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December: WAND@Work

Welcome to the November newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities Nuclear Weapons   Women, Peace, and Security WiLL Update Events Donor Spotlight Nuclear Weapons Latest on the Iran nuclear talks On November 24, the deadline for the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 was extended for seven months. Now a number of members of […]

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A New Set of Election Resources»

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 […]

Budget Priorities»

December: WAND@Work

Welcome to the November newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities Nuclear Weapons   Women, Peace, and Security WiLL Update Events Donor Spotlight Nuclear Weapons Latest on the Iran nuclear talks On November 24, the deadline for the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 was extended for seven months. Now a number of members of […]

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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 […]

Iran»

Webinar: Preventing a Nuclear-Armed Iran through Diplomacy

Webinar: Preventing a Nuclear-Armed Iran through Diplomacy January 7, 2015 2:00-3:00 P.M. EDT Please join WAND for a discussion about the Iran nuclear negotiations. Achieving a comprehensive agreement that veritably guards against a nuclear-armed Iran is one of the most important goals for global peace and security. On November 24, 2014, Iran and world powers […]

Nuclear Weapons»

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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Advancing the Role of Women Political Leaders in Peace and Security

The conference “Advancing the Role of Women Political Leaders in Peace and Security,” jointly organized by Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND) and the EastWest Institute’s Parliamentarians Network for Conflict Prevention (PN), was held in Rabat November 18-20, 2014. Female political leaders and legislators from the United States, Afghanistan, Pakistan and the MENA region, including […]

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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 […]

Women Peace and Security»

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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