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In commemoration of International Mother Earth Day,
we kindly request your participation in the following event:

The Permanent Mission of the Plurinational State of Bolivia invites you to attend:

“An Interactive Dialogue on Harmony With Nature”
Hosted by the President of the General Assembly

Panel One: (10:00 to 13:00)
Ways to promote a holistic approach to sustainable development in harmony with nature
Vandana Shiva
Cormac Cullinan
Riane Eisler
Peter G. Brown

Panel Two: (15:00 to 18:00)
Sharing national experiences on criteria and indicators for measuring sustainable development in harmony with nature
Gilberto Gallopin
Mathis Wackernagel
Paul Bertrand
Ivo Havinga

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
Conference Room 2, NLB

For more information please call (212) 682-8132 or 8133

THE PERMANENT MISSION OF THE PLURINATIONAL STATE OF BOLIVIA

TO THE UNITED NATIONS

THE PERMANENT OBSERVER MISSION OF PALESTINE TO THE UNITED NATIONS

INVITE YOU TO THE SIDE EVENT

“HUMAN RIGHT TO WATER IN THE OCCUPIED TERRITORIES OF PALESTINE”

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SUBMISSION BY THE PLURINATIONAL STATE OF BOLIVIA

 TO THE AD-HOC WORKING GROUP ON

LONG-TERM COOPERATIVE ACTION

This submission is based on the outcome of the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth held in Cochabamba, Bolivia, on 19-22 of April 2010 with the participation of more than 35,000 delegates from social movements and organizations from 140 countries.

This submission incorporates and develops the main content of the “Peoples Agreement” and the draft proposal for a “Universal Declaration of Mother Earth’s Rights” that where adopted at that Conference and that are relevant for the work of the AWG-LCA, and presents them following a similar structure to the document FCCC/AWGLCA/2009/17 to facilitate the inclusion of such proposals in the draft negotiating text to be submitted by the chair of the AWG-LCA.

The Peoples Agreement and the draft proposal for a Universal Declaration of Mother Earth’s Rights are attached to the present submission and constitute part of it.

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World People’s Conference on Climate Change

and the Rights of Mother Earth

April 22nd, Cochabamba, Bolivia

PEOPLE’S AGREEMENT

Today, our Mother Earth is wounded and the future of humanity is in danger.

If global warming increases by more than 2 degrees Celsius, a situation that the “Copenhagen Accord” could lead to, there is a 50% probability that the damages caused to our Mother Earth will be completely irreversible. Between 20% and 30% of species would be in danger of disappearing. Large extensions of forest would be affected, droughts and floods would affect different regions of the planet, deserts would expand, and the melting of the polar ice caps and the glaciers in the Andes and Himalayas would worsen. Many island states would disappear, and Africa would suffer an increase in temperature of more than 3 degrees Celsius. Likewise, the production of food would diminish in the world, causing catastrophic impact on the survival of inhabitants from vast regions in the planet, and the number of people in the world suffering from hunger would increase dramatically, a figure that already exceeds 1.02 billion people. Read the rest of this entry »

Follow the Conference live: http://envivo.cmpcc.org.bo/

Considering that climate change represents a real threat to the existence of humanity, of living beings and our Mother Earth as we know it today;Noting the serious danger that exists to islands, coastal areas, glaciers in the Himalayas, the Andes and mountains of the world, poles of the Earth, warm regions like Africa, water sources, populations affected by increasing natural disasters, plants and animals, and ecosystems in general; Read the rest of this entry »

Considerando que el cambio climático representa una real amenaza para la existencia de la humanidad, de los seres vivos y de nuestra Madre Tierra como hoy la conocemos; Read the rest of this entry »

Considerando che il cambio climatico rappresenta una reale minaccia per l’esistenza dell’umanità, degli esseri umani e della nostra Madre Terra come la conosciamo oggi; Read the rest of this entry »

 我认为气候变化对人类的生存、生活和我们的地球母亲来说是一个巨大的威胁

正如我们所认知的: Read the rest of this entry »

In overweging genomen dat de klimaatverandering een zware bedreiging is voor het bestaan van de mensheid, voor de levende wezens en voor onze Moeder Aarde, zoals we haar vandaag kennen; Read the rest of this entry »

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