Freedom 21 National Conference 2001
Principles of Freedom Freedom 21 Agenda Freedom 21 Activities International Activities
Advancing the principles of freedom
in the 21st century

Representative Ron Paul, Featured Speaker
(confirmed)

Freedom 21 National Conference

St. Louis Airport Marriott Hotel
July 12-14, 2001

Conference Speakers


Representative Jo Ann Emerson, Featured Speaker
(confirmed)

Conference Program

Advancing the principles of freedom...
In the world, in Washington, and at home!

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Last Year (2000)

Last year's program

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Thursday - July 12














Friday - July 13

Session I - Advancing the principles of freedom...

...In the world - Moderator: Tom McDonnell, Director, Sovereignty International, and Director of Natural Resources, American Sheep Industry Association.

Reshaping International Relations

An examination of the changes that must occur in the structure of the United Nations; a review of encumbering treaty provisions; and an analysis of the role of NGOs in international relations.

Henry Lamb - Environmental Conservation Organization Henry will provide an overview of the conference objectives in the light of progress that has been made since last year, by both the global governance forces, as well as those advancing the principles of freedom.
Dr. Michael Coffman - Discerning the Times and Environmental Perspectives, Inc. Dr. Coffman created the "Biodiversity" maps that helped defeat the Convention on Biological Diversity. He helped condense the Global Biodiversity Assessment, and has been a leader in opposing the growth of global governance.

Daniel New - UNWatch.com

Daniel is the father of Michael New, the courageous soldier who refused to submit to U.N. command and wear the U.N. insignia on his uniform. He is dovoted to keeping America free. He has a powerful message.

Carl Teichrib - Hope for the World

Carl Teichrib is the Director of Research at Hope For The World, the organization of author Gary Kah. For the past number of years. He has had the opportunity to attend numerous NGO and related UN meetings concerning global governance. His report is fascinating.

David Rothbard - Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow

David was instrumental in the development of the Cornwall Declaration, a document that offers an alternative to the National Religious Partnership for the Environment, and the trend toward gaia worship in public policy.

Q&A


Working Lunch - Speaker: Mark Vande Pol - Mark served on the visioning committee for Santa Cruz's original "Local Agenda 21," where he realized that the concept was fatally flawed. He has spent several years developing an alternative concept that utilizes market forces to achieve environmental objectives and protect and andvance the principles of freedom. His new book will be introduced at this conference.


Session II - Advancing the principles of freedom...

...In Washington - Moderator: Tom McDonnell, Director, Sovereignty International, and Director of Natural Resources, American Sheep Industry Association.

Rebuilding our Constitution -

Focusing on both the Administration and Congress, with a view toward identifying what each must do to rebuild the eroded protections and procedures set forth in the U.S. Constitution.

Phyllis Schlafly - President, Eagle Forum One of the nation's most influential and respected conservative leaders, Phyllis will outline ideas that will invigorate the movement.
Kent Snyder, Executive Director, Liberty Study Committee Kent will present a summary of the important legislation that must be enacted, as well as that which must be defeated - to advance the principles of freedom in Washington.
Diane Alden - Alden Chronicles Diane is a supurb writer. Her columns appear regularly in NewsMax.com, and several other publications. Her perspective brings a new depth to our vision of advancing the principles of freedom.

Q&A


Session III - Advancing the principles of freedom...

...At Home - Moderator: Tom McDonnell, Director, Sovereignty International, and Director of Natural Resources, American Sheep Industry Association.

Reclaiming our communities -

This panel will share strategies that have been effective in resisting unwise policies imposed by federal agencies and promoted by extremist organizations.
Jay Z. Walley - Paragon Foundation Jay is among the most widely read property rights writers in America. He was involved in the Jarbidge road project, in the Darby Refuge Rally, and in other projects around the country.

Howard Hutchinson - AZ/NM Coalition of Counties

Howard leads an organization that has succesfully resisted a massive campaign by the Sierra Club to impose Agenda 21 policies state wide. His expertise and insights can guide every community.
Ray Cunio - Citizens for Private Property Rights As founding president of Missouri's Citizens for Private Property Rights (CPPR), Ray has worked to protect private property on his county's planning commission, and other governmental bodies seeking to "regionalize" the St. Louis area.

Q&A


Session IV - Empowering Local Government

A special workshop designed to provide local elected officials with the tools needed to put local governments on an equal footing with federal agencies in the implementation of federal policies under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). This session is a must for local and state officials, and those who work with them. A special, 196-page, three-ring binder workbook is available for this workshop.

Marge Welch - Property Rights Congress The Property Rights Congress is helping the Washington Farm Bureau promote this vital program through its local chapters.

This program has empowered local governments and local organizations to advance alternatives to the excessive regulatory approach imposed by federal agencis and extremist activists. Don't miss it.

Karen will assist in this presentation, bringing her vast experience and legal knowledge. She has been involved in several important legal battles about land and resource use.

Q&A


Friday Dinner
Ron Paul
Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) has courageously led the efforts to defend and advance the principles of freedom in the U.S. Congress, especiallly in his efforts to prevent the United Nations' relentless march toward global governance.

Hear his hopes and plans for the new Congress, and help make those hopes and plans a reality.

Saturday, July 14

Session V - ...Fueling the Advance of Freedom: Energy for tomorrow
    Moderator: Tom McDonnell, Director, Sovereignty International, and Director of Natural Resources, American Sheep Industry Association.

    A comprehensive analysis of the nation's energy policy, looking at the demand, supply, the process, and the policy adjustments required to assure that America has the energy it needs to continue its economic, diplomatic, and military leadership in the world.

    This panel will share strategies that have been effective in resisting unwise policies imposed by federal agencies and promoted by extremist organizations.

Be sure to read Marlo's bio. As a stand-in for Alan Keyes, Marlo debated England's John Gummer to a standstill at the National Press Club. He is among the nation's leading experts on energy and the international quest for energy control.

Jene brings more than 20 years of experience in the generation of electricity, and has participated in the the United Nations climate change meetings in Geneva, Bonn, Kyoto, and Buenos Aires.

(Additional speakers to be added to this panel)


Saturday Lunch
Jo Ann Emerson
Representative Jo Ann Emerson is one of the strongest voices in Congress, supporting private property rights and responsible environmental stewardship. She is a member of the Congressional Delegation that went to Kyoto, Bunos Aires, and The Hague climate change negotiations.

She knows the facts and will help build a strong energy policy for the 21st century. She can be relied upon to help fuel the advance of freedom.

Session VI - ...Building a Freedom 21 Agenda


Saturday Banquet
John Fund
John Fund is an editorial writer, and member of the editorial board, for the Wall Street Journal. His poignant commentaries keep Washington astir. He is a frequent guest on FOX News and other network news programs.

John is an outstanding speaker and a friend of those who wish to advance the principles of freedom.

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