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The End of Nuclear Arms 2021

By Mitzi Stark (WILPF) and Giovanny Blanco (World Without Warsand Violence) The 22ndof January, 2021 became an important day in history when Honduras became the 50thcountry to ratify the United Nations’ Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Arms. This treaty, now in…

Carlos Umaña of ICAN on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and its relevance

As the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons approaches entry into force this Friday, we asked our regular contributor, Carlos Umaña, from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) what this treaty is all about and why it’s…

Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear War Possibilities and Perspectives for Prevention

Mr. Suleimenov Olzhas, leader of the International Anti-Nuclear Movement “Nevada Semey”, Ms. Raimkulova Aktoty, Minister of culture and sports, Ms.Pikkat Krista, Director of UNESCO cluster office, dignitaries on the dais and dear delegates, it is an honour to participate and…

Interview with Carlos Umaña, IPPNW

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…

INF Treaty suspension: Prevent the deployment of new missiles

One day after the USA announced suspension of the INF Treaty, Russia has followed suit and announced the development of new missiles. US withdrawal from the INF Treaty by Donald Trump breaks with a proven arms control measure, and is…

Ban treaty is a “significant forward step” toward elimination of nuclear weapons

The following joint statement has been released by International Physicias for the Prevention of Nuclear War, the World Medical Association, the International Council of Nurses, and the World Federation of Public Health Associations. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear…

A nuclear bomb on New York can kill 6 million people in one go. Time to sign the Ban Treaty

Last week I had the great pleasure to interview Beatrice Fihn from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, and towards the end of that interview Beatrice said quite matter-of-factly that no one would ever consider building bridges to Nazism…

John Loretz, IPPNW: Strengthening the message about the consequences of nuclear weapons

Pressenza is in York, in the north of England, to cover the Health through Peace conference organised by MedAct, the UK affiliate of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. IPPNW are also here in force to hold…

Nuclear weapons transferred from New York to Old York for medical treatment

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize winning organisation, gathered around 400 delegates from around the world today, 4th of September, in the old city of York in the United Kingdom, to consider strategy…

Doctors tackle nuclear weapons as nations prepare to ban them

The launch this week of SIPRI’s annual nuclear forces data highlights the growing trend towards massive investment in nuclear weapons modernisation programmes by all 9 nuclear weapons States, despite a reported 3% reduction of 460 weapons in the year. The…

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