Issue 6 of Caravan was prepared
from North AMerica, with the collaboration of New-Yorker artist
Alexandra Leff, who reminded us that New-York is a cosmopolitan
city, in which coexistence operates on a daily basis, through
a sort of complicated alchemy.
our societies maintain their present ways of life and forms of
development much longer, humankind is bound for self-destruction.
We reject this prospect."
Platform for a Responsible and United World
After the tragic bombings of September 11th
in NewYork, this text written in 1993 seems more present than
ever. Yet these bombings shouldn't make us forget that our world
is a world where every day children and adults die of hunger or
curable diseases, innocent populations are victims of fanaticisms
and conflicts of all kind, where gaps of wealth challenge the
human entendement. These events are not the attack of a civilization
against another one. Today, wether one wants it or not, the destinies
of our societies are inextricably bound together. "Our world
is both one and infinitely diverse".
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and summary of Caravan 6
last issue of Caravane (8) contains a dossier on the culture
would like to encourage you, who play a key role in the working
groups and in the general dynamics of the Alliance, to launch
a debate within your networks on the ways these tragic events
challenge, illustrate, the issues and problematics they have been
discussed already. This can be done
in particular within the electronic forums of the thematic
workshops, colleges and
General commentaries can be sent to the subscribed allies through
the general list.
yourself on the general forum of the Alliance (moderated list)
and consult the previous messages here
A specific forum on the "construction
of peace and a new world governance" will be opened shortly,
facilitated by the Peace Studies in Grenoble (France).
Around June 24, 2001, during the Continental Meetings of the Alliance, about
60,000 people in 14 different countries beat their drums in the
streets of more than forty towns and cities. Drums for Peace.
Now as drums for war are beating this network summons all those
who want to participate to resound Drums for Peace from September
19th to 30th.
Click on the picture to get to
the site of Drums for Peace.