How To: Virtual March

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has reached its 50th ratification, a landmark moment on the path to a world without nuclear weapons! On 22 January 2021 the treaty will enter into force, entrenching the illegality of nuclear weapons in international law.

 

JOIN THE VIRTUAL MARCH:

In the period between the 50th ratification and the entry-into-force of the treaty, we invite you to take action! We can’t gather in big numbers, but there’s another way to show your face. Photos!

By organising a quick photograph and uploading it to social media, you can help share the good news that the treaty is here to stay!  Send us your photos (australia@icanw.org) for the virtual march while will be on our website from December 10, and then shared with our missing-in-action Government when the treaty enters into force.

HERE’S HOW:

1. Print out one of the A3 posters below, or make your own.

2. Take a picture!

3. Upload your picture to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and:

  • Write a post about why you want Australia to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
  • Use the hashtags #NoExcuseForNukes and #NuclearBan
  • Tag Prime Minister Scott Morrisson, Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese and @ICAN_Australia
  • Remember to set your post to ‘public’
  • Optional: ‘check-in’ to add your location

Suggested messages:

The #nuclearban treaty will soon enter into force. @ScottMorrisonMP, you’re on notice. We won’t stop fighting until Australia gets on the right side of history and joins the ban! There is #NoExcuseForNukes.

Congratulations to every nation that has joined the Treaty. Now it is Australia’s turn. We call on you @ScottMorrisonMP @AlboMP to join us up to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, There is #NoExcuseForNukes!

I don’t want nuclear weapons used in my name. @ScottMorrisonMP @AlboMP, there is #NoExcuseForNukes! It’s time to ratify the #nuclearban treaty.

Things to remember:

  • If your post is not public, only your friends will be able to see it.
  • Use the hashtags so that we can easily find your posts online.
  • Share this guide in the ‘comments’ section of your post and invite other people to join the fray.
  • You can even do it on Zoom! For example: