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Patricia M. Mische is the president of Global Education Associates, a network of men and women in 90 countries engaged in research, education, and action to advance global systems that will secure ecological integrity, peace, social justice, and democratic participation for present and future generations. She teaches graduate courses on ecology and peace in the Peace Education Program at Columbia University and has done extensive research on environmental causes of conflict and war. In 1988 Dr. Mische initiated the first citizens' treaty on global ecological security, The Earth Covenant, an is currently working with others to advance an Earth Charter to complement the UN Charter. Dr. Mische is the author of Ecological Security and the United Nations System (1997), and numerous other books and articles dealing with ecology, peace, women, economic development and other global issues.



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