Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

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…

Spain must sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and exercise leadership for peace

On the first anniversary of its entry into force, more than thirty organisations, including Pressenza, are calling on the government to exercise leadership for peace through the Spanish state’s accession to the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons…

ICAN: On this day one year ago nuclear weapons were made illegal

This Saturday, Jan 22, will mark the first anniversary of a historic moment: the entry into force of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)! As the sun is rising over the Pacific, we’re starting a day of…

Veterans For Peace Releases Nuclear Posture Review

The U.S.-based international organization Veterans For Peace has released its own assessment of the current global threat of nuclear war, ahead of the anticipated release of the Biden Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review. The Veterans For Peace Nuclear Posture Review warns…

Life in 38 minutes

By Nikos Stergiou* Saturday morning. You can afford to lie in bed for a few more minutes, or maybe not. The weekend could be exciting! You may have friends to see, you could spend time with your children, or read…

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