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SIGN THE PETITION TO DEMAND THE ALBANESE LABOR GOVERNMENT KEEP ITS PROMISE! >>>

Nine heads of state have the ability to launch more than 12,500 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".

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WHO BACKS THE BAN?

AUSTRALIAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION'S NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY

THE AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY HAS COMMITTED TO SIGN AND RATIFY THE TREATY IN GOVERNMENT

HUNDREDS OF AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENTARIANS

THE GLOBAL RED CROSS RED CRESCENT MOVEMENT

THE AUSTRALIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

THE AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL OF TRADE UNIONS AND 20+ UNIONS

AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS' CONFERENCE, OFFICE OF SOCIAL JUSTICE

INTERNATIONAL LAWYERS

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