Wednesday Update, April 22, 1998

    Algeria Watch International
    P.O.Box 27423
    West Allis, WI. 53227, USA
    Tel: (414) 543-6534
    AWI email: awi@afn.org
    BOD email: afn33683@afn.org
    URL: http://members.tripod.com/~AlgeriaWatch
    
    
    April 22nd, 1998
    
    
    Dear AWI members:
    
    The following is a highlight of AWI actions since last Wednesday.
    
    
    1. STATEMENTS
    
    AWI issued no public statement this week.
    
    You may view all AWI public statements and action calls at:
    
            http://members.tripod.com/~AlgeriaWatch/PublicStatements.html
    
    
    2. TASKS
    
    
    a. Open GFO position:
    
    The GFO position is still open. AWI members who feel the need to
    be more actively involved in the direction of AWI are encouraged
    to apply for the position.  For a detailed description of what
    the GFO position entails, please visit:
    
    	http://members.tripod.com/~AlgeriaWatch/GFOTasksL.html
    
    
    
    3. WEB
    
    a. Pages added
    
    The main AWI page has undergone further development.  New categories
    have 
    been added and others reorganized.  If you have any comments or
    suggestions,
    please share them with us.
    
    
    4. OUTREACH
    
    a. Distributing flyer
    
    In our continuing effort to make people aware of AWI's existence,
    we continue to ask that each and every one of you to help us
    advertise AWI.  Attached to this file is a simple flyer in word
    format.  Please print and distribute around you.
    
    
     
    b. Multilingual flyer
    
    We are still in the process of developing a multi-fold flyer on AWI that
    will contain AWI's mission statement in various languages.  We currently
    have the following versions: English, French, Spanish, Turkish,
    Serbo-Croatian and Chinese.  We would like to ask you to help us
    translate the mission to any other language that you can.
    
    c. AWI Polling
    
    AWI has begun conducting polls on various aspects of the Algerian
    crisis.
    We invite you to help us make this new AWI activity a success by at
    least
    participating -- i.e., casting your vote at:
    
    	http://members.tripod.com/~AlgeriaWatch/AWIPolls.html
    
    	
    If you have a particular question you would like to submit to a poll,
    please feel free to contact us.
    
    d. AWI Conferencing
    
    AWI has also begun sponsoring AWI cyberconferences.  This forum will
    hopefully enable people to exchange their views in a setting where the
    aim is not to engage in polemics, but in advancing our collective 
    understanding of the situation in Algeria and in putting on the table
    new ideas.
    
    You may join AWi conferencing at:
    
    	http://members.tripod.com/~AlgeriaWatch/AWIConferences.html
    
    7. OTHER
    
    a. Fund Raising:
    
    Since our update of last Wednesday, not a single member of AWI has
    sent us a contribution!  AWI is now  more than $600 in debt to
    its board members.  So, once again, we would like to urge
    each and everyone of you to help us with a small donation.
    
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    Abdenour Achab
    General Manager
    




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