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Peace and Disarmament

Topic | 20 April, 2007 at 15:35

Make no mistake; nuclear weapons are a problem today. There are approximately 30,000 nuclear weapons in the world, belonging to nine countries.

Greenpeace International responds to nuclear testing conducted by North Korea

Press release | 3 September, 2017 at 14:46

North Korea announced on Sunday that it had successfully conducted a nuclear test using a hydrogen bomb more powerful than any it previously used. This is believed to be the sixth test conducted by North Korea.

Citizens inspection arrests

Press release | 16 April, 2005 at 2:00

A massive police presence greeted inspectors from Greenpeace and Bombspotting at NATO-HQ, SHAPE and Kleine Brogel airbase. Greenpeace activists from the six NATO countries currently hosting the 480 nuclear weapons based in Europe: Italy, Germany...

Military spending is going up. Don’t let it take us down

Blog entry by Jen Maman | 5 April, 2016 3 comments

Weapons spending worldwide increased in 2015 and now stands at a mind boggling $1676 billion, according to a new data released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute today. This 1% increase from 2014 marks an...

Trump ignores climate risk in military focus

Blog entry by Jen Maman | 2 March, 2017

“We got to start winning,” Trump said on Tuesday.  “We got to start winning wars again.” What he was proposing was to win by increasing military spending in the US by 9%, adding a staggering $54 billion to the Pentagon’s budget...

The beginning of the end for nuclear weapons

Blog entry by Jen Maman | 20 September, 2017

"I have been waiting for this day for seven decades and I am overjoyed that it has finally arrived,” said Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow in July, when a new treaty banning nuclear weapons was agreed at the United Nations in New...

60 years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki Greenpeace renews its call for peace

Press release | 5 August, 2005 at 2:00

On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Greenpeace renewed its call to world leaders to make real their decades old commitments to nuclear disarmament and for the Japanese government to abandon plans...

Conference on the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty a fiasco - Nuclear Weapons States...

Press release | 9 May, 2003 at 2:00

While the most important conference about nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament finished today, member States of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) failed to agree a common understanding or way forward on how to achieve the abolition...

Conference on the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty a fiasco - Nuclear Weapons States...

Press release | 9 May, 2003 at 2:00

While the most important conference about nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament finished today, member States of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) failed to agree a common understanding or way forward on how to achieve the abolition...

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