WFEO RESOLUTIONS ON THE EARTH CHARTER
Approved November 19, 1999
WFEO General Assembly
Resolution 1 That WFEO submit constructive comments on the Earth Charter Benchmark Draft 2 by
December 31, 1999, stressing that humanity should be placed first
Resolution 2 That WFEO support the continuing development and use of the principles having engineering
implications in the modified abbreviated Earth Charter as published in Benchmark Draft 2 realizing that the
United Nations may modify it during the 2002 period.
Resolution 3 That WFEO continue to be involved in the future by bringing a full Earth Charter including
the sub-principles as finalized by the United Nations before the WFEO General Assembly in 2003
recognizing that action by WFEO could include some exceptions to certain principles.
Resolution 4 Recognizing that the Earth Charter is being defined as principles of Sustainable
Development, WFEO support incorporating its principles in the engineering codes of ethics.