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Campaign to ban exports of controversial Liberian timber vindicated

Press release | 7 May, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the agreement of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to end the role of the timber trade in fuelling the war machine of Liberian President Charles Taylor. The decision renews existing sanctions imposed on Liberia...

Greenpeace hot air balloon flies at United Nations Nuclear Non-Proliferation...

Press release | 5 May, 2003 at 0:00

As 187 nations who are members of the NPT (1) meet in the UN for the second week of deliberations on disarmament, the Greenpeace hot air balloon flew over Lake Leman calling for states parties to take immediate action to 'Ban the Bomb'.

Greenpeace protests against shipment of Finnish ancient forest destruction

Press release | 2 May, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists from 9 countries today protested against the import of paper from Finnish ancient forests onboard the freighter "Finnhawk" in the Baltic Sea near Luebeck. Twelve activists onboard several inflatables climbed onto the stern of...

Greenpeace exposes hidden poisons in our homes

Press release | 30 April, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace inspectors at diplomatic missions to demand nuclear weapons states disarm

Press release | 29 April, 2003 at 0:00

Citizen inspectors from Greenpeace, together with an entourage of mock missiles, today conducted surprise inspections of several nuclear weapons states missions in Geneva, urging them to disarm.

Europe Ministers throw away another chance to save the ancient forests.

Press release | 29 April, 2003 at 0:00

European Ministers prepare to end their two day meeting on the Protection of Forests in Europe, Greenpeace expressed its outrage that once again a great opportunity was missed by the regions leaders to save the quickly diminishing European forests.

Mock missiles destroyed at UN as nations meet to discuss global nuclear disarmament

Press release | 28 April, 2003 at 0:00

States which were prepared to go to war to disarm Iraq must take action to meet their international legal obligations to get rid of their own nuclear weapons, Greenpeace said, as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Member States began...

Greenpeace targets paper product imports from ancient forest destruction

Press release | 25 April, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists onboard inflatable boats today welcomed the paper carrier "Finn Hawk" as it entered the Baltic Port of Luebeck in Germany. As the Finn Hawk navigated toward its berth, the activists painted the slogan "Forest Crime in Europe"...

Nuclear proliferation regime severely threatened by North Korean declaration of its...

Press release | 25 April, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today condemned North Korea's declaration that it possesses nuclear weapons and that it has reprocessed spent fuel. In reports from talks being held in Beijing, U.S. officials have stated that North Korean delegates confirmed on...

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