nuclear weapons

14.05.2015 PAX

NPT review conference: A document or not?

NPT review conference: A document or not?

By Susi Snyder* Looking at this NPT review conference, one of the big questions is whether there will be a [final outcome] document, or not. At this point, it’s what everyone is talking about – in the halls, in the cafe, around the conference rooms. The discussion raises some … »

13.05.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula?

Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula?

By Gunnar Westberg, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Can Korea be reunited after almost 70 years of complete division between North and South? This is the dream of many in the older generation in both parts of the country. The younger people in South Korea do not … »

23.04.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Will the NPT face the facts?

Will the NPT face the facts?

By John Loretz of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War When the 2015 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) opens in New York next week, the 190 member states will have to come to terms with some hard facts. The … »

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. »

21.04.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Reducing the risk of inadvertent nuclear war

Reducing the risk of inadvertent nuclear war

John Hallam writing on Abolition Caucus highlights the content of a New York Times editorial opinion piece written jointly by Generals Cartwright and Dvyorkin saying that the Op Ed is incredibly important and timely. He adds that they have both said this kind of thing before, though not to his knowledge, … »

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 … »

12.04.2015 Pressenza London

[UK] Michael Fallon and Ed Miliband are both wrong about Trident

[UK] Michael Fallon and Ed Miliband are both wrong about Trident

By DAVID WEARING 10 April 2015 for OpenDemocracy. Westminster’s pro-nuclear consensus is held together by irrational speculation about future threats. Trident must be decommissioned for the sake of life on our planet. Tory Defence Secretary Michael Fallon didn’t really want to talk about Trident in his Times article and … »

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