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  • 02 / 27 / 2007

José Martí

Intellectuals from several countries highlighted the high value and topicality of Jose Marti's political thought, during a meeting in Zaragoza.

Called by the World Council of the Jose Marti Project, academics from France, Venezuela, Mexico, Spain, Italy and Cuba, who are member of the Council, signed an emotional call ratifying the high value of Marti's work in today's international situation.

At the end of a one-day meeting, held at the University of Zaragoza and presided over by Armando Hart Davalos, director of the Office of the Marti Program, the Council noted that the Apostle of Cuba's independence is an ethical and political reference to prevent irreversible catastrophes on the Planet.

The Council pointed out Marti's legacy is indispensable to pave the way to solutions to sustainable development issues and to approach ecological criteria with social justice and equality at the international level. Federico Mayor Zaragoza, former UNESCO secretary general and co-president of the United Nations Group for the Alliance of Civilizations, released the document to the local media.

Cuban Ambassador to UNESCO Hector Hernandez Pardo said that the members of the Council were briefed on the preparations for the second International Conference on the World Balance, which will be held in Havana, in January 2008. The next meeting of the World Council will be held in Morelia, in the Mexican state of Michoacan.

Source: Cubarte

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