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1 July 2009
The International Congress of Bogota: Focus on the Charter of Human Responsibilities by Manfred Rosenberger

18 November 2008
Notes on globalization, citizenship and social movements

Methodological booklet for action and reflection on the Charter - 26 July 2008, by Diego ESCOBAR

Presentation on a methodological booklet: Working experience with the Charter of Responsibilities in Colombia A path for the exercise of responsibilities – with this title, this publication presents in a straight forward and practical way the road map for those who want to understand or study, promote and build the social utility of exercising human responsibilities in diverse contexts and different places around the world. As noted in the table of contents, the document includes 10 (...)

Presentation of the Charter to Colombian officers, May 2008 - 19 June 2008, by Gustavo MARIN

The Charter of Human Responsibilities was presented to the 300 officers of the Colombian Military Academy during the mission carried out in Colombia in May 2008 in the context of the work to build a global alliance of military personnel, by Gustavo Marin (Programme Director at the FPH and Director of the Forum for a New World Governance), with the French General (retired) Patrice Mompeyssin, Director of CiDAN (Good Citizenship, Army, Defence, Nation), the German Colonel (retired) Manfred (...)

A Citizens’ Pact to Strengthen Public Management and Active Citizenship in Puerto Tejada, Cauca - 7 June 2006

A municipal-administration and citizens’ commitment. The result of a working process with a group of citizens coordinated by the social organization Foro por Colombia, Valle Chapter, and supported by the CINEP, the Citizens’ Pact to Strengthen Public Management and Active Citizenship is a symbol for the community of Puerto Tejada. For three months (January-March 2006), a group of thirty citizens - the Democratic Leaders’ Network, including councilmen, teachers, municipal officers, (...)

The Charter of Human responsibilities in Colombia: a strategy for empowering civil society - 2 June 2005, by Claire LAUNAY, Diego ESCOBAR

Lille, December 2001: the text of a Charter for Human responsibilities is presented to 400 citizens from 120 countries and 25 social and professional backgrounds during the closing ceremony of the World Assembly organised by the Alliance for a Plural, Responsible and United World. Ethics, individual and collective responsibility, dignity, sustainable peace and common good are at the root of the Charter’s main principles. Considered as a “third pillar” complementary to the Universal (...)

Objectives and strategies - 20 April 2005, by Claire LAUNAY, Diego ESCOBAR

The Charter of Responsibilities must enable civil society to develop its own capacity for organisational and institutional empowerment and change stereotypes of political action that have existed up until now. Civil society must, in fact, contribute to the creation of a new type of governance by, for instance, reinforcing mechanisms of control over the communication media and over the activities of local, regional, national and supranational authorities, private companies and social (...)

Increasing awareness, Stimulating Appropriation - 8 April 2005, by Claire LAUNAY, Diego ESCOBAR

Educational and social methods

Difficulties - 5 April 2005, by Claire LAUNAY, Diego ESCOBAR

The distributed budget. We find ourselves in Colombia in a situation different from that of the other members of the Committee. We, in fact, began the work of disseminating the Charter early, i.e. in July 2003, in response to a call for initiatives and thus received an initial sum to make headway with the work. The debate within the Charter’s Steering Committee over voting methods and budget amounts reveals a heavy dependence on our main financer. It is thus imperative that we find other (...)

Contacts - 8 March 2005

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