Welcome to the April newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities/Wars Nuclear Weapons Women, Peace, and Security Donor Spotlight WiLL Update News Erica Fein, WAND Nuclear Weapons Policy Director, is now a contributing blogger on Huffington Post. You can read her new column, “The Nuclear Terror Threat and Funding Mismatch.” Erica was also on Community […]
Webinar: Forever Nuclear Weapons? What happened to President Obama’s vision for a nuclear-weapons-free world?
Webinar FOREVER NUCLEAR WEAPONS? What happened to President Obama’s vision for a nuclear-weapons-free world? Wednesday, May 4, 2016 2pm EDT Daryl Kimball, Executive Director at the Arms Control Association, and Erica Fein, Nuclear Weapons Policy Director at WAND, will be presenting. President Obama made history in 2009 when he announced his vision for the “peace […]
Welcome to the February newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities/Wars Nuclear Weapons Women, Peace, and Security Donor Spotlight News WATCH: Erica Fein, Nuclear Weapons Policy Director, on “Deciding Whether to Reinvest in 21st-Century Nuclear Weapons.” READ: Susan Shaer and Erica Fein in the World Post: “Despite Iran Deal Success, Beware of Attempts to Undermine […]
President Obama has the chance to make history by becoming the first U.S. President to visit nuclear ground zero when he is in Japan during the G7 Summit on May 26 and 27. On August 6 and 9, 1945, the United States ushered in the nuclear age when it dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, […]
by Susan Cundiff, WAND Education Fund Vice Board Chair, Eugene OR Almost every nation in the world has ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) since the U.N. General Assembly adopted it in 1979 – 189 countries to be exact. The United States stands with just 6 other […]
Welcome to the November newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities/Wars Nuclear Weapons Women, Peace, and Security Donor Spotlight WiLL Update News! WAND Executive Director Susan Shaer is now a featured contributor to the Huffington Post. Nuclear Weapons Former Defense Secretary Perry Calls to Cancel New Nuclear Missile President Obama came to office calling […]
by Lila O’Brien-Milne, WAND Women, Peace, and Security Fellow On Tuesday, March 22, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs held the first-ever full committee hearing on the role of women in peace and security. The Committee heard testimony from Monica McWilliams, Professor of Women’s Studies at the Transitional Justice Institute at Ulster University and signatory to […]