Tony Robinson

Tony Robinson

Tony Robinson, co-director of Pressenza, member of the International Humanist Party and World without Wars & Violence, coordinating committee member of Abolition 2000, and author of the book "Coffee with Silo and the quest for meaning in life".

24.02.2019

The NPT: a big distraction from the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

The NPT: a big distraction from the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

In April 2019, states parties to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty will meet in New York to continue their preparations for the 2020 edition of the 5-yearly revision conference. Hopes are not high, however, that anything will change in this forum to take the planet closer to the stated aim of… »

30.01.2019

El Salvador becomes the 21st state party to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

El Salvador becomes the 21st state party to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

The International Campaign to Abolition Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has reported today that the Central American country of El Salvador has become the 21st country to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons which opened for signature in 2017 and is on course to become the fastest ratified disarmament… »

16.01.2019

Swedish pension fund to abandon nuclear weapons investments

Swedish pension fund to abandon nuclear weapons investments

Today Sweden’s fourth national pension fund company, AP4, announced via a press statement that it is to divest from firms involved in the production of nuclear weapons, such as Airbus, Boeing and Raytheon.  In June last year, AP4 had more than 2.5 billion Swedish kronor (around 250… »

09.12.2018

Anti-fascism march in London

Anti-fascism march in London

Today, Sunday 9th of December, protesters in London mobilised in opposition to a growing and increasingly vocal fascist movement in the UK, something mirrored across Europe and the USA. As the country becomes increasingly polarised in the run up to a week of politics possibly as important for its future… »

03.12.2018

Manchester becomes the first major European city to endorse ICAN’s cities appeal

Manchester becomes the first major European city to endorse ICAN’s cities appeal

As the campaign to bring the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons into force moves to the city-level with ICAN’s Cities Appeal, especially in nuclear weapon states and their friends, the City of Manchester in the UK, famous for its football teams and music which has… »

26.11.2018

Basic Income in the European Elections: an interview with Dániel Fehér

Basic Income in the European Elections: an interview with Dániel Fehér

On Friday the 23rd of November a public conference took place at the Hungarian Institute of Political History in Budapest, hosted by the First Hungarian Unconditional Basic Income Association together with the Progressive Hungary Foundation and bringing together members of the… »

11.11.2018

By definition nuclear weapons are genocidal, xenophobic and racist

By definition nuclear weapons are genocidal, xenophobic and racist

At the II World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace, in Madrid from the 5th to the 8th of November, Pressenza took the opportunity to cover activities carried out by the international team of activists from ICAN. A combined presentation by Dr. Aurora Bilbao… »

10.11.2018

The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence: Let people be inspired!

The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence: Let people be inspired!

The day after officially launching the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence, we had the opportunity, to speak with its coordinator, Rafael de la Rubia, from the international humanist association, World without Wars and Violence, at the end of the event to form the symbols of peace and nonviolence… »

09.11.2018

Official launch of the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence in Madrid

Official launch of the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence in Madrid

The official launch of the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence took place on the 7th of November, 2018, during the 2nd World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace, in Madrid. The 2nd World March, promoted and coordinated by the international… »

08.11.2018

ICAN launches its new Cities Appeal in support of the Nuclear Ban Treaty in Madrid

ICAN launches its new Cities Appeal in support of the Nuclear Ban Treaty in Madrid

During the 2nd World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace that took place between the 5th and 8th of November, 2018, in the Spanish capital, Madrid, ICAN launched its new appeal “ICAN Save My City” calling on cities to take steps to support the… »

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