Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Nuclear disarmament is essential

As the threat of nuclear war looms on the horizon once again, we must ask ourselves why the Spanish state refuses to sign the NPT. The decision does not belong to our alleged rulers, but to NATO. By Ovidio Bustillo…

Editorial: Getting Out of the Upside Down

As the second week of NPT Review Conference concludes and the nuclear-armed states start to flex their “we can’t accept any commitments because of the international security environment” muscles, a metaphor for our present condition comes to mind: we are…

Physicians call for a ban on military attacks on nuclear installations

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War is urging governments attending the Review Conference of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in New York to call for a ban on military attacks on nuclear installations. Obstacles to access for the International…

NYC: Anti-Nuclear Protest at U.S. Mission to United Nations

Photos by David Andersson Today, on day two of the four-week 1970 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, several hundred people marched to the US Mission from the Isaiah Wall across the street from the United Nations, passing by the Wall’s quote from the…

UN Nuclear Review: A Prime Time to Stop the New Arms Race

The real solution to the threat of nuclear war is in plain sight, but still the powerful weapons makers and war profiteers refuse to yield. By Marcy Winograd and Medea Benjamin In the run-up to August’s United Nation’s 10th Annual Review of…

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…

Open Letter from Mayors for Peace to NPT States Parties

On behalf of Mayors for Peace, a global non-governmental organization with 8,059 member cities, we are writing to express our views prior to the NPT Review Conference that will open next January in New York. We urge all participants to…

The Nuclear Weapon States Urged to Advance Disarmament

By Bernhard Schell The upcoming Review Conference (postponed to August 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic) of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is expected to be characterised by deep divisions among the nuclear-weapon states (NWS), and between them and the non-nuclear-weapon states…

World: Positive news in the difficult year of the pandemic

Is there any positive news in this era that was accompanied by the outbreak of a pandemic? Here are some news and texts that, as human beings, fill us with pride. Because, they allow us to move forward, breaking down…

Does the TPNW Contradict or Undermine the NPT?

By Tariq Rauf* for the Toda Peace Institute. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) unnecessarily has become a bitter bone of contention between the non-nuclear-weapon States (NNWS) supporting this treaty and most of the nuclear-armed States and…

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