Our focus in 2020

  • How is the UN dealing with corona virus pandemic?
  • How is corona virus pandemic impacting UN disarmament processes?
  • Will the UN Security Council support or block the Korea peace and denuclearisation process?
  • How will the UN deal with the unravelling of the INF Treaty?
  • Will the Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons enter-into force? If so, will it make any difference?

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Protect People and the Planet:
Appeal for a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World

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Nuclear Ban Treaty and UN Resolution 1 (1)

UN Res 1 (1) Commemoration event: January 25. Click here for information. On January 22, 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) will enter-into-force, making it illegal for States Parties to develop, test, produce, manufacture, acquire, possess, use or threaten to use nuclear weapons. This is an

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UN Human Rights Day, youth and nuclear abolition

On UN Human Rights Day, 10 December 2020, students, young professionals and young activists from around the world joined together to launch Youth Fusion, a new platform for youth-led actions and initiatives to achieve a nuclear-weapon-free world. The connection with Human Rights Day was not arbitrary. In 2018, the UN

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Can we eliminate nuclear weapons by 2045 (or before)?

Summary There are a number of recent calls, made by non-nuclear governments and civil society to the nuclear armed and allied countries, to commit to achieving the global elimination of nuclear weapons by 2045. This appears to be far into the future for those who believe that nuclear disarmament can

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77 world leaders and the Secretary-General address UN on nuclear disarmament

On September 26, UN Secretary-General António Guterres issued a warning to the world about the growing threat from nuclear weapons and expressed deep concern that the increasing strategic competition between nuclear-armed states could lead to a nuclear catastrophe. He reminded UN Member states of their obligations to achieve nuclear disarmament.

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