Considering that climate change poses a real threat to the existence of humanity, of living beings and our Mother Earth as we know it today;

Noting the serious threat that exists to islands, coastal areas, glaciers in the Himalayas, the Andes and the mountains of the world, the poles of the Earth, hot regions like Africa, water sources, nat ural disaster-affected population growing, plants and animals, and ecosystems in general;

Which shows that those most affected by climate change will be the poorest in the world who will see their homes destroyed, their sources of survival and are forced to migrate and seek refuge;

Confirming that 75% of historical emissions of greenhouse gases originated in the northern industrialized countries irrationally;

Noting that climate change is a product of the capitalist system;

Regretting the failure of the Copenhagen Conference of liability from so-called „developed“ that fail to recognize the climate debt they have with developing countries, future generations and Mother Earth;

Affirming that ensuring full respect for human rights in the twenty-first century we must recognize and respect the rights of Mother Earth;

Reaffirming the need to fight for climate jus tice;

Recognizing the need to take urgent action to prevent further damage and suffering to humanity, Mother Earth and to restore harmony with nature;

Confident that the peoples of the world, guided by the principles of solidarity, justice and respect for life, will be able to save mankind and Mother Earth, and

Celebrating the International Day of Mother Earth,

The Plurinational Government of Bolivia calls peoples and social movements and defenders of the motherland in the world, and invites scientists, academics, lawyers and governments that want to work with their people, to the World Conference on Climate Change : People, Climate, and Rights of Mother Earth

to be held from 20 to 22 April 2010 in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

The World Conference of Peoples on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth’s objectives are:

1) To analyze the structural and systemic causes that drive climate change fund and propose measures that allow the welfare of all humankind in harmony with nature.
2) To discuss and agree on the draft Universal Declaration of Mother Earth.
3) Agree the proposals for new commitments to the Kyoto Protocol and draft decisions of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change that will guide the actions of governments committed to life in the climate change negotiations and in all UN scenarios relating to:

a) climate debt,
b) migrants, refugees of climate change,
c) emission reduction
d) alignment,
e) technology transfer,
f) financing
g) forests and climate change
h) shared vision,
i) Indigenous peoples, and
j) Other;

4) Working in organizing the Global People’s Referendum on climate change;
5) Analyze and develop a plan of action to advance the establishment of a Climate Justice Court;
6) Define action strategies and mobilization to defend life from Climate Change and the Rights of the Mother Earth.

Bolivia, January 5, 2010

Evo Morales Ayma
Chairman of the Plurinational State of Bolivia