Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Five nations sign and two ratify Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

With world leaders gathering in New York this week for the annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly – and against the backdrop of Russia’s latest nuclear threats – five more nations have signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of…

6th AUGUST 2022 Nuclear Ban, Sow Peace, Let’s build the future together

On August 6, 1945, the nuclear bomb that destroyed the Japanese city of Hiroshima was dropped, on August 9 the disaster was repeated on Nagasaki. These dates will remain forever in human history as dark days, absolute evil that we…

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…

NATO membership requires stronger work for disarmament

In connection with the Social Democrats’ announcement that they have changed their position on the issue of Swedish NATO membership, Swedish Doctors Against Nuclear Weapons make clear demands to ensure that Sweden remains nuclear-weapon-free – both territorially and in policy.…

Jeremy Corbyn: Now, Let Us Talk Peace

With Russian shells raining down on Ukrainian cities, an uneasy ceasefire in Yemen, the attack on Palestinians at prayer in Jerusalem and many other conflicts around the world, it might seem to some to be inappropriate to talk about peace.…

1st TPNW Conference of States Parties: a new opportunity for Spain to show its commitment to nuclear disarmament

After several postponements, the first Conference of States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) will take place in Vienna from 21 to 23 June 2022. The current situation caused by the war in Ukraine and…

Côte d’Ivoire ratifies UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

The Republic of Côte d’Ivoire deposited its instrument of ratification of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) on 23 March 2022. Côte d’Ivoire is the fifth West African country to ratify the TPNW, following Benin,…

Medical Appeal: No War in Europe!

Medical professionals call for diplomacy to avert a humanitarian disaster Doctors and other health professionals in Europe take their responsibility for preventive action to save lives very seriously. The pandemic has shown how much effort they are prepared to put…

A Catholic Archbishop Calls for Nuclear Disarmament

Archbishop Wester highlights Pope Francis’ stance that the “possession of atomic weapons is immoral.” By Deseri Tsepetis – nationalinterest.org Last month, John C. Wester, the Archbishop of Santa Fe, California, issued a pastoral letter calling for nuclear abolition and supporting the…

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