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New resources on the nuclear ban treaty

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons has launched a new webpage to help observers keep track of the work in the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Other resources include Reaching Critical Will’s new paper on “The TPNW and Gender, Feminism, and Intersectionality.”

Why condemn threats to use nuclear weapons?

Russia’s threats to use nuclear weapons have heightened tensions, reduced the threshold for use of nuclear weapons, and greatly increased the risk of nuclear conflict and global catastrophe.  This briefing paper prepared by ICAN provides an overview of why delegitimization of these threats is urgent, necessary and effective.

Nuclear Weapons in the New Cold War (with Daniel Ellsberg)

Brooklyn For Peace is hosting Daniel Ellsberg for a virtual zoom event on October 13. Ellsberg will address the danger of nuclear weapons and opportunities for nuclear disarmament in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the New Cold War between the US, Russia, and China.

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

The United Nations commemorates September 26 as the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. This Day provides an occasion for the world community to reaffirm its commitment to global nuclear disarmament as a priority. It provides an opportunity to educate the public – and their leaders – about the real benefits of eliminating such weapons, and the social and economic costs of perpetuating them.

Nagasaki Peace Declaration

Taue Tomihisa, Mayor of Nagasaki issued this Peace Declaration on August 9, 2022, resolving to make “Nagasaki be the last place to suffer an atomic bombing,”

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