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Containing articles about the new UN Open Ended Working Group to take forward multilateral nuclear disarmament, Abolition 2000 at Faslane, an open letter to US President Obama from NATO parliamentarians, ending the scourge of nuclear power, the recent confirmation by former Dutch Primer Minister Lubbers about US nuclear weapons in the Netherlands, upcoming events, useful resources and [...]
The manual provides a background to the OEWG, some ideas on what it could achieve, information on how to participate, and recommended actions to ensure its success including promoting the OEWG to your governments, parliamentarians, mayors and civil society.
Applause rang through the Assembly Hall in the Palais des Nations at the 2nd PrepCom after South Africa read out the names of the 80 states who comprised the newly-formed Humanitarian Initiative and signed the statement on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons. Ambassador Abdul Samad Minty of South Africa read the statement which expressed deep concern on [...]