Abolition 2000 – Global Network to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

A2000 AGM 2009

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at the 2009 NPT Preparatory Committee Review Conference, please visit www.reachingcriticalwill.org

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Abolition 2000 AGM Global Council Dinner

Be sure to click here for guidelines on submission of proposals, reports, and general suggestions to Abolition 2000’s AGM 2009 Coordinating Committee.


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Saturday May 9, 2009, New York, NY

LOCATION Church Center – second floor
777 United Nations Plaza, 8th Floor
New York NY 10017
This is across from the United Nations building
-entrance at 44th St. near 1st Ave
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TIME 9 AM TO 4:00 PM

Draft Agenda for the 2009 Abolition 2000
Annual General Meeting

1 Opening space – remembering the sacred/ honouring ourselves in our work / other reflections
2 Go-round introductions
3 Brief history of A2000
4 Secretariat Report
a) New Members
b) Finances & Fundraising

c) Communications (website, emails, mailing lists)
5 Assessing the lay of the land- where are we towards our goal? How are we going to get there?
a) Reaffirming strategic priorities, discussing new openings
i) UN SG 5 point plan
ii) Global Zero
iii) Italian, German, British (?), US – gangs of 4
iv) NATO strategic doctrine review
v) Australia-Japan led ICNND
vi) Mayors for Peace Campaign:Hiroshima Nagasaki Protocol
vii) IRENA
viii) Space Weaponization, Missile Proliferation
ix) NWFZs
x) Etc

b) Key goals towards 2010 NPT Review Conference – Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Time-bound (aka SMART)
i) The Flame
ii) World March
iii) Etc

c) Defining success at the NPT & contingency planning if the world calls it a ‘failure’

6 Moving our movement-  key elements and support needed from working groups and/or regions towards moving forward until the next AGM
7 Affirmation of Service
8 Any Other Business

PLEASE NOTE:Church Center


19h30 (7.30pm) on Friday May 8, 2009
Location to be confirmed

RSVP for A2000 AGM and Global Council Dinner to the Rideau Institute C/O Anthony Salloum


ABOLITION 2000 Annual General Meeting 2009

In its continuing efforts to streamline the process for submission and adoption of proposals, group reports and calls for action, the Abolition 2000 Coordinating Committee is considering the following process for three main categories of proposals:

Category A: General Proposals and reports from ad hoc groups
These include general proposals and motions that are not time sensitive. They can be prepared well ahead of the scheduled AGM on May 9th, 2009. They need to be submitted by April 27th, 2009 to Abolition 2000 secretariat, Rideau Institute, c/o Anthony Salloum

Category B: Emerging Issue Proposals and Calls for Action
These include proposals and motions necessitated by relevant developments between April 27th and May 4th. They need to be submitted by end of day, May 5th, 2009 to Abolition 2000 secretariat, Rideau Institute, c/o Anthony Salloum

Category C: Emergency Proposals and Calls for Action
These are necessitated by last-minute developments at the NPT prep com on May 8th, 2009.
They must be submitted by end of day, May 8th, 2009 to Abolition 2000 secretariat, Rideau Institute, c/o Anthony Salloum