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Voices of Dissent

Colonel (Ret.) Ann Wright
Schedule of Appearances


Sunday, Feb 19, 2023

12 p.m. - Speak at the "Rage Against the War Machine" rally
Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC
Here is a link to my talk at the rally: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwWIYdKgfaI&t=7s

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2023

1 p.m. - Speak about US wars and wars of Russia
Dateline: News and Conversation.with Regis Trembley
Regis Tremblay

Saturday, Mar 18, 2023

1 p.m. - Speak at the National March on Washington: Peace in Ukraine " Stop NATO
Protest on the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq Peace in Ukraine " Say NO to Endless U.S. Wars! Saturday, March 18 at 1:00 p.m. Washington, D.C. The White House
I resigned from the US diplomatic corps on March 19, 2003 in opposition to the US war on Iraq! So I will definitely be in Washington for this rally against another war!

Saturday, Mar 25, 2023

3 a.m. - Ann speaking on the International Peace Bureau's webinar
NATO’s geostrategic interests towards China: How strong are AUKUS and the Quad really?
Contact Alessandra Fontanella
Interactive roundtable composed of four speakers and Anu Chenoy who will moderate and lead the discussion with a set of 3-4 guiding questions.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2023

2:30 p.m. - Speak on Crimea
Peace in Ukraine webinar
Contact Marcy Winograd
Ann Wright and Rick Sterling speak about their 2016 citizen diplomacy trip to Crimea with Center for Citizens Initiatives.

Friday, Jun 9, 2023

10 a.m. - Ann Wright speaking on the History of Ceasefires
International Summit for Peace in Ukraine, Vienna, Austria
International Summit for Peace in Ukraine https://www.peacevienna.org/ https://www.ipb.org/ispukraine-2023/ Vienna, Austria 🇦🇹 " June 10th/11th 2023 " Location: -GB-Catamaran, Johann-Böhm-Platz 1 Wien 1020 Contact: International Peace Bureau, Marienstraße 19-20, 10117 Berlin, viennaconference@ipb-office.berlin

Saturday, Jun 24, 2023

2 p.m. - Irish Neutrality with European Member of Parliament Clare Daly
Printworks at the Morrison Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
Contact Eadaoin O'SULLIVAN
https://tribunemag.co.uk/2022/03/the-war-on-irelands-neutrality https://www.ontheditch.com/comment-neutrality-should-be-binary/ https://tribunemag.co.uk/2023/06/president-higgins-is-right-ireland-should-defend-its-neutrality

Monday, Jul 3, 2023

6 p.m. - Speak about the Gaza Freedom Flotilla
At St Bride’s church, Percy Street, Liverpool, UK

Thursday, Jul 6, 2023

10 a.m. - Speak at European Parliament on NO to NATO
Brussels, Belgium

Thu Jul 6 - Sun Jul 9: Participant in Global Women for Peace Against NATO
Brussels, Belgium

Friday, Jul 7, 2023

1 p.m. - Speak at NATO Headquarters with Chief of Public Engagement
Brussels, Belgium

Saturday, Jul 8, 2023

10 a.m. - Speaker and Moderator of NATO in the Pacific webinar
at NO to NATO conference, Brussels, Belgium

3 p.m. - Speaker and Moderator of "US & Canada and NATO" webinar
NO to NATO conference, Brussels, Belgium

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2023

Wed Jul 26 - Fri Jul 28: Participant in National Mobilization to End the Korean War
3 days of events in Washington, DC
https://www.koreapeaceaction.org/ Thurs, July 27 Day of Action 11:30 AM Congressional Press Conference with Korea Peace Congressional Champions Location: House Triangle, intersection of New Jersey Avenue SE and Southeast Drive (across from the southeast corner of the U.S. Capitol building) 1-3 PM Unbind Your Heart: Participatory Grief Transmutation Ceremony RSVP here for this limited-capacity event Location: The Foundry (Fellowship Hall) 1500 16th St. NW Washington, D.C., 20036 5-8 PM Rally at Lafayette Square in front of the White House + March + Interfaith Vigil at the Lincoln Memorial Steps (near the Korean War Veterans Memorial) RSVP here Rally Location: Lafayette Square, Pennsylvania Ave NW &, 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20001 Vigil Location: Lincoln Memorial steps at 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, DC 20002

