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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...

New Zealand nuclear-free law celebrated as UN negotiates a global ban!

New Zealand nuclear-free law celebrated as UN negotiates a global ban!

New Zealand celebrates the 30th anniversary of its historic nuclear free legislation this month with a series of events around the country. At the same time, the United Nations resumes negotiations amongst non-nuclear nations in New York on a nuclear ban treaty which...

Nuclear ban treaty negotiations to resume at the United Nations

Nuclear ban treaty negotiations to resume at the United Nations

The second session of United Nations negotiations on a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons (ban treaty), will take place in New York from June 15 - July 7. A draft of the ban treaty was released on May 22 by Ambassador Elayne G. Whyte Gómez,...

Lawyers’ letter on the abolition of nuclear weapons

Lawyers’ letter on the abolition of nuclear weapons

The International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms (IALANA) invites lawyers, law professors, attorneys, judges, other legal professionals, and law students to sign a joint letter supporting the current United Nations negotiations on a nuclear weapons...

Bangladesh youth act for nuclear abolition

Bangladesh youth act for nuclear abolition

Nearly 100 students and young campaigners took to the streets on bicycles and feet in Saidpur City, Bangladesh on May 20 to highlight the threat of nuclear weapons and to call for global nuclear disarmament. The event was organised by members of the Leo Club of...

Women leading for peace and disarmament

Women leading for peace and disarmament

‘Involving women in peace and disarmament processes elevates the prospect of their success’, according to recipients of the Right Livelihood Award and members of the World Future Council who released a statement today – Women leading for Peace and Disarmament - to...

Global actions to ‘Move the Nuclear Weapons Money’ start today!

Global actions to ‘Move the Nuclear Weapons Money’ start today!

Today is the first day of the 2017 Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS). Civil society organisations around the world will take action over the next two weeks to reduce military spending in order to help fund social and environmental needs, including the...