Abolition 2000 – Global Network to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

Network blog

Pope Francis denounces nuclear weapons possession

Pope Francis denounces nuclear weapons possession

On Friday Nov 10, Pope Francis denounced the possession of nuclear weapons, in what appears to be a departure from the Roman Catholic Church’s position of conditional (and temporary) acceptance of nuclear deterrence and mutually assured destruction. In a presentation...

read more
What are you doing for Nuclear Abolition Day, Sep 26?

What are you doing for Nuclear Abolition Day, Sep 26?

(Cover image: Sculpture at the UN in New York made from fragments of Soviet SS-20 and United States Pershing nuclear missiles. UN Photo/Milton Grant) September 26 is the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons (Nuclear Abolition Day). It was...

read more
50 countries the first to sign nuclear weapons ban treaty

50 countries the first to sign nuclear weapons ban treaty

On Wednesday 20 September, the new Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons officially opened for signature, and responsible countries from around the world started signing up. Brazil was the first country to sign, followed by 50 other countries representing all...

read more

Abolition 2000 on Facebook

Abolition 2000

The Cold War ended more than two decades ago, but there are still 16,000 nuclear weapons on the planet. Most of them belong to the United States and Russia. The United Kingdom, China, France, India, Pakistan, Israel, and now, North Korea, collectively have fewer than 1000. Abolition 2000 is a global network committed to ridding the world of nuclear weapons, and the terrible danger they pose for life on our fragile planet.
Abolition 2000
Abolition 2000Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 8:28pm
PNND Co-President Senator Markey makes strong pitch at US Senate Foreign Affairs Committee to prohibit first-use of nuclear weapons in order to prevent a nuclear war.
Abolition 2000
Abolition 2000 shared a link.Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 1:21am
Abolition 2000
Abolition 2000 shared PNND: Parliamentarians for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament's post.Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 7:04pm
Abolition 2000
Abolition 2000 shared a link.Saturday, October 21st, 2017 at 3:25am
Abolition 2000
Abolition 2000 shared a link.Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 3:55am

Upcoming Events