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2016 Annual General Meeting

logo_rond_trash_nukesAbolition 2000 is a network bringing together organisations that agree a nuclear weapons free world is not only necessary, it is possible. As all nuclear armed countries are planning to upgrade their nuclear weapons systems at a cost of many billions of dollars, at the same time the majority of countries in the world are calling for negotiations in 2017 on a new treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons.

Now is a great time to join the Abolition 2000 Annual General Meeting.
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Overwhelming Majority: Time to ban the bomb

oewg-620x350A nuclear working group at the UN concluded its work in Geneva recently and the majority of governments voted to recommended that the UN General Assembly set up a conference in 2017 to negotiate a new treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons.

Nuclear weapons are the only weapon of mass destruction that are not outlawed by international treaty. But that is about to change.

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Montreal Declaration for a Nuclear-Fission-Free World

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Peace & Planet held Convergence Assembly at the World Social Forum on August 10. At the end of the assembly, they adopted the Montreal Declaration for a Nuclear-Fission-Free World (see below), which calls for an end to nuclear weapons, nuclear energy and uranium mining. Joseph Gerson, for Peace & Planet, encourages everyone to read and use it.

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Tribute to a nuclear abolition hero

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The nuclear abolition and human rights movements last week lost one of our most determined and active campaigners. Peter King, founding President of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies and Co-founder of the Human Survival Project, passed away on 5 August in Sydney from pancreatic cancer.

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