Toward A Nuclear-Free World: Webinar on the New START Treaty

May 19 program with Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller

To participate, go to on at 9 a.m.
EDT on May 19.

Please join the U.S. chief negotiator, Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller, who will discuss the recent nuclear arms control agreement between the United States and Russia known as the New START Treaty. She will talk about the process for its advice and consent to ratification in the U.S. Senate, its implications for global security, and how the agreement fits into the broader discussion of President Obama's goal of a world free of nuclear weapons.

This webinar will take place on May 19 at 9 a.m. EDT (14:00 GMT).

Rose Gottemoeller is the assistant secretary of state for verification, compliance and implementation. She most recently was a senior associate with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Russia and Eurasia Program, in Washington, where she worked on U.S.-Russian relations and nuclear security and stability. She also served as the director of the Carnegie Moscow Center from January 2006 to December 2008. H

If you would like to participate in this webinar, please go to on May 19 at 9 a.m. EDT.

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The transcript of this webinar will be available on’s webchat page, where information about upcoming webchats is also available.

The General Assembly of the Presbyterian
Church (U.S.A.)
and its predecessors have long
addressed issues related to nuclear weapons
, first calling for the
elimination of weapons of mass destruction in 1955.

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