press release: Madison Peace Walks for Ukraine and the World is hosting a special event next Friday, to connect with the international peace movement and call for negotiations to end the war in Ukraine. Help us spread the message!
Event: We’ll be watching the live opening of the World BEYOND War international conference! The conference is called No War 2022 – Resistance and Regeneration. A featured speaker is Ukrainian pacifist Yurii Sheliazhenko, giving an update from Kyiv.
Where: The outdoor classroom at the Goodman Community Center. On the Capital Bike Path near Marquette Street, just east of the Goodman Splash Pad.
When: Friday, July 8, from 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., then we will walk until around 7:30 p.m.
That you! Join us! We will watch the opening session of the conference from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Then we will do our weekly peace walk. Our walking route will take us to Monona Lake, Hudson Park, the Lizard Effigy Mound and we will finish at Yahara Place Park (2.2 km).
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With opening remarks from Rachel Small and Greta Zarro of World BEYOND War and Pablo Domínguez, Petar Glomazić and Milan Sekulović of the Save Sinjajevina campaign.
WBW board member Yurii Sheliazhenko, based in Ukraine, will provide an update on the current crisis in Ukraine, setting the conference in the broader geopolitical context and highlighting the importance of anti-terrorism activism. war right now.
Additionally, WBW chapter coordinators from around the world will provide brief reports on their work, including Eamon Rafter (WBW Ireland), Lucas Sichardt (WBW Wanfried), Darienne Hetherman and Bob McKechnie (WBW California), Liz Remmerswaal (WBW New Zeeland), Cymry Gomery (WBW Montreal), Guy Feugap (WBW Cameroon) and Juan Pablo Lazo Ureta (WBW Bioregión Aconcagua).