Global issue https://www.themhac.uk/ en Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - webinar https://www.themhac.uk/events/fri-01222021-1900/treaty-prohibition-nuclear-weapons-webinar <div data-history-node-id="144" class="node node--type-events node--view-mode-rss ds-1col clearfix"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/node_landscape_full_width/public/2021-01/Screenshot%202021-01-15%20at%2018.05.13.png?itok=aQnEyvxq" width="847" height="476" alt="TPNW webinar 22nd January 2021" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-node-landscape-full-width" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-starts field--type-datetime field--label-inline clearfix"> <div class="field__label">Starts</div> <div class="field__item"><time datetime="2021-01-22T19:00:00Z" class="datetime">Friday, January 22, 2021 - 19:00</time> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-ends field--type-datetime field--label-inline clearfix"> <div class="field__label">Ends</div> <div class="field__item"><time datetime="2021-01-22T21:00:00Z" class="datetime">Friday, January 22, 2021 - 21:00</time> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p style="text-align:start; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.693333625793457px"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:normal"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">The United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) will become law on Friday 22<sup>nd</sup> January 2021. This momentous event will be marked by the Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign with a short webinar at 7pm on that day.  The main speaker will be Michael McGowan of Leeds, who is a British journalist and former Member of the European Parliament with special interest in international affairs, peace, development and human rights.  He will give some background information about the Treaty and the work of the International Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) in bringing it to a successful outcome. After his talk there will be an opportunity to ask questions and for other participants to speak. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.693333625793457px"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:normal"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">Please email: <a href="mailto:mail@themhac.uk" style="color:#954f72; text-decoration:underline">mail@themhac.uk</a>  to receive a link to this meeting.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.693333625793457px"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:normal"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">Leeds is a fitting city to host this event because on Wednesday 13<sup>th</sup> January the City Council passed a resolution supporting the TPNW.  On Friday 22<sup>nd </sup>January 2021 members of the City Council will be planting a peace tree in Park Square and flying the UN flag from the Town Hall.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:15.693333625793457px"><span style="font-family:Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-weight:normal"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="line-height:17.1200008392334px"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif">Leeds City Council is a member of the UK &amp; Ireland Nuclear Free Local Authorities (NFLA) and the Hiroshima-led Mayors for Peace; both of which have been working for 4 decades to promote multilateral nuclear disarmament. The Council resolution calls on the British government to lead a global effort to prevent nuclear conflict.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-bases field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Bases</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/bases/nsausaf-menwith-hill" hreflang="en">NSA/USAF Menwith Hill</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-issues field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Issues</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/issues/global-issue" hreflang="en">Global issue</a></div> </div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=144&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="kGhyXRjxKgIZUFwM4OSLk4RJtCvZGBBdHZgDTVjBhOk"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> </div> Fri, 15 Jan 2021 18:03:23 +0000 Martin 144 at https://www.themhac.uk