Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

06.07.2020

Pressenza launches its documentary “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons” on YouTube

Pressenza launches its documentary “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons” on YouTube

The launch coincides with the 3rd anniversary of the date on which the UN agreed on the text of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) The documentary is available in 10 languages 12 more countries are required to ratify the TPNW in order for it come into… »

22.04.2020

The Humanitarian Initiative: Celebrate and Keep Going

The Humanitarian Initiative: Celebrate and Keep Going

By Catherine Maia and Jean-Marie Collin* Current generations, who have not experienced the fear of a direct nuclear confrontation, have forgotten this feeling of anguish that, after the explosion of atomic bombs in Japan, was omnipresent in presidential speeches, films, music and even civil protection programmes. Yet, today, we are… »

03.04.2020

In a Pandemic, The Bomb Looks Different

In a Pandemic, The Bomb Looks Different

Everything looks different through the lens of Covid-19. by Vicki Elson and Timmon Wallis.* If we can suddenly mobilize trillions of dollars to prop up the economy, why can’t we mobilize trillions to provide better food, shelter, and health care for our children? If we can stop polluting China’s air… »

13.03.2020

The Virus of Nuclear Proliferation

The Virus of Nuclear Proliferation

By Alice Slater* for InDepthNews. In an avalanche of reporting we are now assaulted with information about how the world is urgently attempting to batten down the hatches to avoid the possibility of deathly consequences from the broadly publicized outbreak of the coronavirus, causing the possibility of… »

03.03.2020

Spain and the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: event in the Spanish Congress

Spain and the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: event in the Spanish Congress

As a result of the visit to Spain by Setsuko Thurlow, survivor of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, an event took place in the Spanish Congress of Deptuties on the 26th of February to talk about Spain’s position regarding the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons… »

07.02.2020

Belize signs nuclear weapon ban treaty

Belize signs nuclear weapon ban treaty

On 6 February, Belize became the 81st country to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons – a landmark global agreement that outlaws nuclear weapons comprehensively and establishes a legal framework for their total elimination. Belize participated in the negotiation of the treaty at the United Nations in… »

27.10.2019

They target us with nuclear weapons without us even knowing

They target us with nuclear weapons without us even knowing

How can we ensure that the people of Europe are informed of the silent threat to which we are subjected? Will Spanish politicians talk about this issue in the election campaign? Will they commit to signing the TPNW and work for the elimination of nuclear weapons? Let’s demand it! While… »

30.09.2019

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons premiered in Kyoto, Japan

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons premiered in Kyoto, Japan

On the 29th of September, during the public symposium: “Advancing to the ideal of a world free of nuclear weapons and wars” organised by Pugwash Japan, Religions for Peace Japan, the Nagasaki University Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, and the Meijigakuin University International Peace Research Institute, the Japanese language… »

26.09.2019

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons premieres in Madrid

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons premieres in Madrid

In a final event to mark Pressenza’s 10th birthday. Photos Ariel Brocchieri On Monday 23 September, as advertised, the documentary “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons” premiered in Spain, in Madrid, at the historic Cine Doré, and was attended by more than 230 people. The event was organized… »

30.08.2019

Kazakhstan, the newest state party to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Kazakhstan, the newest state party to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

On 29 August, the International Day against Nuclear Tests, Kazakhstan deposited its instrument of ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, becoming the 26th signatory state to do so. The Treaty will enter into force at the moment of the fiftieth ratification. As ICAN indicated in a… »

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