Save the Date, Wednesday, November 18 for a Ploughshares Fund post-election nuclear policy forum. Learn about the national security outlook for the next administration and how excess nuclear spending can fund higher national priorities such as responses to Coronavirus, racial injustice and climate change.
Transforming National Security: Nuclear Policy For A New Era
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
This is a deliberately post-election event. Unlike all other instruments of war, nuclear weapons are the president’s weapons. Only the commander in chief can authorize their use. With this authority comes the responsibility for presidents to take the lead on transforming nuclear policy so these weapons are never used again. Whoever is elected in 2020, the next president of the United States will have a unique opportunity to reshape US nuclear policy.
While previous events were limited by space and travel constraints, this year's meeting will be available to registrants via Zoom. The registration link will be available closer to the event.
Past events have included congressional leadership and experts in the field including grantees and partners working to create a safe and secure future.
We look forward to seeing you!
Here are photos from last year's event:
Rep. Ted Lieu
Sen. Chris Van Hollen
Rep. Pramila Jayapal
Sen. Ed Markey
Photo, top: US flag. PixaBay / ohsnapp (cc)
Photos: Rep. Ted Lieu, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Sen. Chris Van Hollen and Sen. Ed Markey. Photos by Justin T. Gellerson