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

Press release | 9 May, 2003 at 0:00

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...

Survivors of worst chemical disaster confront industry executives

Press release | 8 May, 2003 at 0:00

Eight days into an indefinite hunger strike, two women survivors of the world's worst chemical disaster in Bhopal, India brought the disaster home to top executives of Dow Chemical, Union Carbide's new owners. The survivors addressed...

Australia rejects GE food crops

Press release | 8 May, 2003 at 0:00


Protecting us from the worst chemicals? Delay and indecision from the Prodi Commission

Press release | 7 May, 2003 at 0:00

Today, the Prodi Commission failed to endorse the principles for a new EU chemicals policy that had been presented by Commissioners Wallström and Liikanen. Environmental NGOs blame the Commission President for failing to take leadership for what...

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.

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