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Welcome to Rights of Mother Earth

October 2017

Our main goal is to collect 1,000,000 signatures from people around the world, asking the UN to adopt the Universal Declaration of Rights of Mother Earth, just like we have the Human Rights Declaration. The declaration shall serve as an aspiring document, for the next steps of each Nation to include Nature in the national legal systems as a rights bearing entity. We have already handed over the first part of the signatures to the UN Secretary General Bank-Ki Moon at the Earth Summit Rio+20. We will hand them over to the UN again next year for the 70th anniversary of the Human Rights Declaration asking the UN to adopt a Universal Declaration of Rights of Mother Earth as a key document, besides the Human Rights Declaration. 

Your help in getting to our target of 1.000,000 signatures is vital, if you would like to help by getting involved in collecting signatures, please sign our online petition on the right side of this page, and you can also download paper petitions, which you can access here. You can also find details of how you can get involved in other useful ways through various organizations here.

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Hello and welcome everybody to our October edition,

Dear friends,

This month we would like to announce our 6th annual conference for Rights of Nature at the UN in Geneva on 11 and 12 December. We hope many of you can come and please share the invite with your friends.

For more information please visit: osi-genevaforum.org

Invitation postcard

 

Monday 11th December
Morning:    Networking and one-to-one meetings
Afternoon: Official Opening Keynotes + Make Nature The Centre of People's Priorities
Evening:    Annual Networking Dinner of the Networks of Rights of Nature

Tuesday 12th December
Morning:    Strategies for Defence of Rights of Nature
Afternoon: Make People 'Nature's Helper'

And, as always, please keep sharing our petition generously.
Thank you and best wishes,

Doris and The Rights of Mother Earth team

 photo of this month's editor, Doris

 

 

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