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Online World Conference: No Nukes, Climate Justice, Peace
April 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Abolish Nuclear Weapons
Resist and Reverse the Climate Crisis
For Social and Economic Justice
April 25, 2020 – 9 a.m. New York/Boston/Washington, D.C.; 3 p.m. Central European Time – 10 p.m. Tokyo
Registration for the conference is now closed. You can join on Saturday via live streaming at: https://www.youtube.com/user/rosaluxnyc
In the context of the suffering and changes being wrought by the pandemic, the six- hour world conference will focus on the continuing urgent need to abolish nuclear weapons and its relationship to stanching the climate emergency and challenging injustices which have left so many people marginalized and vulnerable. Additional sessions of the World Conference and four workshops will be for a healthier time in the future.
To accommodate people across the world the conference will be held at 9 a.m. New York/Boston time (3 p.m. in Europe, 10 p.m. in East Asia) with simultaneous interpretation. The conference will be held in concentric circles with up to 500 people in the conference itself with simultaneous live streaming so everyone can join by listening in. The conference will also be recorded and posted and made available on the worldconference2020.org and co-sponsors’ sites for continuing availability.
Speakers include :
• Sharon Burrows (ITUC, Australia)
• Reiner Braun (IPB, Germany)
• Joseph Gerson (AFSC/CPDCS/IPB, USA)
• Emad Kiyaei (IDG Group, Iran)
• Hiroshi Takakusaki (Gensuikyo, Japan)
• Rev. Liz Theoharis (Poor People’s Campaign, USA)
• Dr. Carlos Umana (IPPNW, Costa Rica)
• Wada Masako (Japan Confederation of A- & H- Bomb Sufferers Organizations, Japan)
Invitations pending to United Nations Office for Disarmament, the Sunrise Movement, and
ONLINE WEBINAR – April 25th, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m. EDT
For more information: see https://www.facebook.com/events/the-riverside-church/world-conference-2020/1105835629625534/;or write: JGerson80@gmail.com
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