Alice Slater - bio

Alice Slater is NY Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation and serves as its UN NGO representative. She is a member of the Global Council of Abolition 2000, a network in 95 countries working for a treaty to eliminate nuclear weapons. She directs the network’s Sustainable Energy Working Group which produced a model statute for an International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), launched in 2008 by Germany, Spain and Denmark, with 144 nations now participating.

She is on the Board of the Lawyer’s Committee for Nuclear Policy and the Executive Committee of the Middle Powers Initiative, working to create pressure on nuclear weapons states for swifter nuclear disarmament. She is a member of the Advisory Boards of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, and the Rideau Institute. At the UN, Ms. Slater has organized numerous conferences, panels, and roundtables on security and environmental issues and has spoken frequently at meetings and conferences in the US and internationally.

She has written numerous articles and op-eds, and has appeared frequently on local and national media. She serves on the Energy Committee of the New York City Bar Association and has also served on its Military Affairs Committee, the Committee on International Security Affairs and the UN Working Group.

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