Nuclear Weapons Conference

Yale Divinity School Conference on Nuclear Weapons, Security, and Moral Leadership — 9/18-19

Religious leaders, policy makers, business persons, and scholars will gather at a Yale Divinity School conference in September to take up the topic "Are We Safe Yet? Vulnerability and Security in an Anxious Age." Conference presentations and panels will be available via live webcast.



General Conference Information

Join Faithful Security in New Haven for the conference or mark your calendar to watch the live webcast. Sergio Duarte, United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, will offer the opening keynote, and Tyler Wigg-Stevenson, Policy Director for Faithful Security, will present the response to Ambassador Duarte’s speech.
Other speakers will include keynoter Douglas Roche, chairman of the Middle Powers Initiative; Naila Bolus, Executive Director of the Ploughshares Fund; Jonathan Granoff, president of the Global Security Institute and Co-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on Nuclear Nonproliferation; Jonathan Schell, senior fellow at The Nation Institute and author of The Seventh Decade (Metropolitan, 2007), as well as the seminal The Fate of the Earth (Knopf, 1982); and Emilie Townes, the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of African American Religion and Theology at Yale Divinity School and president of the American Academy of Religion.

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued many statements on nuclear weapons (PDF) and security. The Peacemaking Program identifies a variety of resources and links to explore issues related to nuclear weapons and security.

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