Nuclear disarmament

25.03.2017

Nuclear Disarmament, Trump and the Nordic Countries

Nuclear Disarmament, Trump and the Nordic Countries

By Lowana Veal REYKJAVIK (IDN) – When asked what Sweden thought the Trump Administration should do by way of contributing to nuclear disarmament, the Swedish ambassador in Iceland, Bosse Hedberg, replied: “At this point in time, I am not aware of any common Nordic position being prepared in response to… »

23.11.2016

Seeking Nuclear Disarmament in Dangerous Times

Seeking Nuclear Disarmament in Dangerous Times

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has championed efforts for nations to make good on their pledges to abolish nuclear weapons. In 2009 he published a five-point proposal for nuclear disarmament, urging nuclear weapons states in particular to fulfill their promises under the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) to negotiate for the total elimination… »

06.11.2016

IPB to award Sean MacBride Peace Prize 2016 to Colin Archer

IPB to award Sean MacBride Peace Prize 2016 to Colin Archer

The Board of the International Peace Bureau is pleased to announce that the Sean MacBride Peace Prize will be awarded this year to our own Secretary-General Colin Archer, who since 1990 has served the organization with outstanding commitment and competence. Colin Archer, who will retire next year and return home… »

10.10.2016

Susi Snyder: soon all nuclear weapons will be declared illegal

Susi Snyder: soon all nuclear weapons will be declared illegal

Pressenza interviewed Susi Snyder at IPB World Congress in Berlin “Disarm! For a climate of Peace”. According to Susi Snyder we are reaching the point where all nuclear weapons will be declared illegal. Let’s hope that in 2017 we will have this treaty, because it will be a very big… »

07.10.2016

From placebo nuclear disarmament to a nuke free world

From placebo nuclear disarmament to a nuke free world

Viewpoint by Jayantha Dhanapala* The following is a slightly abridged version of Jayantha Dhanapala’s address to the International Peace Bureau (IPB) World Congress ‘Disarm! For a Climate of Peace’ from September 30 to October 03, 2016 at the Technical University Berlin, Germany. BERLIN (IDN) – We are at a tipping… »

31.08.2016

Kazakhstan Leads the Way to a Nuclear-Weapon Free World

Kazakhstan Leads the Way to a Nuclear-Weapon Free World

By Ramesh Jaura and Katsuhiro Asagiri ASTANA (IDN) – As divisions between States on how to achieve nuclear disarmament grow, countries like Kazakhstan must lead the way to common ground and inclusive dialogue. Such leadership is urgently needed to make our world truly secure, said UN Secretary-General… »

24.05.2016

Over Seventy Prominent Scholars and Activists Call on Obama to Take Concrete Action in Hiroshima

Over Seventy Prominent Scholars and Activists Call on Obama to Take Concrete Action in Hiroshima

WASHINGTON, DC – Over seventy prominent scholars and activists, including Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg, signed a letter urging President Barack Obama to visit with Hibakusha, atomic bomb survivors, and to announce concrete steps toward nuclear disarmament when he visits Hiroshima this Friday after the Group of Seven… »

09.05.2016

France – Celebration & invitation

France – Celebration & invitation

Dear Friends, Here are some dates… 8 May 1945. End of WW2 in Europe. Nazis defeated. 12 May 1944. I was born in Paris under German occupation.  My grandfather had been seriously wounded in the trenches of Verdun during World War I. That made him a fervent champion of Franco-German reconciliation. … »

14.04.2016

G7 walks backwards in Hiroshima

G7 walks backwards in Hiroshima

From Wildfire>_ News. Earlier this week, foreign ministers of the G7 met in Hiroshima. The highly symbolic setting, coupled with signals from Japan’s foreign minister Fumio Kishida (who is from Hiroshima) that Japan would push for a renewed commitment on nuclear disarmament, led to some excitement in… »

10.04.2016

G7 Hiroshima meeting should committ to eliminate nuclear weapons

G7 Hiroshima meeting should committ to eliminate nuclear weapons

10 APRIL 2016 PEOPLE FOR NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT G7 HIROSHIMA MEETING SHOULD COMMITT TO ELIMINATION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS The G7 meeting scheduled for 10 and 11th April in Hiroshima should commit unequivocally to the total… »

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