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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.
At this very moment in history, when so many people and nations around the world are acknowledging the 100th Anniversary of our planet’s hapless stumble into World War I, great powers and their allies are ironically once again provoking new dangers where governments appear to be sleepwalking towards a restoration of old Cold War battles. […]
Abolition 2000 Global Council Urges Japan Not to Abandon Article 9 of its Peace Constitution and to Lead Efforts for Negotiations to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons. ARTICLE 9: Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or […]