Nuclear disarmament

26.04.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Nuclear abolition wave circles the world!

Nuclear abolition wave circles the world!

As governments gather in New York for the four-week-long nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference, a wave of nuclear abolition activities is swinging around the world. ‘Starting at a large peace rally in New York just after midday on Sunday April 26, and going through each time-zone at the same … »

21.04.2015 Basel Peace Office

Wave goodbye to nuclear weapons

Wave goodbye to nuclear weapons

Governments will meet at the United Nations over four weeks in April-May 2015 for the five-yearly review of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Civil society is calling on governments to end the threat of nuclear weapons by negotiating for their complete prohibition and elimination – a requirement of the NPT. »

19.04.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Nuclear Weapons: the gap, the pledge and the ban

Nuclear Weapons: the gap, the pledge and the ban

Human Wrongs Watch By Daniel Högsta* 15 April 2015 – As the Review Conference of the nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT RevCon) approaches, the Humanitarian Initiative, most recently punctuated by the success of the Vienna Conference, faces an important milestone.   Through three conferences, a number of joint and … »

08.12.2014 Tony Robinson

Nuclear weapon conference opens in Vienna with 157 countries

Nuclear weapon conference opens in Vienna with 157 countries

This morning in the Hofburg Palace, Vienna, in the presence of delegations from 157 countries and dozens of civil society organisations many of whom are partners of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the inter-governmental conference opened with statements from; Sebastian Kurz, the Austrian Minister for Europe, Integration and … »

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