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Pope Francis’s Condemnation of Nuclear Weapons

The stirring condemnation of nuclear weapons by Pope Francis today at the United Nations and his call for their prohibition and complete elimination in compliance with promises made in the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), signed by the US in 1970, 45 years ago, should give new momentum to the current campaign to start negotiations on a […]

Save the date- 2015 Annual Meeting

The next annual meeting of the Abolition 2000 network will take place on Saturday 2 May 2015, 9am- 6pm at PACE University in New York City (One Pace Plaza, down the hill from NY City Hall on Spruce and Gold Street).  It will follow the first week of the 2015 NPT Review Conference. You can register for […]

Victory in Vienna!

9 December- The Austrian government has pledged to work with all interested stakeholders to “ to fill the legal gap for the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons“. The government conference, following on ICAN’s incredible civil society forum, resulted in both a Chair’s summary document and the Austrian Pledge.