"The Great Wave off Kanagawa (神奈川沖浪裏 Kanagawa Oki Nami Ura , lit. "Under a Wave off Kanagawa"), also known as The Great Wave or simply The Wave, is a woodblock print by the Japanese artist Hokusai. An example of ukiyo-e art, it was published sometime between 1830 and 1833...
Global risks are one of the central problems of humanity: from 11-S had acquired an awareness of the vulnerability of our societies, many ecological disasters were an accomplished fact and others are sticking to our life, such as climate change or social disasters caused by the economic crisis. However, several recent developments such as disasters occurred in Japan or instability in the southern Mediterranean, make us feel that we are in a chain risks that are difficult to control.
In the book threatened Mankind: governing global risks , Javier Solana and Daniel Innerarity compiled the texts of the most important thinkers of the contemporary intellectual landscape and provide a new reflection on the principles of prevention, precaution, responsibility and anticipation, which allows us to deepen the debate points to the global governance, the horizon of humanity must now pursue with the utmost of their powers.
Daniel Innerarity , professor of political philosophy at the University of the Basque Country and director of the Institute for Democratic Governance
At the end of the ceremony, a Spanish wine will be served and attendees can purchase a copy of the book." LINK
Andreas Ramos, a writer, notes: