treaty to ban nuclear weapons

No Nukes – for life and for planet: Tuesday August 2 Anti-Nuclear Protest at U.S. Mission to United Nations

40 years ago in 1982, one million people marched and rallied in NYC demanding an end to nuclear weapons and nuclear war and 1700 people were arrested during acts of nonviolent civil disobedience outside the UN missions of the 7…

Get the Nuclear Weapons Out of Germany

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, and Heinrich Buecker, der World BEYOND War Landeskoordinator in Berlin What can this possibly mean? Nuclear weapons may be unpleasant, but what exactly is newly illegal about them, and what do…

50th Ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Open Letter from Mayors for Peace Mayors for Peace wholeheartedly welcomes the momentous occasion of the number of states ratifying the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) reaching fifty, ensuring its entry into force in ninety days. We…

NYC Council Hearing for Res. 0976 and Int. 1621 Public and Written Testimonies

New York City Council Hearing on Resolution 0976 – 2019 calling on the New York City Comptroller to instruct the pension funds of public employees in New York City to divest from and avoid any financial exposure to companies involved…

New York Moves Closer to Nuclear Divestment

By Timmon Wallis and Vicki Elson, NuclearBan.US JANUARY 29, 2020: New York City moved one step closer to divesting from nuclear weapons this week, after a joint committee hearing in City Hall. As the hearing began, the only opposition was…

Abolition of Nuclear Weapons: Everything is Connected

By Anthony Donovan, Dorothy Day knew how vast military spending takes directly from our humanitarian needs. Albert Einstein repeatedly reminded us that nuclear weapons were a dangerous false sense of security. Let us sing out from the hilltops just some…

Hibakusha appeal at the United Nations for a strong treaty to ban nuclear weapons

Historic negotiations for “a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination” are now taking place at the United Nations in New York. Civil society representatives from around the world are gathered there to urge all…