Proclamation Recognizing

WHEREAS, the United Nations 50th Anniversary Global Peace Walk Project was initiated in 1995, walking from New York to San Francisco as a prayer for the universal human resolve of "Global Peace Now!" and for mutual understanding and respect; and

WHEREAS, the United Nations has proclaimed 1998 as the International Year of the Oceans; and,

WHEREAS, the National Oceans Conference is being convened by the White House in Monterey, California, June 11-12, 1998 to address the health of the oceans; and,

WHEREAS, the health of the oceans and all life on earth may be threatened by more severe global warming or ozone layer depletion, and by any escalating nuclear arms race; and,

WHEREAS, the Global Peace Walk Project is conducting local peace walks, a "Global Emergency Alert Response Prayer Vigil" in support of the National Oceans Conference and the International Year of the Oceans, picnicking in Monterey Bay Park, June 11-14, 1998, and ending with a traditional American Flag Retirement Ceremony at noon June 14th, Flag Day,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT I, Dan Albert, Mayor of the City of Monterey, on behalf of the City Council and citizens, hereby proclaim
June 11-14, 1998, to be "Global Peace Walk Days" in the City of Monterey.

Dated: June 3, 1998


Dan Albert, Mayor

Note: As of January 2004, Mayor Albert is still Mayor of Monterey, see about him at city website:

HOMEPAGE: Global Emergency Alert Response
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Partial list of Messages and Proclamations of Support for Global Peace Walk