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Climate – Peace – Nuclear Nexus

August 7, 2023 @ 10:15 am - 12:45 pm CEST

Session 1: Move the Nuclear Weapons Money: 10:15-11:15am Central European Time (CET)
Session 2: International Court of Justice Climate Case and the UN Summit of the Future. 11:30-12:45 CET
UN Center, Vienna. Conference Room M4

Session 1: Move the Nuclear Weapons Money

An international campaign to cut nuclear weapons budgets, end investments in the nuclear weapons industry and re-invest in peace, climate protection and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Session 2: International Court of Justice Climate Case and the UN Summit of the Future

Using the current International Court of Justice case on climate change to build legal and political protection for current and future generations and to fast-track policies to phase out fossil fuels. Making progress on peace, nuclear disarmament and security issues in the 2024 UN Summit of the Future. Building the connections between the ICJ case and the UN Summit.

Chair: Teresa Bergman (Germany). PNND Program Officer

Speakers:

  • Professor Juergen Scheffran (Germany).
    Professor of Integrative Geography. Chair of the Research Group Climate Change and Security, Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability, University of Hamburg. Principal author, The Climate-Nuclear Nexus.
  • Bill Kidd MSP (Scotland),
    Co-President, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament. Co-convenor of the All-Party Group on Nuclear Disarmament in the Scottish Parliament.
  • Vanda Proskova (Czech Republic),
    Core Team Leader, Youth Fusion
  • Marie Biermann (Germany)
    Management Board, World Future Council
  • Alyn Ware (New Zealand/Czech Republic).
    Co-founder, Move the Nuclear Weapons Money campaign

Cosponsored by Basel Peace Office, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament, World Future Council, World Federalist Movement and Youth Fusion.

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Details

Date:
August 7, 2023
Time:
10:15 am - 12:45 pm CEST

Organizers

Basel Peace Office
Parliamentarians for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament
World Federalist Movement
World Future Council
Youth Fusion

Venue

United Nations Vienna
Wagramer Str. 5, 1220
Vienna, Austria
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