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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2010
3:27 PM

CONTACT: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Rick Wayman in New York at (805) 696-5159, rwayman@napf.org ;
Steven Crandell scrandell@napf.org in Santa Barbara (805) 965 3443

NAPF at the NPT

NEW YORK - April 30 - The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation is hosting an event at the United Nations in New York City during the Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference on Monday, May 3, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

The panel discussion is entitled "From Omnicide to Abolition: Shifting the Mindset." Foundation President David Krieger is a speaker on the panel and Director of Programs Rick Wayman will moderate. Other speakers include Steven Starr (NAPF Associate), Alice Slater (NAPF New York representative), Jackie Cabasso, Rob Green and Kate Dewes.

The discussion will focus on The Foundation's latest publication -- a substantive roadmap to nuclear disarmament written expressly for the 2010 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference.

Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament: Shifting the Mindset - A Briefing Booklet for the 2010 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, written by Dr. Krieger, delivers a blueprint for a future without nuclear weapons.

It is available on-line: www.wagingpeace.org/goto/nptbooklet . Printed copies can also be ordered from the Foundation.

In the area of nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation, there is perhaps no more important international gathering this year than the 2010 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference. For that reason, the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation is taking a number of strategic actions to influence the outcome of the conference - among those steps are the May 3rd event at the United Nations and the distribution of the Briefing Booklet.

The Briefing Booklet has been delivered to all ambassadors in New York attending the NPT Review Conference as well as key members of the US Congress and the Obama administration.

* David Krieger is a founder of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation and has served as its president since 1982. He has lectured throughout the world and written widely on issues of peace, international law and nuclear weapons abolition. Both he, and the Foundation's Director of Programs, Rick Wayman, will attend the Review Conference in New York.

Both David Krieger and Rick Wayman will be available for interviews while in New York.

The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation initiates and supports worldwide efforts to abolish nuclear weapons, to strengthen international law and institutions, and to inspire and empower a new generation of peace leaders. Founded in 1982, the Foundation is comprised of individuals and organizations worldwide who realize the imperative for peace in the Nuclear Age. The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan international education and advocacy organization. It has consultative status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council and is recognized by the UN as a Peace Messenger Organization.

 

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