that all forms of life are unique and essential, that all human beings
have the right to development and that both peace and violence are the product
of the human mind, it is from the human mind that a sense of
responsibility to act and think in a peaceful manner will develop. Through
peace oriented awareness, individuals will understand the nature of those
conditions which are necessary for their well-being and development.
mindful of their sense of responsibility towards the human family and
the environment in which they live and to the need to think and act in a
peaceful manner, human beings have the obligation to act in a way that is consistent
with the observance of and respect for inherent human rights and to ensure
that their consumption of resources is in keeping with the satisfaction of
the basic needs of all.
members of the human family recognize that they are responsible to
themselves and to present and future generations for the conservation of
the planet, as protectors of the natural world and promoters of its
continued development, they will be obliged to act in a rational manner in
order to ensure sustainable life.
beings have a continuing responsibility when setting up, taking part in or
representing social units, associations and institutions, whether private
or public. In addition, all such entities have a responsibility to promote
peace and sustainability, and to put into practice the educational goals
which are conducive to that end. These goals include the fostering of
awareness of the interdependence of human beings among themselves and with
nature and the universal responsibility of individuals to solve the
problems which they have engendered through their attitudes and actions in
a manner that is consistent
with the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms.