Nuclear Ban Treaty

EcoWaste Coalition Backs PH Ratification of Treaties Banning Nuclear Weapons and Hazardous Waste Exports

27 January 2021, Quezon City. The waste and pollution watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition has expressed support for Senate concurrence in the government‘s ratification of a global agreement banning nuclear weapons. Last Thursday, January 21, Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, as Chair…

Tuvalu ratifies UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

The Pacific island nation of Tuvalu ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons on 13 October 2020, becoming the 47th nation in the world to do so. Only three more ratifications are now needed to bring this crucial treaty into force. The…

Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King Opens the Atomic Pandora’s Box

August 19 was the anniversary of the signing of the historic Quebec Agreement by President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill in Quebec City in 1943 for the joint development of the atom bomb by the U.S., the United Kingdom and…

Global Appeal to Nine Nuclear Governments

Target: The presidents, prime ministers, and legislatures of China, France, India, Israel, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States This is an appeal from the people of the world to nine nuclear governments to each commit to…

Face 2 Face with Alicia Sanders Zakre from ICAN

In this show we speak with Alicia Sanders-Zakre, Policy and Research Coordinator with International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) about the recent reports of White House discussions to resume nuclear weapons testing. www.icanw.org

Caribbean Nations Rally Behind UN Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty

Caribbean support for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) continues to grow, with Belize ratifying the landmark agreement on 19 May. Belize is the seventh member of the Caribbean Community, or CARICOM, to become a party, following…

New York City Takes Action on Nukes

By Alice Slater The New York City Council held a mind-blowing and historic open hearing yesterday, on legislation that would require the City of New York to divest its pensions funds from any trafficking in the production of nuclear weapons,…

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 the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), the first legally-binding international agreement to comprehensively prohibit nuclear…

Pope Francis Calls Nuclear Weapons Immoral as Catholic Activists Face Jail For U.S. Nuke Base Action

Over the weekend, Pope Francis visited Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where the United States dropped the first atomic bombs in 1945, killing more than 200,000 people. Pope Francis said, “A world without nuclear weapons is possible and necessary.” The leader of…

Face 2 Face with Alice Slater

On this show we speak with Alice Slater about the historical process of nuclear weapon treaties and the relationship between the US and Russia. Alice is the UN NGO Representative of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, sits on the boards…

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