Briefing and roundtable discussion

Legislators, nuclear risk-reduction and Move the Nuclear Weapons Money

Roundtable discussion with representatives of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament, Move the Nuclear Weapons Money (World Future Council) and the Institute for Economics and Peace.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | USA, Washington DC

A roundtable discussion with representatives of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament, Move the Nuclear Weapons Money and the Institute for Economics and Peace.

Wednesday June 19 from 12:45 – 2:15pm.
E. Raymond Wilson Conference Room, Friends Committee on National Legislation
245 Second St, NE, Washington DC.

The roundtable will include brief updates/reports on nuclear risk-reduction and disarmament issues and initiatives from:

  • Mark Appleton, Foreign Policy adviser for Senator Edward Markey;
  • Alyn Ware, Global Coordinator of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament, Disarmament Program Director for the World Future Council;
  • Laurie Smolenski, Outreach and Development Officer, Institute for Economics and Peace;
  • Maevyn Davis-Rackerby, Member, Move the Nuclear Weapons Money team.

Issues and initiatives discussed will include the Korea peace and denuclearization process, no-first-use/sole purpose campaign, the new Stepping Stones initiative from Sweden, Count the Nuclear Weapons Money including plans for a Washington DC satellite counting; SANE (Smarter Approach to Nuclear Expenditure) Act, divestment from fossil fuels and nuclear weapons (and impact investment) and the UN Secretary-General’s Disarmament Agenda Securing our Common Future.

Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to info@pnnd.org.