Nuclear weapons are the only weapons of mass destruction not yet prohibited by an international convention, even though they have the greatest destructive capacity of all.
From ICAN it is thought that – with enough public pressure and political leadership – a treaty banning nuclear weapons can be achieved in the near future.
This would not only make it illegal for nations to use or possess nuclear weapons; it would also help pave the way to their complete elimination. Nations committed to reaching the goal of abolition should begin negotiating a ban now.
Please share this booklet widely through your networks. Help us convince diplomats, parliamentarians and the public that a nuclear weapons ban should be the next big negotiating objective of the international community.
Nuclear Abolition Week Nuclear Abolition Week is in full swing! This week of action runs from 6 July to 13 July 2013 and is an opportunity for people around the world to demand a treaty banning nuclear weapons, so that these instruments of unacceptable harm and suffering can be eliminated forever.
To commemorate the victims of nuclear weapons and demand a treaty banning them to be negotiated as soon as possible, we have asked people around the world to share their shadows.
The response was amazing. We have received hundreds of pictures that show the world’s determination to get rid of these instruments of unspeakable suffering. Get inspired and share your shadow on www.goodbyenuk.es.
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