During the 63rd session on the UN Commission on the Status of Women, the United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference on Thursday, March 14th with women leaders from the United States, South Korea and Japan to present their global campaign calling for the end of the Korean war and women’s participation in the Korean Peace Process.
Christine Ahn, Executive Director of Women Cross DMZ
Mimi Han, The National YWCA of Korea
Jody Williams, Nobel Laureate and Chair of Nobel Women’s Initiative
Kozue Akibayashi, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
The event was moderated by Kathleen Richards, Media and Communications Coordinator of Korea Peace Now!
For additional information on the campaign visit www.KoreaPeaceNow.org
#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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