UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and Former Secretary of State George Shultz
Headline Global Zero World Summit in Paris February 2-4, 2010

    Unites 200 International Leaders

    Speakers to Include Minister Carl Bildt, Dr. Javier Solana, Ambassador
    Richard Burt, Her Majesty Queen Noor

    Global Zero Group Will Announce Worldwide Campaign for Elimination of
    Nuclear Weapons

<p><location>PARIS</location>, <chron>Jan. 14</chron> /CNW/ -- The Global Zero Summit February 2-4 in <location>Paris</location> will convene 200 international political, military, business and faith leaders -- as well as student leaders -- to discuss practical policy proposals for the phased, verified elimination of all nuclear weapons and to launch a global grassroots campaign.  Speakers and attendees will include UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and former Secretary of State <person>George Shultz</person>.</p>
<p>The Summit will take place at the Intercontinental Hotel in <location>Paris</location> beginning <chron>February 2nd</chron> culminating with a press conference on <chron>February 4th</chron>.  The speeches by Secretary Shultz and Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon will be open to the press as well.</p>
<p>Global Zero is an international initiative dedicated to achieving the phased, verified elimination of all nuclear weapons and spearheaded by a group of more than 200 leaders worldwide, including former heads of state, foreign ministers, defense ministers, national security advisors, and top military commanders.</p>
<p>Thus far, the Summit will include international leaders from the following countries:</p>

    --  Japan
    --  Pakistan
    --  France
    --  Canada
    --  Russia
    --  Germany
    --  Jordan
    --  India
    --  South Korea
    --  UK
    --  China
    --  Sweden
    --  US
    --  Algeria
    --  Italy
    --  Brazil
    --  Sri Lanka
    --  Australia
    --  Egypt
    --  Mexico
    --  Austria
    --  Turkey
    --  Netherlands
    --  Palestine
    --  Spain
    --  Ireland
    --  Hungary



For further information: For further information: Press at GlobalZero.org: In Washington, Trevor FitzGibbon, President, FITZGIBBON/ Media LLC, +1-202-406-0646, In Paris, Bruno Rebelle +33-(0)614 46-33-64, In London, Tom Hampson-Bellon, +44-(0)207637-2780, In Moscow: Lawrence McDonnell, +7495-797-2689

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