Abolition 2000

28.07.2019

Interview with Alice Slater

Interview with Alice Slater

On June 6th, we at Pressenza premiered our latest documentary film, “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons”.  For this film, we interviewed 14 people, experts in their fields, who were able to provide insight into the history of the subject, the process which led to… »

22.01.2019

US withdrawal from the INF Treaty threatens to plunge Europe back into the darkest days of the Cold War

US withdrawal from the INF Treaty threatens to plunge Europe back into the darkest days of the Cold War

On the 2nd of February 2019, the USA is expected to formally start the process of withdrawing from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.  This Cold War Treaty effectively removed over two and a half thousand missiles which were to be used in a limited nuclear war in Europe. As… »

29.04.2018

Abolition 2000 Opportunities

Abolition 2000 Opportunities

On Saturday the 28th of  April, representatives of several anti-nuclear organisations and other individuals gathered together in Geneva for the Abolition 2000 AGM.  In a section of Challenges and Opportunities, Tony Robinson from the Abolition 2000 Coordinating Committee, Pressenza editor, and member of World without Wars and Violence was invited… »

20.03.2017

75% of Brits support UN nuclear ban talks

75% of Brits support UN nuclear ban talks

75% of UK adults think the British Government should be represented at nuclear disarmament talks due to begin at the United Nations next week. Only 9% said the Government should not attend and 16% were undecided. The opinion poll was conducted in the wake of news reports suggesting that the… »

12.05.2015

A Lenape Call for a new cycle of consciousness to protect Mother Earth

A Lenape Call for a new cycle of consciousness to protect Mother Earth

The Abolition 2000 Annual Meeting took place on Saturday, May 2, during the Non-Proliferation Treaty Conference. It was opened with a moving welcome and greeting sent from the Lenape Center with a call for a new cycle of consciousness to protect Mother Earth.  The Lenape were the indigenous First People… »

09.03.2015

ICAN and Abolition 2000 up for Nobel Peace Prize

ICAN and Abolition 2000 up for Nobel Peace Prize

The International Campaign to Abolition Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), working for a treaty to ban nuclear weapons – just as chemical and biological weapons have been banned – has been selected for review as a potential contender for the next Nobel Peace Prize awards, as has Abolition 2000. There is a… »

03.09.2013

Latin America reaffirms anti-nuclear commitment

Latin America reaffirms anti-nuclear commitment

The Treaty of Tlatelolco is the conventional name given to the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean. It is embodied in the OPANAL (the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean, Spanish Acronym)). Meeting in the Tlatelolco… »

21.04.2013

Call for a worldwide ban on Uranium Mining as the Grand Canyon comes under threat

Call for a worldwide ban on Uranium Mining as the Grand Canyon comes under threat

In Edinburgh on the 17th and 18th of April at the annual meeting of Abolition 2000, a delegation from the Arizona based campaign group, Mama Bears Brigade, presented the plight of indigenous people around the Grand Canyon who are fighting against a mining company currently reopening shafts that… »

20.04.2013

Ray Acheson of Reaching Critical Will on nuclear abolition, the arms trade and social justice

Ray Acheson of Reaching Critical Will on nuclear abolition, the arms trade and social justice

For those working in the field of nuclear abolition, Ray Acheson from ‘Reaching Critical Will’, is a well-known, dynamic and tireless organiser who ensures that civil society gets the opportunity to present its case to the world’s diplomats in the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) conferences.  She deals with all… »

19.04.2013

Abolition 2000 at Faslane: Get Rid of the Nukes!

Abolition 2000 at Faslane: Get Rid of the Nukes!

A delegation from the Abolition 2000 Global Network for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons visited the Clyde Naval Base in Faslane, Scotland today (19 April 2013) where they released the Faslane Declaration, which calls on the UK to remove the nuclear weapons based in Scotland, abandon nuclear deterrence… »

Newsletter

Enter your e-mail address to subscribe to our daily news service.


Documentary: UBI, our right to live

Film: The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons

2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence

Milagro Sala

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Archives

Except where otherwise note, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.