Venue: QUAKER MEETING HOUSE, 16 QUEENS ROAD LEICESTER LE2 1WP
Time: TUESDAY 26 MAY 2015, 7.00pm
(FREE, LIGHT REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED)
For decades, discussions on nuclear weapons have been dominated by the few nuclear-armed states – states that continue to stockpile and maintain over 16,000 warheads. The humanitarian initiative on nuclear weapons has prompted a fundamental change in this conversation, focusing on the actual effects of the weapons.
Religious and faith-based communities have a responsibility to inform themselves and others on the issues and to take action to address an existential threat to humanity. This free seminar on nuclear disarmament is designed to provide information for religious leaders and communities on how a nuclear weapons ban treaty would create a clear international legal norm against the possession of nuclear weapons and how faith communities can best play their part in this initiative to push states towards a ban treaty. Learn about:
So this meeting is for:
“I encourage you to use your own faith—in principled solidarity with believers of other faiths to help end the danger and moral tyranny of nuclear weapons.” Dr. William F. Vendley, Secretary General, Religions for Peace.
Do register your interest soonest as spaces are limited by e-mailing David Horner
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07825-189263