Nuclear disarmament

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…

“Finally Chile will approve the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons”, Tomás Hirsch

Pressenza: It seems that the legal process will begin for the approval of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Chile. It is one of the most eagerly awaited treaties by all of us who, eleven years ago…

An Open Letter to the People of Japan From Concerned Peace Organizations and People of the United States

—In observance of the 75th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings of Japan— We, the undersigned, representing a coalition of concerned peace organizations and people of the United States, are advocating for abolition of nuclear weapons globally. We are gathering here…

Peace Gathering to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Veterans for Peace-Chapter 34 (NYC), Granny Peace Brigade, Hibakusha Stories/Youth Arts New York, NYC Metro Raging Grannies, NYC War Resisters League, Pax Christi Metro New York, Peace Action Fund of New York State, The Ribbon International, Green Party of New…

An Unexpected Chance for the Success of Postponed NPT Review Conference

Viewpoint by Sergio Duarte The writer is Former UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs and current President of Pugwash. NEW YORK (IDN) – It took patience from the President-designate of the 2020 NPT Review Conference, a sober assessment of the…

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,…

Federal Judge Hears Kings Bay Plowshares’ Motion to Dismiss Charges Under RFRA

The Kings Bay Plowshares 7 in federal court today made oral arguments concerning the denial of the pre-trial motions to dismiss the charges against them.  Appearing for the first time before Judge Lisa Godbey Wood, who will be the trial…

Hiroshima Peace Declaration on 74th A-bomb anniversary by Mayor Kazumi Matsui

The following is the full text of the Peace Declaration read on Aug. 6 by Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui at a ceremony to mark the 74rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city. Around the world today, we see…

Nuclear disarmament in the Latin American Humanist Forum

As we get closer to the date on which the IV Latin American Humanist Forum will take place in Santiago de Chile – the 10th, 11th and 12th of May – the twenty-four different thematic Areas that will participate seeking…

A call to start nuclear disarmament and to bring the Ban Treaty quickly into force

Pressenza publishes this call from Luigi Mosca, Doctor in Physics who has worked at Saclay laboratories (CEA/France), CERN (Switzerland), Serpukhov (Russia) and at the “Modane Underground Laboratory” (LSM), former Director of LSM and nuclear disarmament activist. First of all, we…

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