domaines tels que le changement climatique, la biodiversité ou la réduction des risques de catastrophes." "what moved me even more was the respect, the way people listened to each other and honored and appreciated each other. "
UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development 2014 Reflection on the Life of Wangari Maathai
"It will highlight the role of ESD for the transition to green economies and societies and as a catalyst for cross-sector planning and implementation of programmes in areas such as climate change, biodiversity and disaster risk reduction." "Her Nobel prize speech conveys her pride in African women’s resilience; her emphasis on justice, integrity and trust; the contribution of tree-planting to promoting a culture of peace; the need to preserve both local biodiversity and cultural diversity."
Book review: War, peace, and ecology. The risks of sustainable militarization A Call from Africa for Sustainable Tourism: the Lusaka Declaration
"Our planet needs intensive care as it is increasingly damaged by the very people who claim to be its defenders: the armed forces." "The Lusaka Declaration on Sustainable Tourism Development, Climate Change and Peace was unanimously adopted by the fifth African Conference of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism"
[Livre] Guerre et paix… et écologie. Les risques de militarisation durable Fourth African Conference of International Institute of Peace through Tourism
"Notre planète, qui mérite des soins intensifs, est de plus en plus abîmée par ceux-là mêmes qui s’en font les défenseurs auto- proclamés : les forces armées." "More than 400 delegates from 33 countries participated in the conference sharing their experiences, ideas, wisdom and commitments."
United, We Will Never Be Defeated: Guatemala’s Victory Over Monsanto Book Review of The Real Wealth of Nations
"Despite hundreds of years of oppression and marginalization, the people of Guatemala stood up against their oppressive leaders and demanded justice. The victory over Monsanto is a glimpse of the power of this country" "Eisler contributes by promoting a "new economics" and by recognizing the recent efforts by a number of economists to include measures of household work as an important part of a nation's economic output."
Unidos, Jamas Seremos Vencidos: La Victoria de de Guatemala En Contra de Monsanto Eco-Citizen Programme : Urban Agriculture for Vulnerable Youth
" A pesar de cientos de años de opresión y marginación, el pueblo de Guatemala se levanto en contra de sus líderes opresivos y exigieron justicia. La victoria sobre Monsanto es una idea de la potencia de este país" "planting of vegetable gardens and medicinal herbs ... awakens new interests and perspectives for the youth"
WFP Launches Major Study Into Brazil's Success In Buying From Smallholder Farmers The Law of Mother Earth: Behind Bolivia’s Historic Bill
"Brazil has lifted millions of people out of poverty under a strategy that includes buying food from local farmers for public institutions such as hospitals, schools and orphanages." "Mother Earth is a living dynamic system made up of the undivided community of all living beings, who are all interconnected, interdependent and complementary, sharing a common destiny"
Statement about UN Climate Summit by World Wildlife Fund Worldwide Video Gaming for Clean Water
"Every part of society showed up and delivered here at the Summit, with the exception of world leaders who still have a lot of work to do " "it engages you in critical environmental problems now faced by hundreds of millions worldwide."
Hundreds Of Thousands Turn Out For People's Climate March In New York City The World Social Forum prepares for Rio + 20
"it stretched more than 4 miles as marchers carried banners, signs and entire contraptions depicting everything from Mother Earth herself to the dinosaurs that now make up fossil fuels" "social movements should organise a strong presence at the 2012 conference, to forge an alliance with the Brazilian government with a view to changing the way the environment and development are thought about"
Brazil's first indigenous woman lawyer beats prejudice to battle for land rights Brazil's first indigenous woman lawyer beats prejudice to battle for land rights
"I know lots of strong women with strong voices. You just need to push them to be part of the process" "I know lots of strong women with strong voices. You just need to push them to be part of the process"
IIPT World Symposium: Cultivating Sustainable and Peaceful Communities and Nations Through Tourism, Culture and Sports Environmental Sustainability as a Tool for Peace Building
"Our intent will be to harness the Symposium and legacies of Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr. to build bridges of tourism, friendship and peace" "A pollution prevention initiative called "Operation Clean the Nation" in The Gambia has brought together people from communities of various ethnic groups for the joint cause of ensuring a clean environment. "
Bali summit: Are women our best hope for fighting climate change? Indigenous women from Canada and the Global South unite at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Rights
"We have to change the system, not the climate, right? I think that we, as women, are in a very important moment right now, politically and historically speaking. Now is the era of women." "the right of Indigenous peoples to participate, and ultimately decide upon the development models that will impact their communities "
Stand with us as we prepare for the Pacific Climate Warrior Journey! Program of Socio-economic Training and Job Placement for Young Ex-Soldiers in North Kivu
"We’ve been building traditional canoes across the Islands. Pacific Climate Warriors will journey to Australia, where they will use the canoes to peacefully lay down a challenge to the fossil fuel industry." "Barzas have been created by PEREXC for youth in the city of Butembo since January 2008. A barza is a village-based, inter-communal forum for conflict resolution, based on African traditional rituals of reconciliation and non-violent settlement of local conflicts."