ARC•PEACE newsletter no 52
A very clear explanation on Climate Change and its implications by Prof. Antoine Bret from Castilla La Mancha University; an appeal to sign a letter addressed by The Future of Life Institute in support of UN negotiations to reduce nuclear weaponry; the chaos produced by avalanches of mad and water in Peru on lack of official prevision; two volunteers from ARC•PEACE involved in a Mobile Medical Project at huge Argentine Villa Miseria; the Urban Thinkers Campus for women coordinated by our Co-Chair Marilú Sánchez in Lima, Perú; the arrangements for ARC•PEACE 30º Anniversary; the call for GA 2017 at Palma, and more. Read and comment!
ARC•PEACE newsletter Special
NL highlights aspects of U.S. recent presidential renewal. Mikhail Gorbachev talks about the risk of war due to Trump’s optimistic views on nuclear armamentism in opposition to climate change. German Chancellor urges definitions on immigrants from Trump. Swedish Prime Minister answers Trump’s all-man cabinet with a picture. ADPSR requests an answer on Professional Ethics from the American Institute of Architects; our UN representative, Paul Broches, helps us understand the kind of actions our professions should take in order to stop the new administration wrong doings. Even more material with a number of links to update you on these special circumstances.
ARC•PEACE newsletter no 51
The New Urban Agenda approved at Habitat III (Quito, Ecuador). US' real democracy put to test with Donald Trump elected President. ADPSR asks the AIA clear definitions on Human Rights under the new Administration. Former US Secretary of Defense, William Perry, launches 'My journey at the nuclear brink' book. Franziska Amacher briefs 'Cows save the planet' and 'Water in plain sight' by Judy D. Schwartz. First RIBA International Prize awarded to an Irish architectural group for a building in Lima, Peru. A daughter of immigrants talks about her dear wish for year 2017: 'I want to be an architect'. Take time to read it.
ARC•PEACE newsletter no 50
Colombians say ‘no’ in peace plebiscite just before President Santos receive Peace Nobel Prize. Greenpeace pleads against Hinkley’s Nuclear Power Station in England. Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy states ‘Climate Change is not caused by man’. Dr. Ruma Shukla, ARC-Peace India General Secretary, talks on the role of Architects & Planners in building smart cities. British scientist Dr. Keith Barnham introduces his book on the great potential of solar power. ARC•PEACE is invited Palma Local Authority to co-organise a design competition to recovering a natural Mallorquí landscape. UNISDR recognised ARC•PEACE co-chair Marilú Sánchez Hurtado on her contribution to Disaster Risk Management at a School Improvement in Peru. You may read New Urban Agenda draft just before its approval at Quito’s HABITAT III summit. Read and comment!
ARC•PEACE newsletter no 49
Against all odds the XIX General Assembly was a successful meeting; local group of ARC PEACE Iberoamérica works on joint projects with City of Palma Urbanism Department and Council of Mallorca Vice-Presidency; helping victims after Ecuador earthquakes; global disarmament is always our priority; a different way to remember Hiroshima; an Informal Urban Community Initiative with Cambodians; Palma: sustainable urban hinge North - South, among other articles. Read and comment!