Abolition 2000 – Global Network to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

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Actions and events around the world for Hiroshima and Nagasaki Days

Actions and events around the world for Hiroshima and Nagasaki Days

The nuclear abolition movement is alive and active. This we can see from hundreds of actions and events taking place around the world this week to commemorate Hiroshima Day (August 6), Nagasaki Day (August 9) and International Youth Day (August 14). Events include...

Abolition 2000 members amongst winners of Nuclear Free Future Awards

Abolition 2000 members amongst winners of Nuclear Free Future Awards

Leaders of two Abolition 2000 member organisations are amongst the winners of the Nuclear Free Future Awards (NFFA) announced in Munich yesterday. Karipbek Kuyukov, Honorary Ambassador of the ATOM Project and a second generation victim of nuclear tests conducted in...

Watch Out World: Peace May be Breaking Out!!

Watch Out World: Peace May be Breaking Out!!

By Alice Slater for World BEYOND War.  Less than a week or so before Donald Trump’s groundbreaking meeting planned with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, to take place after the NATO summit in mid-July, the new Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons celebrated its...

Abolition 2000 actions and responses on USA/Korea peace agreement

Abolition 2000 actions and responses on USA/Korea peace agreement

See below for statements of Abolition 2000 organisations in response to the USA/DPRK agreement. In their historical meeting on Monday night, USA President Trump and North Korea Leader Kim Jong-un announced an agreement under which each country commits to: ‘…establish...

State of the world: Abolition 2000 campaign and strategy meeting

State of the world: Abolition 2000 campaign and strategy meeting

Nuclear abolition campaigners from around the world met in New York on May 11 to discuss strategies and to build cooperation amongst campaigns. There were lively and productive discussions on nuclear risk-reduction, war prevention, nuclear weapons divestment,...

Don’t drink the water: Nuclear tests in Kiribati

Don’t drink the water: Nuclear tests in Kiribati

Between 1957 and 1962, the UK and USA undertook 33 atmospheric (above ground) nuclear tests at Malden and Kiritimati (Christmas) Islands, now part of the Republic of Kiribati. The health of the Kiribati populations – and the military personnel from Fiji, UK, New...