Endowments contribute different religious views to emerging social problems and conflicts worldwide for the implementation of the project ‘Intercultural education in values in schools’. It connects us more than divides us: the Swiss theologian Prof. Hans Kung, a global ethic, a minimum level of common values and ethical standards, which underlies all major religions and ethical traditions exist. The global ethic Foundation founded in 1993 by Kung in Tubingen has made it to the task, to spread these core ideas. A project of the global ethic Foundation is in schools”the intercultural education in values. The Stuttgart plaster Schule Foundation supports this project with 40,000 euros per year in 2011 and 2012. With the funding, the plaster Schule Foundation funded a number of educational initiatives, such as about project days and teacher trainings to intercultural and ethical issues.
Particularly in immigration countries, such as the Federal Republic of Germany, in which people of different religion and Origin at home, the question after a successful integration policy is gaining in importance. Can overcome cultural differences and religious differences in line marketed to ensure a peaceful coexistence in the long term? The Swiss theologian Prof. Hans Kung is convinced that this is possible, if may reflect people on universal, common values. Such values, the Kala as a global ethic”referred to, it must be reinvented, but already have inventory in all great religious and philosophical traditions of humanity. Consider the golden rule”of reciprocity or the commitment to non-violence, justice and truth. The global ethic Foundation aims, the thoughts of this ethos of mankind”to spread and to promote intercultural exchange as well as the teaching of values and ethical standards. Early education in values and intercultural exchange for a better together with the project of intercultural education in values in schools”the global ethic Foundation and the Stuttgart plaster Schule Foundation want to achieve, that already children and teens deal with the subject of the global ethic.