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WAND Statement on the Extension of the Iran Nuclear Talks

November 24, 2014 • Category: Iran, Nuclear Weapons

November 24, 2014 Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND) makes the following statement on the extension of the nuclear talks to guard against a nuclear Iran. The negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 (the permanent members of the UN Security Council – U.S., UK, Russia, China, France – plus Germany) have been important for American […]

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Election Resources

Election season is upon us. Please vote and encourage others to vote. To check your voter registration status and other voting information please see the link below. Register to vote here! In the coming months there will be many opportunities for you to encounter candidates at events and in other forums. These questions may help you […]

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November: WAND@Work

Welcome to the November newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities Nuclear Weapons   Women, Peace, and Security WiLL Update Elections Reaction Donor Spotlight  Congress Meets Community Events   Join us and over 20 national peace and justice groups – from November 11 to 16, we are joining together to press Congress in their offices, online, […]

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Webinar: Crisis in the Middle East: Alternatives to War

On Wednesday November 12, 2014, WAND hosted a webinar called “Crisis in the Middle East: Alternatives to War” featuring presentations from WAND Women, Peace, and Security Policy Director Julie Arostegui and Senior Public Policy Director Kathy Crandall Robinson. This webinar reviewed non-military solutions to the conflicts in Iraq and Syria, highlighted the special role that […]

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WAND Statement on the Extension of the Iran Nuclear Talks

November 24, 2014 Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND) makes the following statement on the extension of the nuclear talks to guard against a nuclear Iran. The negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 (the permanent members of the UN Security Council – U.S., UK, Russia, China, France – plus Germany) have been important for American […]

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NGO Letter to Obama Administration: Please Attend Vienna Conference

          by Rawan Alkhatib, WAND Intern, Arlington MA The United States needs to join and ultimately lead the international community on global efforts to achieve total nuclear disarmament. A step in the right direction is for the Obama Administration to send a representative to the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact […]

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WAND Statement on the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement

Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND) Education Fund Statement on Signing of the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement On September 30, 2014 newly inaugurated Afghan President Ashraf Ghani signed a long-awaited Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States. The BSA allows a reduced number of U.S. and NATO troops to remain in Afghanistan for at […]

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October: WAND@Work

Welcome to the October newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities Nuclear Weapons   Women, Peace, and Security WiLL Update WAND’s Special Statement Donor Spotlight  Congress Meets Community Nuclear Weapons Out of Control Nuclear Spending on the Front Page! On September 21, The New York Times devoted front page space to the new U.S. nuclear arms […]

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UNSCR 1325 Women, Peace, and Security Anniversary Week in New York

By Julie L. Arostegui, J.D., Women, Peace, and Security Policy Director Last week I was in New York for 1325 anniversary week, which marks the United Nations Security Council’s passage of its landmark Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security on October 31, 2000. Recognizing the gendered nature of today’s conflicts, UNSCR 1325 and its […]

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