Susi Snyder: soon all nuclear weapons will be declared illegal

10.10.2016 - Marita Simon - Gerardo Femina

Susi Snyder: soon all nuclear weapons will be declared illegal
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Pressenza interviewed Susi Snyder at IPB World Congress in Berlin “Disarm! For a climate of Peace”.

According to Susi Snyder we are reaching the point where all nuclear weapons will be declared illegal. Let’s hope that in 2017 we will have this treaty, because it will be a very big change. Thanks to strong campaigning, already more than 50 banks have decided not to invest in nuclear weapons manufacturers – in order not to connect their names with nuclear weapons, because we all know they are bad. We need to advance in building this culture of peace and nonviolence because that is the only way we will all win.

For more information:  http://www.dontbankonthebomb.com/

Susi Snyder is the Nuclear Disarmament Programme Manager for Pax in the Netherlands. She has published numerous reports and articles, notably the “2015 Dealing with a ban”; the “2014 Rotterdam Blast: The immediate humanitarian consequences of a 12 kiloton nuclear explosion”; “2013, 2014 & 2015 Don’t Bank on the Bomb: Global Report on the Financing of Nuclear Weapons Producers” and the “2011 Withdrawal Issues: What NATO countries say about the future of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe”.

She is an International Steering Group member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), and a 2016 Nuclear Free Future Award Laureate. Previously, Mrs Snyder served as the Secretary General of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.

Here is the link to the video interview:

 

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