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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”.
CAMPAIGN NEWS: Last week saw the momentous first Meeting of State Parties (1MSP) in Vienna for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). At this meeting, representatives and delegates adopted two major documents, setting out a framework for implementing...
CAMPAIGN NEWS:Sachertorte: a famous Viennese chocolate cake. Easier to eat than to pronounce correctly. Used here to provide a slice of the action for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Vienna, Austria. Thursday 23 June First Meeting of States Parties...
CAMPAIGN NEWS: To the Prime Minister and Parliament of Australia “Our stories and hopes are stronger than your weapons and fears”June 2022 On 19 June 2022, members of the Yankunytjatjara, Kokotha, Adnyamathanha, Dieri, and Kuyani peoples and civil society came...