Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

New US nuclear weapons on European soil: a violation of the Non-Proliferation Treaty

Since last December, the United States has begun to replace its nuclear weapons on European soil with more modern ones. It is replacing the B61-3, B61-4 and B61-7 thermonuclear bombs with the B61-12, which has become the main US and…

ICAN’s United Liaison Seth Shelden delivered the following statement to the 77th session of the First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly:

Distinguished delegates, As this Committee meets here in New York, the world faces what is widely agreed to be the highest risk of use of nuclear weapons in decades. Russia has invaded Ukraine and threatened to use nuclear weapons against…

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…

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