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Mayors speak out on Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East
Leading members, Luc Dehaene and Kareem Khder, have written a piece about the potential for chemical weapons use in Syria and the need for a Middle East Zone Free of Weapons of Mass Destruction. Please feel free to reproduce this article in your own publications; we ask only that you inform us. Former Mayor Dehaene of Ypres, Belgium, served as Chair of 2020 Vision Campaign Association's Board of Director, until his retirement at the end of last year. Mayor Khder is a member of the Board representing Halabja, Iraq. Both cities have suffered the scourge of chemical weapon use, Ypres in 1914 and Halabja in 1988. Read their article.
Mayors for Peace in 'Cities Today'
Cities Today, the leading magazine on sustainable developments of cities, published an article of the International Director of the 2020 Vision Campaign Aaron Tovish in their quarterly magazine.
You can read the full magazine here. The article of Mayors for Peace is on page 5
We hope to have an article or column in every edition of Cities Today in the future.
Contributions update July 2012
In the month of July the 2020 Vision Campaign received donations from 30 cities of 3 countries, amounting to a total of € 5439. We would like to extend our gratitude to our member cities for their continuing generosity in supporting our efforts to realize a nuclear-weapon-free world by 2020.
Significant donations were made by our member cities in Belgium, Germany and Luxembourg.
We hope that this positive trend continues for the rest of 2012.
2020 Vision Campaign Progress Report 2011
We are very pleased to announce the completion of the 2011 Progress Report for the 2020 Vision Campaign. The report has been finalized in English and Spanish, with French version near completion and a Japanese version to be ready in the coming months. We are incredibly grateful for all the hard work and commitment that everyone involved has given to getting this year’s Report ready. Progress Reports continue to be an extremely useful tool for the 2020 Vision Campaign in meetings and campaigning activities.
Video of a charity concert supporting the 2020 Vision Campaign held
in Hiroshima in December 13, 2010 is now available on YouTube.
This concert was organized by musicians in Hiroshima and they have donated
1 million yen to the campaign.
The organizers hope that similar activities supporting the 2020 Vision Campaign
will be promoted among member cities around the world.