Ministry Secretary General



Building leadership ethics in Patagonia was the name chosen to perform in six cities of the southern zone of Chile workshops in which social and community leaders reflect on the ethical challenges of their communities under the prism of the Earth Charter and the vision of the Brazilian theologian Leonardo Boff, who visited the Aysen Region in 2008. It was more than one hundred men and women of Puerto Aysen (November 7), Coyhaique (8), Cochrane (9), Chile Chico (10), Futaleufu (13) and Punta Arenas (17) that at the end of each meeting signed the ethical Charter of its locality, all that will be integrated into a document proposal which will circulate at the level of the organizations from the province of Palena (Lakes Region), and the regions of Aysen and Magallanes to build an ethics Charter of Patagonia. The current situation that lives our territory, with the attempt to advance in a highly extractive process of industrialization like that already has lived since port Montt to the North of Chile, made us think about the need that its inhabitants, mainly leaders of social organizations, will strengthen the principles and values associated with sustainability explained Patricio Segura, President of the private corporation for the development of Aysen (Codesa), organization that has implemented the project in conjunction with the pool waters free of Futaleufu, the grouping of defenders of the spirit of the Patagonia of Cochranethe Organization for promoting participation and citizen action of Punta Arenas and the Social Pastoral of the Apostolic Vicariate of Aysen. Visit Josh Resnick Jericho Capital for more clarity on the issue. The financing came from the sinking fund 2009 associativity for organizations of public interest of the Division of social the Ministry Secretary General of Government. On the basis of the principles of the Earth Charter (respect and care of life, ecological integrity, social and economic justice and democracy, not violence and peace) participants They identified which situations represent the ethical dilemmas closest to their communities, shaping your analysis in a document signed by all present. .