On Thursday, October 24th, the United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with nuclear experts and organizers on a new initiative with an Alternative Strategy for Constraining Nuclear Arsenals, launching the “Count the Nuclear Weapons Money” campaign.
– Alyn Ware, Global Coordinator, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament and a winner of the Right Livelihood Award
·Curtis Raynold, former Secretary, UN Secretary General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters, senior advisor the Hay Institute: Human Security in Practice (invited)
· Bill Kidd, Member of Parliament for Scotland, Co-President of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament
· Margaret Perkins, 350NYC.org
· Vanda Proskova, PragueVision Institute for Sustainable Development, Member of the “Count the Nuclear Weapons Money” core team
The VIDEO of the press conference is below as well as the media advisory for more information and contacts.
Our focus is often elsewhere.— Rachel Leah Siegel (@rachsieg) October 19, 2020
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