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Resolutions VOW Annual General Meeting 2016

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in Resolutions

 Abolition of nuclear weapons Co-sponsored by 57 nations, L41 calls for a conference ‘to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination’.  It was adopted on October 27, 2016 with 123 in favour, 16 abstentions, and 38 against, including Canada along with the United States, France, Israel, Russia, and the United Kingdom.  There will be a further vote at the General Assembly in December 2016. Canadian Voice of Women for Peace calls on Canada to change its vote to yes, and support Resolution L.41 at the General Assembly, signalling its intent to contribute constructively to the discussions to be launched in March 2017,...

VOW Statements, Letters 2010-2014

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in VOW Statements & Endorsements

VOW Letter to the Canadian members of Parliament and Senate – Take Action on Gaza, July 2014  click here VOW Letter to the Israeli Ambassador to Canada, July 2014 click here VOW Letter to the membership – Concerns for GAZA, July 2014  click here VOW statement 2013 Commission on Status of Women Kootenays Feminism April 4, 2012 VOW endorsement against Omnibus Crime Bill March 28, 2012 BUILDING PEACE: RESISTING WAR December 5, 2010 Statement to the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights October 26, 2009 In Support of the Iranian Global Day of Action July 25, 2009 ABOLITION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND PHASING OUT NUCLEAR ENERGY May 15, 2009 Ending the Crisis in Gaza –...

What are your Peace Priorities for 2017 – Take a Selfie

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in General News

                                  Join us in our national selfie campaign and let us know what your peace priorities are for 2017! Download and print out the provided sign template Click here Write down one or more of your peace priorities Take a picture of yourself holding the sign (or of the sign alone if preferred) Email your picture to info@vowpeace.org for us to post on our social media platforms Feel free to be creative with it!  #peacepriorities2017 #prioritizepeace  ...

TAKE ACTION: SECURITY REVIEW CONSULTATIONS

Posted by on Dec 14, 2016 in General News

TAKE ACTION NOW: Tell the federal government to Repeal Bill C-51 and to Reframe Security from a Culture of Fear to a Culture of Peace. The deadline is December 15.   The federal government has public consultations for a Security Review underway. The deadline for comments is December 15.   Learn more about the Security Review Federal Consultations and Background Documents here: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/defence/nationalsecurity/consultation-national-security.html   Review our VOW 2-page handout on the Security Review public consultations here   VOW is urging members to send an email by December 15, 2016 to the following: Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (PSEP) Ralph Goodale: ralph.goodale@parl.gc.ca Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould: Jody.Wilson-Raybould@parl.gc.ca...

Say YES to the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in General News

Canadian Voice of Women for Peace calls on Canada to change its vote to yes, and support Resolution L.41 at the General Assembly, signalling its intent to contribute constructively to the discussions to be launched in March 2017. Canada will cast a vote very soon in the United Nations General Assembly on Resolution L.41 calling for the negotiation of a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading toward their total elimination. Canada should vote YES to this resolution and contribute constructively to the negotiations once they begin. Background: Co-sponsored by 57 nations, UN Resolution L41 calls for a conference ‘to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear...

Join the Hibakusha Appeal for a Nuclear Ban Treaty

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in General News

  Join the Hibakusha Appeal for a Nuclear Ban Treaty “So that the people from future generations will not have to experience hell on earth, we want to realize a world free of nuclear weapons while we are still alive.”   71 years have passed since the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This is the call of the survivors, known as Hibakusha.   Although their average age is now more than 80 years old, the Hibakusha have launched a signature campaign calling for an international treaty to ban and eliminate nuclear weapons, in the hope that none will ever have to suffer as they have. They plan to...