Facilitating debates and workshops

8 March 2010 - Regional Activities - Europe
Series of Workshops on Responsibility

10 December 2009 - Regional Activities - Latin America
Workshop on Values and Responsibilities

Regional Activities - North America -
Unitarian Universalist Congregation considers “Our Responsibility for Water” by Nina GREGG, 1 December 2009

The congregation invited Nina to return in August to present a guest sermon as part of the annual Water Service. For the Water Service congregants bring water from their travels or places that have been significant to them. During the service all the water samples are poured into a common vessel to symbolize coming together again and that many are one. The Foothills congregation wanted to (...)

Regional Activities - Latin America -
A forum-workshop to share experiences on the subject of responsibility by Diego ESCOBAR, 20 June 2008

It was decided to hold a Forum-workshop that would make it possible to hear various experiences on responsibility for building a dignified life for all. In this perspective, it was decided to invite the participation of civil servants, social and community organizations, students, teachers, NGOs, business persons, unions, etc. Forum objectives To discuss citizen responsibility in building (...)

Regional Activities - Latin America -
Socialization Workshops by Diego ESCOBAR, 20 June 2008

Five socialization workshops were held for community leaders from the municipalities of Andalucía, Puerto Tejada, and the Alto Menga district of Commune 2 in Cali, as well as for a few artists of Cali and the Fundación Foro staff. The idea was to start from the recognition of Human Rights and to link the responsibility of all society to the enjoyment of these rights, starting with the (...)

Regional Activities - Latin America -
Internal discussions by Diego ESCOBAR, 9 December 2006

In the framework of the convention, 6 meetings were hold between the organizations of the regional platform created to socialize the information on the Charter. Some of these meetings devoted to a debate on the basis of several texts from the Alliance for a plural, responsible and socially responsible world, allowing to better locate and understand the whole process that was at the start of (...)

Intercultural Research Group -
Creative space - Facilitating a process of meeting interculturally by Edith SIZOO, 12 September 2006

Introduction - A possible approach (Basic ideas: The self as part of a whole, Unwrapping the cocoon, Specific within the universal, Exploring the way to joint action) - Facilitating a process : Creating creative space - Phases in the process (selection of a topic, selection of participants, first ’tour d’horizon’, second round, third round, the meeting - And finally: the (...)

Regional Activities - Latin America -
Second National Children and Youth Conference for the Environment - Process and Outcome , 29 July 2006

This document gives an account of the unique and successful experience of the Second National Children and Youth Conference for the Environment held by the Ministries of Education and Environment. We present here a detailed methodological account, the outcomes and evaluation of this process, which mobilised more than 4 million people across the whole of Brazil. The results are organised (...)

Regional Activities - Asia -
Video as a tool for a debate by Pinky CASTELO CUPINO, 17 March 2006

Responsibility at school

Regional Activities - Asia -
Using video in a workshop by Pinky CASTELO CUPINO, 17 March 2006

Ten social development workers from OTRADEV met in September 3, 2005, to discuss the Charter of Human Responsibility. A print-out of the Charter was distributed to the group. The group reflected on the relevance of the Charter with their experience as social development workers. Then the group viewed a second time the video-documentary on how the Iraya Mangyans exercised responsibilities (...)

Regional Activities - Latin America -
Street Dialogues : History, Methodology, Practice by Hamilton FARIA, 16 November 2005

This document presents the "Street dialogues", their history and methodology to put them in practice, on the basis of the experience of 23 dialogues that were organized during the WSF in Porto Alegre, Brazil, in January 2005, within the 11 Thematic terrains: 22 Street Dialogues (2 in each thematic terrain) and 1 online virtual Dialogue between Porto Alegre and Paris, France (coordinated by (...)

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

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 (...)

Regional Activities - Latin America -
Increasing awareness, Stimulating Appropriation by Claire LAUNAY, Diego ESCOBAR, 8 April 2005

Educational and social methods

Regional Activities - Latin America -
The National Education Program for Public Schools , 6 April 2005

A methodology based on meetings and publications

Regional Activities - Asia -
Women empowerment by Sudha REDDY, 6 April 2005

The Women workshop Based on the methodology and strategies we had defined, in September we initiated leadership training workshops for women, keeping the principles of the Charter as the core values of a democratic leadership. To begin with, we held workshops for 250 literate and illiterate women belonging to various castes, religious and linguistic communities. It was an edifying (...)

Regional Activities - Asia -
Village Women Exercise their Understanding of the Charter Principles in the Local Self-government (Panchayat) Election by Sudha REDDY, 19 March 2005

Disseminating the principles of the Charter of Human Responsibilities has indeed been a challenging task, especially in the Indian context where the term ‘responsibility’ takes on different connotations. Our first hurdle was to rework the language and even modify it after discussion with groups of people. Here I am going to talk about how this was done with one group. That of democratic (...)

Regional Activities - Europe -
Communication Activities From 2006 Onwards by Betty NGUYEN, Yolanda ZIAKA, 7 January 2005

Creating a network of mediating people/organisations to disseminate the Charter process on a European scale This will facilitate disseminating information on the Charter, pinpointing people and organisations that can contribute with experiences, disseminating these experiences and, possibly later, as a second stage (from 2006), set up concrete projects in collaboration with members of this (...)

Regional Activities - Southern Pacific -
Facilitation methods: débates, videos, collaborations, publications.. by Betsan MARTIN, 4 January 2005

We are following the agreements of Syros (first meeting of the Facilitation Committee) to weave the Charter work into existing organizations and socio-professional groups, to raise awareness of the concept of responsibility and discuss it as widely as possible. 1. Interviews with small groups from different sectors to discuss and receive feedback on the Charter text. Evaluation : an (...)


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