Archive for 'Nuclear Weapons Convention'
On April 18, 2013, DC’s Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton introduced the HR-1650, the “Nuclear Weapons Abolition and Economic and Energy Conversion Act“ which calls on the United States government to negotiate and enter into a multilateral treaty for the dismantlement and elimination of all nuclear weapons in every country by not later than 2020; and [...]
Abolition 2000 Edinburgh/Faslane Declaration From a Nuclear Free Scotland to a Nuclear Weapon Free World The participants of the Abolition 2000 Annual Assembly, held in Edinburgh on April 17-18 2013: 1. Affirm that nuclear weapons are unworthy of civilization, an unacceptable threat to current and future generations, unlawful to use, subvert the cooperation required to address [...]
A quiet revolution took place in Oslo earlier this month. More than 120 governments, UN agencies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and civil society gathered to debate the problem of nuclear weapons, not in military and geopolitical terms, as has been done for decades, but through a humanitarian lens.