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International Peace Movement Building Conference

When: Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 10:10 am
Where: St. Stephen & the Incarnational Episcopal Church • 1525 Newton Street, NW • Washington

 

Midst more crises than we can count, and as we move into an increasingly confrontational and uncertain period in the wake of the Post-Cold War era, we are excited to announce an international peace movement building conference, April 2 in Washington, D.C.

 

 

      The conference, featuring critical U.S., Russian, European and U.S. analysts and activists, will be held two days before NATO audaciously celebrates its 70th anniversary on the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination and his “Beyond Vietnam” speech.

 

      Confirmed speakers include:

            Medea Benjamin         Code Pink

            Phyllis Bennis             Institute for Policy Studies

Reiner Braun               International Peace Bureau (Berlin)

            Joseph Gerson             Campaign for Peace Disarmament and Common Security

            Peter Kuznick             American University

            Kevin Martin              Peace Action

Anna Ochkina             Institute of Globalization and Social Movements (Moscow)

David Swanson           World Beyond War

 

      Invitations pending to additional European and Global South movement leaders.

 

Topics include:

  • NATO: 70 Years of Militarism & A 21st Century Global Alliance
  • Driving Forces of the New Era of Confrontation: U.S., NATO & Russia – Imperial, Authoritarian & Economic
  • Overcoming Martin Luther King, Jr’s Triple Evils
  • Preventing War Against Iran
  • New Nuclear Arms Races & Nuclear Disarmament Initiatives
  • A Unified & Independent European Union Military
  • Women and Resistance
  • Moving the Money from the Military to Addressing Human Needs

    Initiated by: No to NATO/No to War International Network, Campaign for Peace, Disarmament and Common Security; International Peace Bureau; Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung and World Beyond War

    For more information see www.no-to-nato.org   E-mail: JGerson80@gmail Phone: 617-661-6134

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