Earth Charter (2000)
- Sustainable development — Indigenous peoples — Climate change — Disarmament — Natural resources — Right to liberty and security of person — Development, right to — Right to education — Women, rights — Children, rights
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 The origins and development of the Earth Charter can be best understood in light of the development of concern for the environment within the United Nations (UN) . When the UN was founded in 1945 its agenda for world security emphasized three major goals: to ensure peace and world security, to secure human rights , and to foster equitable socioeconomic development (Vilela 18; see also Peace, Right to, International Protection ; Security, Right to, International Protection ; Development, International Law of ; Development, Right to, International Protection )....