Villafranca di Verona, Verone – Italy
Initiatives for Peace
THE CONTEXT OF YOUR INITIATIVE
Participating in the organisation of a large gathering of movements and Italian networks who fight for a culture of peace and nonviolence. The gathering was held in the Verona Arena.
Presenting a bill to the Italian government so that they implement a nonviolent civil defence force that would be financed using some of the resources originally earmarked for military spending.
THE ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT AS PART OF YOUR INITIATIVE
Different awareness-raising events with the local population, such as Circles of Peace in public squares in order to enjoy a moment of silence and meditation.
Collecting signatures to present a citizens’ initiative law in favour of establishing unarmed, nonviolent civil defence.
WHO IS INVOLVED FROM OUR GROUP?
The group leaders, companions, friends and volunteers.
WHICH PARTNERS ARE YOU WORKING WITH ON THIS INITIATIVE?
The citizens’ initiative law in favour of establishing unarmed, nonviolent civil defence was put to the House of Ministers for analysis.