Friday, Jul 28, 2023

1 p.m. - Ann Wright Speaking on Panel on the Threat of Nuclear War
Conference at George Washington University "70th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice: Prospects and Challenges for a Peace Agreement"
https://www.koreapeaceaction.org/schedule 9 AM - 3 PM Location: Elliott School of International Affairs, Lindner Commons (Room 602), 1957 E Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20052 70th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice: Prospects and Challenges for a Peace Agreement Introduction 9:00 AM Linda Yarr, Director of Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia, George Washington University Christine Ahn, Women Cross DMZ Founder and Executive Director Keynote Address 9:15 AM University of Chicago Emeritus Professor and eminent Korea historian Bruce Cummings The Human Costs of Unending War 10:10 - 11:30 AM Kee Park, M.D., Harvard University Department of Global Health and Social Medicine Joy Gebhart, divided family member Rick Downes, Executive Director, Coalition of Families of Korean & Cold War POW/MIAs Moderated by Jennifer Deibert, DPRK Program Director, American Friends Service Committee The Threat of Nuclear War 1:00 - 2:20 PM Dan Leaf, retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General Siegfried Hecker, Professor of Practice at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and at Texas A&M University Ann Wright, retired U.S. Army Colonel, Veterans for Peace moderated by Ji-Yeon Yuh of Northwestern University Closing Remarks 2:20 PM Cathi Choi, Director of Policy and Organizing at Women Cross DMZ

Sunday, Jul 30, 2023

6 p.m. - Speak at Memorial for Pentagon Papers Whistleblower Dan Ellsberg
National Press Club, Washington, DC
Contact Diane Perlman
https://www.whistleblowersummit.com/ Panelists: Diane Perlman, John Henry, Peter Kuznick John Kiriakou, Ann Wright, Medea Benjamin

Friday, Aug 4, 2023

7 p.m. - Ann Speaking on the Gaza Flotilla
Quaker House, Port Townsend, Washington
Contact Kit Kittredge
https://www.peninsuladailynews.com/news/aug-4-ann-wright-to-speak-at-the-quaker-meeting-house-in-port-townsend/ https://www.ptleader.com/stories/veterans-for-peace-activist-speaks-in-port-townsend-friday-august-4th,127942

Saturday, Aug 5, 2023

10 a.m. - Ann Wright delivering Keynote Address
Hiroshima-Nagasaki Weekend of Remembrance & Action, Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action
Contact Mary Gleysteen

Sat Aug 5 - Mon Aug 7: Hiroshima-Nagasaki Weekend of Remembrance & Action
Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action 16159 Clear Creek Rd. NW Poulsbo WA 98370
Contact Mary Gleysteen
August 5 @ 9:00 am - August 7 @ 10:00 am Hiroshima-Nagasaki Weekend of Remembrance & Action Saturday, August 5th Plenary: Save the Planet - Abolish Nuclear Weapons 9:00 Registration 9:45 Welcome & Intro to GZ 10:15 Ann Wright, Col. US Army (ret.) VFP & Code Pink activist 10:45 Howard Frumkin, Sr. VP, Trustfor Public Land; Prof., UW School of Public Health 11:15 Break 11:30 Panel response and discussion 12:30 Break, Peace Walkers arrive 1:00 Lunch 2:00 Continuation of Keynote/Panel conversation 3:00 Break 3:30 Nonviolence training/Pledge of Nonviolence 4:30 Break/Set up for dinner 5:00 Dinner 5:45 Gather for walk to NBK-Bangor main gate 6:15 Rally at Bangor main gate […]

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