Charters and Declarations

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights • (1948: no peace or progress without human rights):
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The Brandt Report • (1980: international development):
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The Brundtland Report • (1987: environmental problems global in nature; our common human obligation to address them):
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The Seville Statement on Violence • (1986: violence not part of the human condition; learned behavior that can be overcome):
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The Assisi Decalogue • (Offered by Pope John Paul II as a summary of the reflections of over 200 religious leaders who gathered in 2002 for the Assisi Day of Prayer for Peace):
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Towards a Global Ethic: An Initial Declaration • (Parliament of the World's Religions, 1993: ethical principles on which the world's religions can come together):
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A Call to Our Guiding Institutions • (Parliament of the World's Religions, 1999: interreligious outreach to the world's key institutions regarding the critical issues facing the twenty-first century):
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The Chiang Mai Declaration: Religion and Women—An Agenda for Change (The Peace Council, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2004)
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The Earth Charter • (1987–2000: environmental protection, human rights, equitable development, and peace):
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The UN Millennium Declaration and Development Goals • (2000: social justice, gender equity, global partnership):
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