Heddwch a Chyfiawnder

Bangor & Ynys Môn

Peace and Justice


Cofnodion / Minutes - 13 February 2017
Because of the Half Term holiday, the next meeting of the group will be on Monday 27 February at 6.30pm in the Friends’ Meeting House, Dean Street, Bangor LL57 1UR.  

In place of the meeting there is on 20 February a demonstration at Bangor Clock 18.00-19.00  Stand up to Trump!

1 Feedback on Anti Wylfa stall held last Saturday.   Leaflets distributed with key arguments against Wylfa and information about the anti-nuclear conference in Aberytswyth on Saturday 11 March commemorating the disaster at Fukushima. Interesting discussions held with passers-by, very little opposition.  PAWB are very grateful to members of the Green Party who supported the stall, including the Deputy Leader of the Greens Amelia Womack. Further cooperation between the organisations is planned. We also thanked the Greens for organising and paying for a bus down to Aberystwyth (donations on bus).  To register and join bus see link on Dates section below.
See following on Fukushima.
2 Palestine
The group discussed a very informative article Reading the Future of the West Bank in its Contours by Sarah Helm, Guardian Monday 13 February https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/feb/13/west-bank-east-jerusalem-israel .The political situation on the West Bank is interpreted through the eyes of a Palestinian cartographer. He states that it is too late now for a two-state solution. (Perhaps Donald Trump has read this article - joke).
Linda suggested that we invite Alice Grey, Ben Alofs, John Butler and other interested parties to a discussion with the group about best tactics given the present circumstances.
3 Heddwch and CND Cymru
We distributed the latest edition of Heddwch and agreed to donate £50 to CND Cymru.
Dyddiadur/ Diary Dates
Because of the Half Term holiday, the next meeting of the group will be on Monday 27 February at 6.30pm in the Friends’ Meeting House, Dean Street, Bangor LL57 1UR.   In place of the meeting there is on 20 February a demonstration at Bangor Clock 18.00-19.00  Stand up to Trump!
Friday 24 February 7.00pm in the Cathedral - Cold Concert in aid of the homeless in Bangor - see
Dydd Sadwrn 25 Chwefror/February 09.30-13.30 Neuadd Ogwen Ffair Arbed Ynni Energy Saving Fair.
Friday 3 March (18.00) – Saturday 4 March  (ends 17.00) Venue tbc
Sustanability and Human Needs An NVC workshop with Pati Bielak and Lisa Mundle
Friday 3 March 17.30 for 19.00 start  Bodafon Farm LL30 3BB action 4 Syria – A charity fundraising evening of comedy and music to raise money for Syria Relief.
Syria Relief is non-political, non-denominational and non-governmental. It co-ordinates charitable activities in the UK, providing help to Syrians in need, in Syria and outside it, irrespective of religion, geographic location or political persuasion.
At the moment, Syria Relief are working on easing the humanitarian crisis that is taking place in the besieged city of Aleppo. We have all seen the images on TV. No need to go on about it. But it would be great if we could help out in some way.
All money donated will be used to purchase invaulable life saving neccesities like medical kits, blankets, sleeping bags, food, and shelters. etc.. https://www.facebook.com/events/295911757470466/
Dydd Sadwrn 11 Mawrth/ Sat 11 March
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol/National Library
Pawb/Cadno/Cnd Cymru/Cymdeithas Yr Iaith/ Greenpeace Ffrynt unedig Gymreig yn erbyn ynni niwclear/A united Welsh front against nuclear power
10.15 Cofrestru/Registration
10.45 Croeso a sylwadau agoriadol/Welcome and opening remarks                  
11.00 Jill Evans ASE/MEP Plaid Cymru                                
11.20 Mark Dearey Plaid Werdd Iwerddon/Irish Green Party        
11.40 Julie Ward ASE/MEP Llafur/Labour North West England      
12.00 Peter Smith Stop Hinkley (cyn beiriannydd yn Hinkley/ex-engineer at Hinkley)  
12.20 3 gweithdy/3 workshops                            
1.00 -2.00 Cinio/Lunch                            
2.00 Alice Hooker Stroud Plaid Werdd Cymru/Wales Green Party      
2.20 Cynrychiolydd Cymdeithas yr Iaith Representative    
2.40 Reinhard Uhrig Global 2000 Awstria
3.00 Trafodaeth gyda phanel/Plenary session with panel  
Bydd caffi’r Llyfrgell Genedlaethol yn agored ar gyfer cinio/ The National Library café will be open for lunch.
Cofrestrwch wrth e-bostio/Register by email to:-   pawbcymru@gmail.com  
 If you want to join a bus from Bangor, say so when you register.
Sunday March 12, 13.30-18.30 Friends Meeting House
Community Action Training Afternoon with Gobaith nid Casineb/Hope not Hate    A free training session open to all individuals and groups. Topics include identifying issues, being a leader, creating community, tools for organising, bringing people on board, and techniques for relating to people with prejudiced views. Led by Tom Godwin, Hope not hate Wales co-ordinator coming from Cardiff.
Thursday  March 16 venue tbc
Cymdeithas Cenhedloedd Unedig (CCU) Menai United Nations Association (UNA) group meeting   Ymgyrchu ac addysgu er mwyn gwireddu delfrydau’r Cenhedloedd Unedig.  Campaigning and educating to make the ideals of the UN a reality
24 March-31 March  18.00 Dr Zigs, Y Faenol/Parc Menai   Darnau o Syria/ Fragments from Syria, Arddangosfa o gelf cyfoes Syria. Gan artistiaid sy'n byw yn Syria ac artistiaid o Syria sy'n byw yn Ewrop.  An exhibition of centemporary Syrian Art. By artists based in Syria itself as well as Syrian diaspora in Europe.


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