Proposal 1035: GPUS to join World Beyond War WBW by signing its Peace Pledge
World Beyond War is a major resource in the anti-war community. Its purpose is in line with our Peace pillar. The Peace Action Committee has already
partnered with WBW in developing webinars. GPUS should become a signatory to their Peace Pledge.
That the GPUS sign the Peace Pledge of World Beyond War and become one of its members.
The GPUS Secretary or other designated person will sign the WBW Peace Pledge and join WBW.
This action will be published on the GPUS website and a related press release disseminated nationally.
WBW Peace Pledge
“We understand that wars and militarism make us less safe rather than protect us, that they kill, injure and traumatize adults, children and infants, severely
damage the natural environment, erode civil liberties, and drain our economies, siphoning resources from life-affirming activities. We commit to engage
in and support nonviolent efforts to end all war and preparations for war and to create a sustainable and just peace.”
World Beyond War (distinct from Beyond War) is an anti-war organization with chapters and affiliates in about two dozen countries. The organization bills
itself as "a global nonviolent movement to end war and establish a just and sustainable peace." It is opposed to the very institution of war and not just
Passed on March 14, 2021