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Sustainability and Global Affairs

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We’re connecting the global to the local.

CEE works to enhance sustainability commitments at Union Theological Seminary, and to connect with the international movement for a new development agenda and a just transition. We support a new development agenda, in particular the Sustainable Development Goals, which recognizes that an ecological society will require local, national, and international action to challenge economic paradigms that emphasize short-term profit over long-term health and communities.

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Meet Rick Clugston

Rick is CEE’s Director of Sustainability and Global Affairs. He’s also Co-Director of the Association of University Leaders for a Sustainable Future and directs the Sustainable Development Programs of Forum 21.
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From the blog

Indigenous Peoples’ Voices at the World Urban Forum 9. UN-Habitat

Original Caretakers Program – Center for Earth Ethics participation at the Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum. Kuala Lumpur, 7-13  February 2018 Mindahi Bastida-Munoz participated in the Stakeholders’ Roundtable – Indigenous Peoples Session, which focused on the problems that indigenous peoples face as migrants and as citizens in the cities.… Read more

The Inquisition in Yucatan, Mexico: Mistreatment of Mayan Priests

Last December 15-19, I attended a Symposium on Mayan History and Religion in Malmö University, Sweden.  One of the most outstanding components of the program was the offer of three-day courses, among which featured one on Paleography of Colonial Texts. It was offered by John Chuchiak, Director of both the… Read more