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Triglav Report on Poverty with Addenda

Triglav Circle Notes Update. Please find reformatted report on Poverty, Meeting was held in 2003. Report contains two addenda by Peter Kulka and Saad Nagi respectively.   Triglav Notes       Seeking an Ethical Framework for Poverty Reduction                 Report on the Gathering of 2-3 May 2003 Held at the 100 Acres Retreat Center New Boston, New Hampshire       The Circle thanks Saint ...

0 Comment   |   Posted in News,White Papers March 04, 2012

Report on the Gathering in Berlin, Germany

The Triglav Circle met in Berlin, Germany to discuss issues of international migration in Europe on the 24th and 25th of June. Two background papers were presented and the group was addressed by Ulrich Raiser and Genevieve Jacques as experts working directly with migrants and organizations dealing with the subject. 

0 Comment   |   Posted in News,White Papers July 04, 2011

Current Crisis and the Spirit of Man

SUMMARY OF THE DISCUSSION HELD IN CAMBRIDGE, MA, 14-15 MARCH 2009 The Agenda recalled that the Circle was founded to contribute putting in practice the main decisions of the UN World Summit for Social Development held in Copenhagen in March 1995. This conference had declared that governments should ...

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The Idea of Progress and its relevance for the 21st century

REPORT ON THE MEETING HELD IN FRANCE, 9-10 JULY 2008 Four currents ran through the debate: a critique of progress, as a concept and an ideology central to the dominant form of modernity; an apology of the same idea of progress, judged by its fruits; a focus on ...

0 Comment   |   Posted in White Papers July 10, 2008

The Cosmopolitan Ideal: Content and Actors

The Cosmopolitan Ideal: Content and Actors 25-26 March 2008 REPORT ON THE DISCUSSION Co-organized by The Triglav Circle and the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at the University of California, ...

0 Comment   |   Posted in White Papers March 28, 2008

Secularism, Ethics and Politics

TRIGLAV CIRCLE, OUGNY, FRANCE, 30JUNE/1JULY 2007 The choice of this subject for debate -"secularism, ethics and politics"- and the formulation of the agenda were based on a fact and on three judgments. The observable fact was the political visibility and importance that religion has assumed in recent decades. Some ...

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Work and Human Dignity

Work is a fundamental aspect of the human condition: it has personal, social, and transcendental dimensions which are inextricably linked For the person, work is not only a means for survival but an expression of intrinsic human dignity. ...

0 Comment   |   Posted in White Papers January 20, 2007

Development for Harmonious Societies in a Pluralistic World

International Symposium: Development for Harmonious Societies in a Pluralistic World 23-24 June 2006 Organized jointly by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and the Harvard-Yenching Institute, this international symposium was devoted to Seeking ...

0 Comment   |   Posted in White Papers June 24, 2006

Simpler Life Styles: Utopia or Reasonable Political Project

This was the first meeting of the Triglav Circle outside of the United States since the UN seminar in Bled, Slovenia, that launched the Circle. Conducted in French and in English, it was attended by twenty ...

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The Global Civil Society

18-19 March 2006 Organized with and hosted by the Orfalea Center in Global and International Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, and devoted to a debate on The Global Civil Society, this meeting brought together twenty-two persons, nine of which being regular members of the Circle. ...

0 Comment   |   Posted in White Papers March 19, 2006