Archive for May, 2011

Volume 1, Issue 2 – April 2011 – ISSN 2038-5250

Content Summary

Inside this Issue
Ivo Šlaus, Garry Jacobs, Orio Giarini

World Academy of Art & Science Draft Vision & Mission
Strategic Planning Committee


Call for United Action
Heitor Gurgulino de Souza


The Great Divorce: Economics & Philosophy

Policy for Full Employment

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The World Academy of Art and Science: History and Manifesto

1. History
The idea of founding an international association for exploring major concerns of humanity in a nongovernmental context grew out of many conversations that took place among leading scientists and intellectuals in the years following World War II. Read More

Cadmus Editorial Policy

The editors welcome submission of proposals, articles, ideas, abstracts, reviews, letters and comments by Fellows of the World Academy of Art & Science, Members of the Club of Rome and Pugwash as well as invited and unsolicited articles from the public. Read More

Thoughts and Prayers for our Japanese Friends

From: Trustees WAAS

To: Yutaka Haruki, Hidetoshi Kato, Hiroya Kawanabe, Tae Chang Kim, Hirotoshi Komoda, Akio Morishima, Kinhide Mushakoji, Yoshihiko Nakamura, Kenneth Ruddle, Yutaka Tonooka, Kaoru Yamaguchi, Abdul Hamid Zakri Read More

The European Leadership Network

The European Leadership Network (ELN) for Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation is a network of senior European political, military and diplomatic figures including Des Browne, Ruud Lubbers, Lord Geoffrey Howe, Lord Robertson, and Ivo Šlaus. Read More

Revolution in Human Affairs

While administering relief and development aid in the Far East during the early 1950s, former WAAS President and Club of Rome member Harlan Cleveland coined a new phrase to describe a striking phenomenon which he perceived would have profound impact on the future course of democracy and human development. Read More

Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

Nuclear weapons present a problem of immense complexity involving a multiplicity of actors, both nuclear and non-nuclear weapon states as well as non-state actors, with differing perceptions and security threats and compounded by the growing importance of nuclear energy and technological advances in conventional weaponry and cruise missiles. Read More

Report on Activities of WAAS and Club of Rome

Employment is one of the crucial problems of the contemporary world. Read More

Universal Nuclear Disarmament: What Can India Offer?

Universal nuclear disarmament** is not a new concept. From the time that the weapon was first used in 1945, and once the horrendous destruction that it could cause was understood, countries have struggled with the challenge of how to put the genie back into the bottle. To little avail. Read More

Revolution in Human Affairs: The Root of Societal Violence

At the time of writing, there is an obvious and tragic upheaval in the Arab world and a large number of other developing nations. Read More

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