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Eliminating the Existential Threat of Nuclear Weapons

Thu September 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Eliminating the Existential Threat of Nuclear Weapons

As experts warn that we are closer to nuclear war than we have ever been, UN Under Secretary General Izumi Nakamitsu and the heads of the two NGO’s with official UN status, Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross and Shekhar Mehta, President of Rotary International discuss the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and other steps that we can take to eliminate the existential threat posed by nuclear weapons. Join the high level discussion on September 30 at 11:00am EDT.

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War is proud to sponsor this important virtual event along with our partners in the International Council of Nurses, the International Federation of Medical Students’ Association, the World Federation of Public Health Association, and the World Medical Association.

Nuclear war is not the future that must be, but we must act to protect humanity from this existential threat. Please join us for this conversation.

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Panelists:

Peter Maurer

Peter Maurer

President, International Committee of the Red Cross

@PMaurerICRC

Shekhar Mehta, IPPNW photo

Shekhar Mehta

President, Rotary International

@Shekhar_Rotary

Ruth Mitchell

Ruth Mitchell

Moderator; Board Chair, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War

@drruthmitchell

Izumi Nakamitsu

Izumi Nakamitsu

Under-Secretary-General and United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs

@INakamitsu