Peace

Four Resolutions of the CUC to work for Global Peace

  1. Building a Global Culture of Peace
  2. Arms and Disarmament
  3. Defending Canada and Keeping Peace
  4. The International Responsibility to Protect

Resolution Passed May, 2004 – amended May, 2007

 

Actions and Issues

Nuclear Disarmament Letter

The attached letter was sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from the Canadian Unitarian Council National Voice Team. The government leaders were urged to “take a strong position against the proliferation of nuclear weapons at the U.N. General Assembly in October … Continue reading






Stop Weapons Trade Promotion

Unitarian Universalist principles call for us to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and to work for justice, equity and compassion in human relations. The CUC Peace Monitoring Group wrote this Weapons Trade Promotion letter urging Canada to … Continue reading











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Resolutions

Resolutions – 2007 – Peace

Peace Resolution to Amend – May 2007 RESOLVED that clause (v) of section 3.1 of Resolution 3 (Defending Canada and Keeping Peace) of the Peace Resolutions, which as adopted by the CUC ACM in 2004 reads: “(v) carry carry out … Continue reading






Resolutions – 2004 – Peace

CANADIAN UNITARIAN COUNCIL ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND MEETING EDMONTON, May 22 TO 24, 2004 FOUR RESOLUTIONS REAFFIRMING THE COMMITMENT OF THE CANADIAN UNITARIAN COUNCIL TO WORK FOR GLOBAL PEACE RESOLUTION 1 BUILDING A GLOBAL CULTURE OF PEACE 1 (a) Whereas everyone … Continue reading






Resolutions, Special – 2002 – Peace

SPECIAL RESOLUTION The following is a resolution of the Unitarian Church of Vancouver Social Justice Committee prepared for the Canadian Unitarian Council Annual General Meeting: A UNITARIAN CALL FOR PEACE Whereas we affirm and promote: * justice, equity and compassion … Continue reading






Resolutions – 2002 – Peace

PROPOSAL FOR STUDY: PEACE POLICY UPDATE 1. MOTION: WHEREAS CUC peace policies stem primarily from the Cold War era and do not cover contemporary situations such as for example, terrorist attacks , the Afghanistan war, or criteria to warrant justifiable … Continue reading






Resolutions – 1984 – Peace

1984 – Peace WHEREAS the use of nuclear weapons is an ever-present threat to the continued existence of humanity on this planet and overshadows all other social issues of our time; and WHEREAS nuclear disarmament has been the first choice … Continue reading






Resolutions – 1982 – Peace

1982 – Peace  1. WORLD PEACE AND DISARMAMENT Because we are deeply concerned over the continuing and seemingly accelerated arms race and the danger of nuclear war: BE IT RESOLVED that: the Canadian Unitarian Council, will, as its 1982/83 Issue … Continue reading






Resolutions – 1981 – Peace

1981 – Peace  1. BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Government of Canada be urges to: Promote changes in Canadian foreign, military and trading policies that will encourage peace by strengthening international bodies, weakening military alliances and working toward disarmament. WHEREAS … Continue reading






Resolutions – 1979 – Peace

1979 – PEACE THROUGH DISARMAMENT BE IT RESOLVED THAT the 18th Annual Meeting of the CUC urges Federal, Provincial and Municipal Governments to support Peace Through Disarmament. FURTHER, that each delegate is requested to urge his or her society to become … Continue reading






Resolutions – 1963 – Nuclear Disarmament

Nuclear Disarmament WHEREAS in today’s world, nuclear war would represent a suicidal solution to international disputes; and WHEREAS there is danger that conventional warfare would escalate through tactical nuclear weapons to planetary holocaust: THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Canadian … Continue reading