The well-attended WILPF Fall Gathering was an opportunity for new and old members to meet each other and hear reports from Randa Solick who attended the 2017 Democracy Convention, and from the three members, Cappy Israel, D Nunns, and Nancy Glock-Gruenich, who attended the WILPF Congress.
WILPF Monterey Country Branch is screening “A Bold Peace: Costa Rica's path of demilitarization,” on Sunday November 11, 2-4pm, at the Monterey Public Library (open to the public).
Join other WILPF members on a conference call and online for a FUN NEW WAY to SPREAD THE WORD about our online petition to support the UN Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty. Join us in our WEEKLY WEDNESDAY TWITTER STORMS!
The Greater Philadelphia Branch participated in the “Celebrating Activism Forum” organized by the Raging Grannies of Philadelphia, in conjunction with The Art Museum of Philadelphia's exhibit, “Philadelphia Assembled.”
On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the Maine Branch of WILPF hosted the second of a three-part series based on the Gensuikyo’s call for an international PEACE WAVE. We invited area residents to join in the celebration of this year's landmark UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the recent award of the Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). The event was scheduled to coincide with United Nations Day.
WILPF Monterey County Branch co-sponsored a panel discussion on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the McCone Irvine Auditorium, Monterey CA.
The growing U.S. network of military bases and outposts is justified to protect our empire of political and economic allies no matter the financial, human and environmental costs. A new Coalition will hold the January 2018 Close U.S. Foreign Military Bases conference, January 12-14, 2018, at Baltimore University, Baltimore, Maryland.
Our DISARM/EndWars petition campaign to ban nuclear weapons has gotten off to a good start. Thanks to donor support, we have hired a social media expert to publicize the campaign, and draw signers to our on-line petition.
Fiji’s vision as President of COP 23 is to be transparent and inclusive of all, advance the Paris Climate Agreement, and accelerate climate action for vulnerable societies, drawing on its own experience as a small island nation in the Pacific.