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Be in NY to Help Ban Uranium Weapons


The International Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons (ICBUW) and IKV Pax Christi
INVITES YOU TO A REPORT LAUNCH
October 18, 2012, 6-9 PM
Church Center, New York
777 First Ave. 44 th St. Room 10th Fl

Presenting publications:

PRECAUTION IN PRACTICE – an analysis of whether a precautionary approach to depleted uranium (DU) munitions is justified and how it might inform their acceptability. Doug Weir (ICBUW)

HAZARD AWARE – an examination of military guidelines for reducing DU risks. Could they form the basis of new civilian protection norms? Wim Zwijnenburg (IKV Pax Christi)

ON DU AND DNA – a discussion paper reviewing what we know about DU as a genotoxin and carcinogen. Dr Katsumi Furitsu and Gretel Munroe (ICBUW)

MANAGING ACCEPTABILITY – a historical review of UK DU policy: how the UK has sought to manage and deflect public and parliamentary opposition to DU. Doug Weir, on behalf of CADU.   

*PDF’s will be available via: www.bandepleteduranium.org/publications

Welcome from Isabel Macdonald (ICBUW / WILPF) on the view from the U.S.

For more information visit: www.bandepleteduranium.org      

Contact us at:
isabel@icbuw.org
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EVENT CO-SPONSORED BY THE WOMEN´S INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE FOR PEACE AND  FREEDOM (WILPF)
MENNONITE CENTRAL COMMITTEE-UN,  PHYSICIANS FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND VETERANS FOR PEACE

Speaking Events

January 10 and 11:
Events in Washington DC to present a petition telling president elect to end wars:
https://act.rootsaction.org/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=12501

January 20-21 Occupy the Inauguration
 
January 29 David Swanson speaking in Arlington, Va.
 
February David Swanson debating a war supporter in Boston, Mass.
 
April 21-23 UNAC's annual conference in Richmond, Va.

April 29 possible multi-issue protest in DC.

Find Events Here.

 

 

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