BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Feedo Feed//NONSGML v1.0//EN VERSION:2.0 CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:Prague: 1800 steps to a nuclear-weapon-free world X-WR-CALDESC:On April 6,\nAlyn Ware from New Zealand ran the Prague\nCastle steps nine times to commemorate the International Day of Sport for Peace and Development\nand the sixth anniversary of President Obama’s historic speech in the Hradčany square\nnext to the Prague Castle where he put forward the vision for a\nnuclear-weapon-free world. \n\nThe run was followed by a ‘Wave goodbye to nuclear weapons’ at Hradčany square as part\nof Global\nWave 2015, a world-wide action calling on governments to abolish\nnuclear weapons.\n\n ‘There are\nnine nuclear-armed countries in the world,’ says Mr Ware, a security analyst\nand a member of Peace and Sport. ‘I ran the flight of 200\nsteps once for each of those countries. ‘The combined total of 1800 steps is\nequivalent to the number of nuclear weapons still on high alert. These weapons\nare ready to be fired with-in minutes, on launch-on-warning policies and with a\ncombined destructive power that would end civilisation as we know it.’\n\n ‘A\nnuclear war could be started by miscalculation, accident, conflict escalation\nor cyber-attack by a terrorist organisation,’ says Mr Ware. ‘The tensions in\nNorth East Asia, the Middle East and between Russia and the West increase the\nrisk of a nuclear catastrophe.’Contact: alyn@pnnd.org www.globalwave2015.org www.facebook.com/globalwave2015 \n\n X-MS-OLK-FORCEINSPECTOROPEN:TRUE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20191120T112420Z DTSTART:20150406T140000Z DTEND:20150406T140000Z TRANSP:TRANSPARENT UID:4832015-04-06 SUMMARY:Prague: 1800 steps to a nuclear-weapon-free world DESCRIPTION:On April 6,\nAlyn Ware from New Zealand ran the Prague\nCastle steps nine times to commemorate the International Day of Sport for Peace and Development\nand the sixth anniversary of President Obama’s historic speech in the Hradčany square\nnext to the Prague Castle where he put forward the vision for a\nnuclear-weapon-free world. \n\nThe run was followed by a ‘Wave goodbye to nuclear weapons’ at Hradčany square as part\nof Global\nWave 2015, a world-wide action calling on governments to abolish\nnuclear weapons.\n\n ‘There are\nnine nuclear-armed countries in the world,’ says Mr Ware, a security analyst\nand a member of Peace and Sport. ‘I ran the flight of 200\nsteps once for each of those countries. ‘The combined total of 1800 steps is\nequivalent to the number of nuclear weapons still on high alert. These weapons\nare ready to be fired with-in minutes, on launch-on-warning policies and with a\ncombined destructive power that would end civilisation as we know it.’\n\n ‘A\nnuclear war could be started by miscalculation, accident, conflict escalation\nor cyber-attack by a terrorist organisation,’ says Mr Ware. ‘The tensions in\nNorth East Asia, the Middle East and between Russia and the West increase the\nrisk of a nuclear catastrophe.’Contact: alyn@pnnd.org www.globalwave2015.org www.facebook.com/globalwave2015 \n\n URL:http://april6.org/en/past-editions/take-part/past-events-2015/prague-1800-steps-to-a-nuclear-weapon-free-world.html CATEGORIES:{langck=fr-FR}Action symbolique{/langck}{langck=en-GB}Symbolic action{/langck}{langck=es-ES}Acción simbólica{/langck} GEO: LOCATION:Prague Castle Steps END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR