Thu, 01 June|
Canberra Launch of 90 Seconds to Midnight
Join the Evatt Foundation and Emeritus Professor Ramesh Thakur, Dr John Falzon and Dr Sue Wareham OAM for a thought-provoking and inspirational discussion on nuclear disarmament, peace, stability and diplomacy.
Time & Location
01 June, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm AEST
Tradies Dickson, 2 Badham St, Dickson ACT 2602
About the Event
After a highly successful Sydney launch you are warmly invited to join the Evatt Foundation as we host the Canberra launch of the latest Evatt Journal - 90 Seconds to Midnight.
This edition of the Journal examines how Australia can play a regional and international leadership role in advancing nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear disarmament, peace and stability.
With the Doomsday Clock the closest it has ever been to midnight (90 seconds), this discussion is more important than ever before.
The Journal includes contributions from former Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon Gareth Evans AC KC, Hawke-Keating Government Minister, Hon Robert Tickner AO, Susan Templeman MP, former Assistant Secretary General of the UN, Emeritus Professor Ramesh Thakur, founder of the Sydney Peace Foundation, Emeritus Professor Stuart Rees, leading US Scientist Steven Starr, the Red Cross, the World Council of Churches and more.
Join us for a panel discussion between special guests:
- Emeritus Professor Ramesh Thakur - Senior Research Fellow at the Toda Peace Institute and Fellow of the Australian Institute of International Affairs. Former Director of the Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, former Co-Convenor of the Asia-Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament and former Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations.
- Dr John Falzon - Senior fellow in inequality and social justice at Per Capita. Sociologist, poet and social justice advocate. Former national CEO of the St Vincent de Paul Society of Australia.
- Dr Sue Wareham OAM - President of the Medical Association for Prevention of War (Australia), Secretary of Australians for War Powers Reform and former board member of ICAN Australia.
Hard copies of the Journal will be available for purchase on the evening.