KEEP SPACE FOR PEACE WEEK
Co-sponsored by WILPF and
Global Network Against Weapons and
Nuclear Power in Space
October 1 to 8, 2006
This page will be updated frequently as plans progress
the announcement on our Geneva web site and Global Network.This
event is co-sponsored by International WILPF with Global Network Against Weapons
and Nuclear Power in Space. All WILPF Sections are encouraged to participate.
Members-at-large can also become involved.
All Branches will receive copies of
the event registration form and the poster in July.
More copies may be ordered from DISARM or Global Network. You can also report
your planned events directly to DISARM by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
the flyer for the October 7 demonstration at Vandenberg Air Force
Base, co-sponsored by WILPF and Global Network. Preliminary information on
speakers and arrangements is also available.
Other resources soon available from
WILPF DISARM will include:
a new CD presentation on U.S. plans
for space domination that is suitable for
individual viewing, for showing at a Branch meeting or presenting in a public
meeting. (Produced by DISARM Leadership Team member, MacGregor Eddy.)
also available is the video/DVD
A Space for Peace. Order one for
$5.00 (including postage) and freely reproduce your own DVDs. Produced by
MacGregor Eddy in 2004, and filmed and narrated by Daniel Reilly, a recent
- a central WILPF point on DISARM and Reaching Critical
Will where you can link to all information on keeping space for peace.
a fact sheet on UN attempts to negotiate
a PAROS treaty on Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space, thus
far successfully blocked by the United States
(for tabling,vigils or Branch use) encouraging co-sponsorship of H Res 373
and H R 2420: two bills calling for a ban on weapons in space.
for use in vigils and demonstrations
- information on UN World Space Week, October 4 to
10. Branches are encouraged to report their
activities for Space for Peace week to UNOOSA, which publishes an annual report
of world wide activity associated with the week.
- Lists and fact sheets
on aerospace corporations profiting from space militarization
More detailed information
PAROS negotiations in the Conference on Disarmament are available
on WILPF's Reaching Critical Will.
A speakers list will be provided by Global Network.
GN will also provide information on participating organizations.