resolutions were passed, and two additional documents were included
in the official proceedings. The reports of working groups and regions
* A resolution calling for an end to the creation and transshipment of high level nuclear waste from France to Japan through Pacific waters.
* A resolution against the military/nuclear option of the Republic of Palau--US Compact of Free Association.
* A resolution from the youth caucus at the Abolition 2000 conference to support the involvement of youth in the struggle to rid the world of nuclear weapons.
* A petition to the President of the State of Israel for the release from prison of Mordechai Vannunu who is currently in the ninth year of solitary confinement for revealing that Israel has nuclear weapons.
* A petition to the President of the State of Israel to stop the design and production of nuclear weapons and sign the Non- Proliferation Treaty (NPT).
* A statement calling on governments to honor their commitments to the elimination of nuclear weapons at the first NPT preparatory committee meeting in April, 1997 at the United Nations in New York.
* A resolution stating that the delegates at the Abolition 2000 conference support in spirit the Tarahoi Statement.
* A resolution calling on the US Space Agency, NASA, to cancel the Cassini space launch scheduled for October 1997 from Florida, which will carry a payload of 72lb of plutonium.
* A call for the government of the USA to cancel its plans to conduct subcritical underground nuclear tests in Nevada this year on the indigenous land of the Western Shoshone Nation.
*a letter from conference delegates to the Earth Council, calling for their action because the nuclear testing at Moruroa and Fangataufa has created a nuclear waste dump in a marine environment, a violation of the Earth Charter.
*a statement from Corbin Harney, Western Shoshone Spiritual Leader,
calling for united efforts to abolish nuclear weapons and return to a
more natural way of life.
Pamela S. Meidell
The Atomic Mirror/Earth Trust Foundation
P.O. Box 220
Port Hueneme, California, USA 93044-0220
tel: +1 805/985 5073
fax: +1 805/985 7563