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International Peace Movement Building Conference
April 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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.
- 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