[fse-esf] [ESF-L&G] Trade Union Assembly statement from Rio
kristine at kkarch.de
Mon Jun 18 17:52:53 CEST 2012
here is the link with the German Version:
schrieb Hugo Braun, Am 18.06.2012 15:57:
> ...and maybe in German?
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> Von: esf-l-and-g-bounces at lists.contrast.org
> [mailto:esf-l-and-g-bounces at lists.contrast.org] Im Auftrag von mariangela
> Gesendet: Montag, 18. Juni 2012 12:27
> An: Mikael Book
> Cc: ESF; FSE; Labour and globalisation ESF; Labour and globalisation WSF
> Betreff: Re: [ESF-L&G] [fse-esf] Trade Union Assembly statement from Rio
> 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 Mariangela politica internacional 15M ,
> 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 hardest.
>> 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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