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We are in love with the non-existent.

41 years ago, the UN General Assembly established September 21st, as the International Day of Peace. However, looking a little bit at international history and how it has evolved to this day, it is difficult to discern a day around…

The City of Thessaloniki took a stand! (and it’s not the only one…)

About a month ago, the Municipal Council of Thessaloniki, in its regular meeting, took an important – among others – decision. That of supporting the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). It adopted the call of the International…

Let’s Eliminate Nuclear Weapons, Before They Eliminate Us

When UN Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) on the successful conclusion of their first meeting in Vienna, his warning was dead on target. “Let’s eliminate these weapons before they…

27 municipalities in Greece say no to nuclear weapons.

The number of municipalities in Greece that support the “World Without Wars and Violence” #σώσετηνπόλη (#SaveTheCity) initiative and the call of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), urging the Greek Government to sign and ratify the Treaty on…

Growing hope for humanity: 65 countries in Vienna say no to atomic weapons in TPNW declaration

In Vienna, a total of 65 countries with many others as observers and a large number of civil organisations, on Thursday 24 June and for three days, aligned themselves in the face of the threat of the use of atomic…

Face 2 Face with Mary T. Yelenick

LIVE SHOW on Thursday, April 14 at 5 PM In this show, we speak with Mary Yelenick, Main Representative of Pax Christi International to the United Nations. She advocates for nuclear disarmament, anti-racism, active nonviolence, and social and economic justice,…

Côte d’Ivoire ratifies UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

The Republic of Côte d’Ivoire deposited its instrument of ratification of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) on 23 March 2022. Côte d’Ivoire is the fifth West African country to ratify the TPNW, following Benin,…

Life in 38 minutes

By Nikos Stergiou* Saturday morning. You can afford to lie in bed for a few more minutes, or maybe not. The weekend could be exciting! You may have friends to see, you could spend time with your children, or read…

New York City Council votes for Nuclear Weapons Divestment, Reaffirms NYC as Nuclear Weapon Free Zone and calls on US to sign Nuclear Ban Treaty

New York City-based members of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) are celebrating the bipartisan adoption of a package of nuclear disarmament legislation by the New York City Council, Thursday, December 9, 2021. “As a…

Face 2 Face with Seth Shelden

On this show we speak with Seth Shelden, United Nations Liaison with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). Seth speaks about New York City just joined the ICAN Cities Appeal and calling on the US to join the UN Treaty…

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