X. Communicating With The American People

Public understanding of U.S. arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament policies is critical to their success. In carrying out its legislative mandate for the "dissemination and coordination of public information concerning arms control, nonproliferation and disarmament," ACDA seeks to keep the American people informed of these policies.

A. SPEAKERS

ACDA places its experts before a broad range of audiences to explain U.S. Government arms control policies and to respond to public questions. The ACDA Director and other senior officials participate frequently in seminars, conferences, and press briefings. ACDA welcomes all requests for speakers, and accommodates as many as resources and schedules permit. Our Public Affairs Office may be reached toll-free at 1-800-581-ACDA.

B. PUBLICATIONS

ACDA produces a wide range of materials on U.S. Government arms control, nonproliferation and disarmament policies. Listed below are some of the major ACDA publications:

C. COMMUNICATING ELECTRONICALLY

ACDA publications are available on the Internet (http://www.acda.gov). You may also obtain ACDA publications by calling toll-free 1-800-581-ACDA, or Fax-on-Demand at 202-647-1322.