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Nine heads of state have the ability to launch more than 13,000 nuclear weapons between them, threatening all life on this planet.
To address this existential peril, a global majority of nations have negotiated a treaty to finally outlaw nuclear weapons. The 2017 United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is the circuit breaker to the nuclear status quo. It is our best chance against our worst weapon.
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The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons was awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of our work “to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons” and our “ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons”.
MEDIA RELEASE: DOOMSDAY CLOCK ANNOUNCEMENT SIGNIFIES NUCLEAR THREAT IS GREATER THAN EVER Wednesday January 25th, 2023 At 2am this morning (10am EST Tuesday January 24), The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists reset the Doomsday Clock to 90 seconds to midnight, surpassing...
The Canberra Times: “The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is a good step towards a nuclear-free world”
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is a good step towards a nuclear-free world. Opinion. Published in The Canberra Times Saturday January 21st, 2023. By Marianne Hanson, Margaret Beavis January 22 marks the two-year anniversary of the entry into force...
CAMPAIGN NEWS: Two years ago today the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) entered into force. On that day it became binding on all states parties, entrenching its place in international law. The nuclear weapon ban is the new gold standard for any...