Peace and Disarmament

06.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Open Ended Working Group on Nuclear Disarmament

Open Ended Working Group on Nuclear Disarmament

OEWG – Has your legislator and/or religious leader endorsed the nuclear abolition statement? FEBRUARY 5, 2016 From February 22-26, governments and civil society will meet at the United Nations in Geneva for the first session of a newly-established Open Ended Working Group on Nuclear Disarmament (OEWG). Chaired by Ambassador … »

01.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

International Convention for the Cessation of War

International Convention for the Cessation of War

For over 60 years, North and South Korea have been on the verge of war. Earlier this month, North Korea claimed to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb which triggered talks over fresh sanctions and punitive measures. On both sides of the Peninsula, governments are so concerned with national defense … »

29.01.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Nuclear weapons and nuclearism: abolish or be abolished

Nuclear weapons and nuclearism: abolish or be abolished

The nuclear age is an age of terror Nuclear weapons are the ultimate weapons of terror. You can’t use them without killing millions of innocent people. Targetting innocent people, people who are not part of a conflict, is a central defining characteristics of terrorism. That’s why the world’s governments decades … »

27.01.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Toward a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: one billion citizens’ appeal

Toward a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: one billion citizens’ appeal

Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation: “Toward a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: One Billion Citizens’ Appeal” ************************************************************************** Yasuyoshi Komizo Secretary General of Mayors for Peace Chairperson of the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation Despite everyone’s wish for peace, our world is filled with hatred and countless seeds of conflict. We, Mayors for Peace, … »

26.01.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

The deeper reason why Syria negotiations are doomed

The deeper reason why Syria negotiations are doomed

Negotiations were supposed to start in Geneva today, January 25, 2016. The media is full of analyses of why it won’t happen and how virtually everybody disagrees with everybody else about who should be there and who should not.  All this is just surface, however. By Jan Oberg Objectively speaking … »

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