Jeanette Fitzsimons


Jeanette Fitzsimons born Dunedin, New Zealand January 17, 1945. Environmentalist; first woman co-leader Green Party; member of parliament, 1996-2010. Founded Campaign for Climate Change; introduced bill to extend prohibition of nuclear weapons.


"[I]n the end there is no security from nuclear materials unless there is security for everyone. It was, rather, to take another tiny step towards a nuclear free South Pacific and, eventually, a nuclear free world." (in Parliament, May 29, 2002; photo Wikipedia)