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Peace and Nuclear Disarmament Conference May 12 New York City

There will be an extraordinary peace and nuclear disarmament conference May 12 in New York city.

It will feature, among other Noam Chomsky, Daniel Ellsberg, Tjara Cronberg, Sergio Duarte, Zia Mian, Christie Hong, Hiroshi Taka.

Mark your calendars: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 12, the Judson Memorial Church at 55 Washington Square South and Thompson Street. No fees involved.

At this time of multiple crises, we are bringing together among the world’s most thoughtful and experienced foreign, military and nuclear policy analysists to discuss increasingly dangerous great power tensions, background and diplomatic options to the Trump-Korea crisis – with Iran on its way, the state of the nuclear arms races, and paths to greater peace and nuclear disarmament.

PREREGISTRATION is required, as Judson’s sanctuary holds only 250 people. So, if you want to join us, please click on the preceeding link to pre-register as soon as possible.

Speakers include:
Reiner Braun – Co-President International Peace Bureau (Germany)
Noam Chomsky— Department of Linguistics, University of Arizona, Professor Emeritus, M.I.T. Scholar , Anti-War Activist, Political and Social Critic, Linguist
Jackie Cabasso – Western States Legal Foundation, United for Peace & Justice
Lisa Clark – Co-President International Peace Bureau (Italy)
Tarja Cronberg – European Security Program, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Finland)
Sergio Duarte – President, Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, former U.N. High Representative for Disarmament (Brazil)
Dan Ellsberg – Recipient, Right Livelihood Award, Pentagon Papers Whistleblower, Author, the Doomsday Machine
Toshiki Fujimori – Hiroshima A-bomb survivor
Joseph Gerson – President, Campaign for Peace, Disarmament and Common Security, Director, AFSC Peace & Economic Security Program
Christine Hong – University of California Santa Cruz, Korea Policy Institute
Zia Mian – Program on Science and Global Security, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Hiroshi Taka – Representative Director Gensuikyo, Japan Council Against A- & H- Bombs (Japan)

The conference is a project of the International Peace Bureau, Peace and Planet, the Campaign for Peace Disarmament and Common Security, the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, American Friends Service Committee, Peace Action New York State and Brooklyn for Peace.


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