United Nations Initiatives for a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World

Our focus in 2024

  • Addressing nuclear threats arising from conflicts in Europe, Middle East, NE Asia and South Asia
  • Legal Alternatives to War (LAW not War): Role of the  International Court of Justice (ICJ) and other UN bodies to prevent war and resolve international conflicts
  • The Climate/Nuclear Disarmament Nexus, COP process and the ICJ case on protecting the climate
  • UN Summit of the Future and the new UN Agenda for Peace
  • Initiatives to replace nuclear deterrence with Common Security
  • Implementing the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty and the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
  • UN Human Rights bodies, nuclear weapons and the Right to Life
UN Summit of the Future

Peace and Security Consultations

What's new?

Nuclear abolition movement alive and well, despite the state of the world

Abolition 2000 held its annual general meeting online on Saturday February 3. The meeting (held in three sessions) included campaign reports, strategy discussions and movement building, with the theme Keeping the Network Connected and a focus on youth initiatives and intergenerational cooperation. The breadth of turnout (with reps from Asia,

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