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Civil disobedience to nuclear weapons, a long road ahead

22 January marks the second anniversary of the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), ratified by 59 countries, including Spain, which, as is well known, does not have nuclear weapons. By Ovidio Bustillo…

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…

Photos: New York City event to mark the second anniversary of the nuclear ban treaty

Rally in front of the New York Public Library at noon followed by a march to the U.S. Mission at 799 United Nations Plaza to deliver the message that the United States must join the Treaty. A coalition of antinuclear…

TPNW second anniversary of EIF – Letter to Biden

Groups across the US will be holding vigils, takes and demonstrations this coming weekend to mark the second anniversary of entry into force on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). In Washington, DC we will be hanging…

“Roses to Missions 3” Rally and March in New York City to Mark Second Anniversary of Nuclear Ban Treaty During a Time of Escalating Crisis

On Friday, January 20, 2023, a coalition of antinuclear groups will celebrate the second anniversary of the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW or the Ban Treaty). The Treaty that entered into force…

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…

The City of Thessaloniki took a stand! (and it’s not the only one…)

About a month ago, the Municipal Council of Thessaloniki, in its regular meeting, took an important – among others – decision. That of supporting the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). It adopted the call of the International…

Sit-in outside of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations

Yesterday, during the early sessions of the Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), a number of U.S.-based civil society organizations gathered for a sit-in outside of the U.S. Mission to…

Let’s Eliminate Nuclear Weapons, Before They Eliminate Us

When UN Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) on the successful conclusion of their first meeting in Vienna, his warning was dead on target. “Let’s eliminate these weapons before they…

27 municipalities in Greece say no to nuclear weapons.

The number of municipalities in Greece that support the “World Without Wars and Violence” #σώσετηνπόλη (#SaveTheCity) initiative and the call of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), urging the Greek Government to sign and ratify the Treaty on…

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