As already noted, Secretary-General Ban has referred to Agenda 2030 as the "21st century Declaration of Interdependence." So too has UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, who said in January, "Let us make the 2030 Agenda a living and lasting Declaration of Interdependence for the 21st century."
president made the case for a "Declaration of Interdependence" rather than independence --on July 4, America's Independence Day, no less.
A Declaration of INTERdependence
, October 25, 1975, endorsed by 124 members of the U.S.
In my new book, A Declaration of Interdependence
, I argue that too few people inside and outside America comprehend the ambition of the American conservative project and its ideological hostility--both internally to any conception of an American social contract undergirding social mobility and opportunity and externally to any constraint on the exercise of preemptive autonomous American power.
* Earth Scouts, a new national youth program, was launched last year "based on the Earth Charter: A Declaration of Interdependence
," with badges for the Charter's 16 principles.
Rockefeller, a member of the Earth Charter Commission and chairman of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (the tax-exempt foundation that funds much of the radical environmental movement), said that the Earth Charter is "a declaration of interdependence
and responsibility, [and] a universal code of conduct," as well as "an attempt to formulate an integrated legal framework for all sustainable development and environmental law."