Kevin Sanders

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"Sanders is editor of World Opinion Forum, a United Nations NGO Special Project launched in 2008 by NY Federalists in co-operation with War&Peace at a day-long conference at the UN. and follow-up reports on CUNY TV.

"As ABC-TV commentator and critic in New York, CNN science-editor, TV anchor and parliamentary bureau-chief, Sanders has spent his professional life in international broadcasting and journalism. As founding parliamentary bureau-chief of the Nine TV Network in Australia, Sanders was described by the country's leading political commentator, Alan Reid as "One of the few journalists who can recognize immediately the true political dynamics of any situation, whether it be a Georgetown cocktail party or an African Kraal."...

"Sanders' CNN reports on Nitinol, a new metal energy conversion system won the US Engineer's Award for Broadcasting Excellence. His follow-up articles in Science Digest were translated in German and republished in Japanese by Japan Times in their annual selection of the world's best science reports. Sanders is working on a follow-up article and an update documentary for world release on new and startling disclosures on the origins and potential of Nitinol. )...

"Sanders' widely republished 1990 article "A Beginner's Guide to the BNL-BCCI Bank Scandal" was chosen by Project Censored as one of the top twenty stories of the year. It was later selected by Utne Reader Magazine as one of the top ten stories of the past ten years. Sanders' cover story for Whole Earth Review, The Age of Transparency on the political implications of earth observation satellites was later anthologized with essays by William James, John F. Kennedy and Arthur C. Clarke in the book, Securing Our Planet...

"In 1977 Sanders produced and hosted a widely transcribed and republished one-hour TV discussion The Next Hundred Years with Margaret Mead, Herman Khan and William Irwin Thompson...

"Sanders has become increasingly active in NGO broadcast outreach at the United Nations. In 1997 as Chairman of the Earth Society Foundation, founded by Margaret Mead, Sanders hosted the first live webcast from the United Nations, at the annual Earth Day Peace Bell Ceremony. At the ceremony Sanders proposed creating a C-Span of the UN - a project originally developed with the late folk-singer Richie Havens . Sanders is now founding director of World Opinion Forum, an enterprise initiated by UN NGOs, War & Peace Foundation, the World Federalists - founded by Albert Einstein - and the UN Earth Day Peace Bell Ceremony co-founded by Margaret Mead. At the UN in 2003 Sanders produced and hosted the first day-long World Opinion Forum international webcast on World Opinion: A New Superpower? with a keynote address by Denis Kucinich. Later Sanders hosted a follow-up day-long conference on The Future of the UN at Seton Hall University with a keynote address from Walter Cronkite.

"As UN media representative for the London-based Oneworld Radio network of more than a thousand radio stations, Sanders provided a daily program, World Opinion to review international editorial commentary.

"The longer plan for a UN World Opinion Forum celebration on Earth Day 2020 in the anticipated agreement on de-alerting of nuclear weapons as a first step to abolition as called for by the UN, Mayors for Peace, World Parliamentarians and the European Parliament. "[1]

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  1. War and Peace Foundation Kevin Sanders - UN NGO representative World Opinion Forum, organizational web page, accessed March 25, 2014.