To implement the Call to Global Healing bringing ethics to public policy for peace, justice and sustainability.
The Call to Global Healing was a collaboration of the Utah URI and the United Nations URI Cooperation Circles.
The Call to Global Healing was endorsed unanimously by the United Religions Global Assembly in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by over 400 delegates from 37 countries and over 50 faith traditions in August, 2002. At the same time it was commended by Mr. Adnan Amin, United Nations Environment Programme Director, U.N. Headquarters, NY.
In January 2003 Bishop William Swing, founder of the URI, Dr. Noel Brown and Pierre Quiblier of UNEP, Dr. David Randle of the WHALE Center and others from interfaith, environmental, business, and government organizations met in Snowbird, Utah to develop an implementation plan for the Call to Global Healing.
Since then the WHALE Center has served as the administrative organization for the Global Healing Initiative that has now been joined by over 30 affiliate organizations, thousands of individuals, and businesses who make contributions on its Store page.
Global Healing Co-Facilitators:
Dr. David Randle - President of the WHALE Center
Dr. Noel Brown, - President Friends of the U.N. and Senior Advisor to UNEP.
Phil Lane Jr. BioLast Updated on 2011-09-12 07:07:58Phil Lane Jr. is an enrolled member of the Yankton Sioux and Chickasaw Nations and is an internationally recognized leader in human and community development. He was born at the Haskell Indian Residential School in Lawrence, Kansas in 1944, where his mother and father met and attended school. He is a citizen of both Canada and the USA.
During the past 44 years, he has worked with Indigenous peoples in North, Central and South America, Micronesia, South East Asia, India, Hawaii and Africa. He served 16 years as Associate Professor and Founder and Coordinator of the Four Worlds International Institute at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Four Worlds became an independent Institute in 1995. As well, Phil is Chairman of Four Directions International, an Aboriginal company, which was incorporated in 1996 as Four Worlds’ Economic... More »
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