Dear <<First Name>> <<Last Name>>,
> White Poppies for Remembrance
White Poppies are available to buy from the Peace Shop, as usual. We sell them on behalf of the Peace Pledge Union: they represent remembrance for all victims of war, a commitment to peace and a challenge to attempts to glamorise or celebrate war. Suggested donation is £1. Click here to find out more.
> CND annual conference
CND's AGM and conference is taking part this weekend in London. I am attending on behalf of Exeter CND. You can read the conference agenda booklet (click here) to see what will be discussed. This year's international conference theme is "21st century security: challenges and solutions" as the Sunday part of the conference is also hosting the Triennial Congress of the International Peace Bureau.
> Christmas without Cruelty Fayre, Sat 23rd November
We will have our usual stall at the Animal Aid South West festival, in the Exeter Corn Exchange. The event will run from 10am to 4.30pm and is always a great day full of interesting gifts to buy and fantastic vegan food to enjoy too. Click here for more information. We need some volunteers to help run our stall so if you can spare a couple of hours (or more!) on the day, please get in touch (click here to send an email), and let us know whether you can help with the set-up (9am), during the day, or help us pack up afterwards.
> Update on the UN global ban treaty
The United Nations marked the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons on 26th September at this year's General Assembly meeting at the UN HQ in New York City. 12 more nations signed or ratified the Treaty during this session, bringing the totals to: 79 signatories and 32 ratifications. We're getting closer to the 50 ratifications needed for the Treaty to become legally binding! Click here for more information.
We are always looking for more volunteers to help us keep the Peace Shop open. If you are able to spare some time, even on an occasional basis, please do get in touch by email (click here to send an email) or telephone the Peace Shop on 01392 431447.