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World Beyond War new affiliated network of Abolition 2000

World Beyond War new affiliated network of Abolition 2000

Abolition 2000 welcomes World Beyond War as a new affiliated network. World Beyond War is a global nonviolent movement to end war and establish a just and sustainable peace. The movement creates awareness of popular support for ending war and to further develop that...

Global civil society calls for diplomacy not war in North East Asia

Global civil society calls for diplomacy not war in North East Asia

Last week, President Trump announced that 'North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States' or 'they will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.' The announcement sent diplomatic shock-waves around the world, and elevated the tensions...

Pugwash urges Canada to sign the Nuclear Prohibition Treaty

Pugwash urges Canada to sign the Nuclear Prohibition Treaty

Image: The Thinkers Lodge in Pugwash, Nova Scotia. Venue for the early Pugwash Conferences. A Canadian Pugwash conference, Canada’s Contribution to Global Security, on July 24 urged the Government of Canada to sign the new Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons...

Ban treaty adopted: what now?

Ban treaty adopted: what now?

On July 7, 2017, the United Nations adopted a Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons following negotiations by over 120 countries on the draft treaty during March, June and July. The treaty will be open for signature on September 20 and will enter-into-force...

Lawyers’ letter released at UN nuclear ban negotiations

Lawyers’ letter released at UN nuclear ban negotiations

New York, June 23 Yesterday at the United Nations, the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms (IALANA) released a Lawyers’ letter on the abolition of nuclear weapons in conjunction with UN negotiations on a treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons. The...