[fse-esf] Trade Union Assembly statement from Rio
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Mon Jun 18 12:27:06 CEST 2012
have you got a copy of this in spanish???
We have a all day action about Rio on the 20th in Madrid and a meeting tonight of poliyica internacional 15M
we are launching a campaign against war and for disarmament
as 15m, Occupy movement
We are having an international global meeting in mumble on the 21st of July
on this theme
If interested please contact me and if you have a copy of this statement in spanish please send it to this list
politica internacional 15M , madrid
El 18/06/2012, a las 06:35, Mikael Book escribió:
> Excuse me :-), my message continues: ... draw your attention to the
> international appeal "Rio plus 20: Disarmament for Sustainable
> Development". This appeal was is initiated by INES, the
> International Peace Bureau (IPB), Foreign Policy in Focus (FPIF), the
> World Future Council (WFC), Mayors for Peace (MFP), VivaRio, Better World
> Links and World without Wars and Violence. See
> "Ecological disasters pile up; the loss of biodiversity and the
> destruction of the eco-system are increasing dramatically. In addition,
> the current economic crisis has made the world's governments reduce
> spending on critical human needs and is once again hitting the weakest the
> However, apparently unlimited financial resources seem to be available for
> military jets, tanks, ships, bombs, missiles, landmines and nuclear
> weapons. The technological developments in the armaments field are
> becoming more and more sophisticated and murderous.
> How to reverse this process is the challenge of today.
> The signatories of this Appeal demand that the governments of the world
> seriously address this neglected issue, and agree on a global plan for
> disarmament at the Rio Summit in June 2012."
> "Without disarmament, there will be no adequate development; without
> development, there will be no justice, equality and peace. We must give
> sustainability a chance. "
> Mikael Böök
> Lovisa, Finland
> Mikael Böök * book at kaapeli.fi * gsm +358(0)-44 5511 324 *
> http://www.kaapeli.fi/book/ * http://blogi.kaapeli.fi/book/ *
> On Mon, 18 Jun 2012, Mikael Book wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> the Trade Union Assembly statement from Rio is certainly "an important
>> step forward", as Asbjörn Wahl wrote. The workers "embrace the cause of a
>> socially-just transition towards a sustainable development model", and
>> they urge that this "transition must begin without further delay".
>> In the wording of this good statement one looks, however, in vain for any
>> explicit mention of the environmental impact of the arms industry, the
>> contradiction between the arms trade and the social development, the
>> CO2-emissions of the armies (major consumers of fossil fuels), and the
>> threat posed to every living creature on earth by the existing
>> radiological and other weapons of mass destruction.
>> But is a "transition towards a sustainable development model" even
>> conceivable without a critique and a deconstruction of the
>> military-industrial complex?
>> The answer is no, and therefore I should also like to draw your attention
>> to the "ZsZ ?u?? ??
>> Mikael Böök * book at kaapeli.fi * gsm +358(0)-44 5511 324 *
>> http://www.kaapeli.fi/book/ * http://blogi.kaapeli.fi/book/ *
>> On Sun, 17 Jun 2012, Asbjørn Wahl wrote:
>> [NON-Text Body part not included]
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