12 months expedition, 18 000 nautical miles, 21 legs, 9 seas, 9 countries, to call attention to the necessity for international initiatives in favour of the environment.
Though still fairly unknown in Europe, Toussaint Louverture was the first great Black leader, prior to Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela.
Born a slave in the French settlement of San Domingo - present-day Haiti - Louverture had an extraordinary career, becoming General of the French army and eventually the Governor of the colony. Opposing Napoleon, wishing to reestablish slavery, he died in 1803; a prisoner of a French Jura fortress.
François Gabart, 29 years old, is a rising star in the firmament of offshore yacht racing. In November 2012, he took part in his first ever Vendée Globe.
Acupuncture Without Borders – International is an NGO that trains acupuncture practitioners in developing countries.
Acupuncture Without Borders – International is an NGO that trains acupuncture practitioners in developing countries. The host and the guest explores the various facets of this unusual experience by evoking its activities, the values it conveys and the relations which result from this, founded on autonomy, respect, humility and reciprocity.