The Children and Youth International Conference - Brazil
The Children and Youth International Conference "Let's Take Care of the Planet" conducted by Brazilian Ministry of Education took place in the Training Centre of the National Confederation of Industrial Workers (CNTI), Luiziania, 45 minutres drive from Brazilia, the capital city of Brazil between June 5-10 June 2010.
The conference brought together about 600 children and youth participants discussing about global socio-environmental problems with a special focus on climate change.
The principal objectives of the conference was to enable children and youth from the whole world to take on global commitments locally, assuming responsibilities for the construction of sustainable societies and promoting a network of planetary protection.
They collectively constructed the final product of the conference – the Charter of Responsibilities “Let's Take Care of the Planet” through a combination of fun activities, practical workshops and inter-cultural and intergenerational discussions. The Charter outlined the collective responsibilities and actions to be assumed and implemented globally.
The Charter of Responsibilities “Let's Take Care of the Planet”