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TED Prize winner Karen Armstrong joins four Nobel Peace laureates, including the Dalai Lama, Jody Williams, Mairead Maguire and Betty Williams, moderated by Mary Robinson, at the Dalai Lama Center's Vancouver Peace Summit to introduce the story of the Charter for Compassion and discuss their experience of compassion in their own lives - and their perspectives on our human responsibilities right now.

The TED Prize is presented to three individuals each year to support an idea that can change the world. In 2008, Karen Armstrong, author and religious historian, received the Prize, and was asked to make one wish. Her wish was for TED's assistance in the creation, launch, and propagation of a Charter for Compassion. The writing began in November 2008 through a global website which allowed people everywhere to submit their ideas to the Charter. Then the Council of Conscience, made up of religious scholars and thinkers from six religions, sorted through these words to craft the final version of the Charter, which will be unveiled to the world in a spectacular way on November 12, 2009.

On September 27, coinciding with the Nobel laureates in dialogue, a new version of CharterforCompassion.org will launch, inviting the world to participate in the November 12 launch of the Charter.

The Charter for Compassion will be unveiled to the world on November 12, 2009.

On September 27, 2009, a live stream event of Nobel Laureates discussing compassion will play on TED The next day the new Charter for Compassion site will launch to help you get personally involved in spreading the Charter.

Although the writing is complete, there are still ways to engage with the Charter now. Register for news, updates and reminders. Connect with GLOBAL TOLERANCE and connect your organization with the Charter.

 

In late 2008, people of all nations, all faiths, all backgrounds, submitted their words to the Charter. In early 2009, the Council of Conscience sorted through and discussed the world's contributions to determine the final version of the Charter. The Charter is now complete.

By recognizing that the Golden Rule - TREAT OTHERS AS YOU WISH TO BE TREATED - is fundamental to all world religions, the Charter for Compassion can inspire people to think differently about religion. This Charter is a collaborative project and everyone is encouraged to participate.

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