[Events] Peace March Shannon 8 November

Nancy.L.Serrano Nancy.L.Serrano at staffmail.ul.ie
Mon Nov 2 17:57:58 GMT 2009


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From: Shannon Watch [mailto:shannonwatch at gmail.com] 
Sent: 02 November 2009 16:54
To: Shannon Watch
Subject: Peace March Shannon 8 November

 

PEACE MARCH TO SHANNON AIRPORT ON SUNDAY THE 8th NOVEMBER, 12noon-3pm.
ORGANISED BY THE WORLD MARCH FOR PEACE AND NONVIOLENCE.

A Peace March to Shannon Airport is being held as part of the global
World March for Peace and Non-Violence. It is organized by the World
March for Peace and Non-violence Ireland and coincides with the regular
monthly vigil organised by Shannonwatch, a group of human right and
peace activists, at Shannon. We are inviting all the Irish antiwar and
peace organizations, local and intercultural communities and
individuals, peace activists and pacifists and everyone who believes in
the power of nonviolence and agrees with the importance of disarmament
at national and global level. It opens to everyone interested!

We stand for:

- Global nuclear disarmament
- Progressive and proportional reduction of conventional weapon
- Withdrawal of invading troops from occupied territories
- Renunciation by governments as the use of war as means to resolve
conflicts
- Signing of non-aggression treaties between countries
- Rejecting all forms of violence such us: physical, sexual, racial,
religious, economical and psychological violence.

Planned schedule for the Peace March to Shannon:

12 noon: Arriving at Shannon Town Centre. Gathering our group (car park
next to Lidl.). Preparing banners and flags for marching.

12.15: Short greetings.

12.30 Leaving to march towards Shannon Airport.

1.30: Gathering at (small) roundabout before Shannon Airport (location
of regular monthly Shannonwatch vigil).  

2.15: Forming Living Non-violence Sign together at green area beside
roundabout.

Singing, dancing and celebrating the World March and its aims.

3-30: Walking back to Shannon Town Centre

SHORT INFORMATION ON THE WORLD MARCH FOR PEACE AND NONVIOLENCE

The World March for Peace and Non-violence calls for the end of war and
nuclear weapons, and the elimination of violence of all kinds (physical,
economic, racial, religious, cultural, sexual, and psychological). It
began in Wellington, New Zealand on October 2, 2009, the anniversary of
Gandhi's birth, declared the International Day of Nonviolence by the
United Nations. It will end in the Andes Mountains (Punta de Vacas,
Argentina) on January 2, 2010. The March will last 90 days, travelling
through 90 countries over all six continents, celebrated by all kinds of
activities, peace marches and peace events involving millions of people
along and beyond its route. For more information and how to endorse the
march online visit www.theworldmarch.org . For Irish World March events
please visit www.worldmarchireland.com. 

The World March was started by World without Wars and organization of
the Humanist Movement. Currently new World without Wars and without
Violence Promoting Teams are setting up in Ireland and internationally
as well. First meetings will be held on Saturday 14th in Dublin and 18th
in Kilkenny. If you want to get involved or set up a Promoting Team
where you are living please contact 0851261287 or e-mail to
worldmarchie at gmail.com. To learn more about Shannonwatch and their
activities please visit www.shannonwatch.ie.

For more information on the Peace March to Shannon please contact:

Krisztina Dragoman World March organizer and coordinator
Mobile: 085/ 1261287 , E-mail worldmarchie at gmail.com
World March for Peace and Non-violence Ireland


www.theworldmarch.org <http://www.theworldmarch.org/>  

www.worldmarchireland.com <http://www.worldmarchireland.com/>     

www.worldwithoutwars.org <http://www.worldwithoutwars.org/>     

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