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.
#Myanmar's military shouldn't even be allowed to purchase "camouflage underwear." - @SAdamsR2P Quote of the day from today's #Myanmar press conference on more than 205 NGOs urging the UN Security Council to finally authorize a global arms embargo. #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar twitter.com/SAdamsR2P/stat…
A serious topic, but I stand by my silly off-the-cuff comment that we want a global arms embargo to stop #Myanmar's military buying another bullet, bayonet, rifle or even "camouflage underwear" for their soldiers. #NotOneBulletMore https://t.co/1MeKiDt0dW— Simon Adams (@SAdamsR2P) May 5, 2021
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