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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.

War Criminals are not welcome in Hong Kong

Press release | 19 March, 2003 at 1:00

Howard under house arrest

Press release | 19 March, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace takes global action against war

Press release | 4 February, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace cuts military supply chain to war on Iraq

Press release | 27 January, 2003 at 1:00

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.

Forty thousand take to Tokyo streets to say 'no' to war

Press release | 8 March, 2003 at 1:00

People's message of peace illuminated

Press release | 21 February, 2003 at 1:00

RADIOACTIVE BARREL SWAP IN IRAQ

Press release | 28 June, 2003 at 2:00

 

Nukes out of NATO

Feature story | 28 June, 2004 at 2:00

The NATO summit and its attendant world leaders rolled into Istanbul this week. While the rhetoric is of peace, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's (NATO) version includes a constant nuclear threat. We are highlighting the military...

Greenpeace Supports Arab League call for 'Uniting for Peace'

Press release | 26 March, 2003 at 1:00

Say no to war and yes to peace

Topic | 10 April, 2006 at 16:08

Saving the last Japanese dugongs

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | 30 October, 2015 3 comments

The home of the last few Japanese dugongs is about to be landfilled to make way for two airstrips - part of the expansion of a US military base on the island of Okinawa. But a movement nearly 18 years old is standing up to say NO.

Marshall Islands takes on the nuclear-armed states, for all our sakes

Blog entry by Daniel Simons and Jen Maman | 19 November, 2014 1 comment

“The day the sun rose twice”. That's how 1 March 1954 was recorded in the history of Rongelap, a tiny atoll in the Pacific Ocean, part of the Marshall Islands. Early that morning, shortly after the sun rose in the east, a second sun...

International Women's Day: The stories I will tell my daughter

Blog entry by Jen Maman | 7 March, 2016 1 comment

As women we hear and tell many stories. We carry these stories with us – ones that happened to us, to our mothers, sisters, friends. My mother-in-law told me a story. She grew up in a small village in southeast Turkey. None of her...

Greenpeace stands with Médecins Sans Frontières

Blog entry by Mike Townsley | 5 October, 2015 2 comments

Greenpeace extends its deepest condolences to all of the families of those whose lives were lost as a result of the horrific bombings of the international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz,...

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...

Can the world come to its senses on nuclear weapons?

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | 29 August, 2017 3 comments

Looking back, one of the key moments that was to define both my professional and personal path was the moment I stepped onto the small atoll of Rongelap, in the Pacific Ocean. It was 17 May 1985 and I was 24 years old. At first...

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...

Nuclear threat towards the USA or from the USA?

Press release | 10 June, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists visit Spain's governing party in body bags

Press release | 26 February, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace finds WMDs

Feature story | 30 April, 2003 at 2:00

Since the US and the UK are having such a hard time finding weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, we thought we'd lend a hand by providing this easy guide to the nukes we know about.

US Diplomat resigns over war plans

Feature story | 1 March, 2003 at 1:00

We don't know if John Brady Kiesling is a member of Greenpeace, but we'd be proud of his company on any of our ships. He's clearly earned his stripes at standing up against the powers that be.

Ending the nuclear weapons age

Feature story | 15 February, 2013 at 12:00

The exact number of nuclear weapons situated across the world is shrouded in mystery, but whatever the number, North Korea's underground test this week is a grim reminder of the devastation and destruction these weapons could unleash.

What my grandmother would say about President Obama’s visit to Hiroshima

Blog entry by Daisuke Miyachi | 27 May, 2016 1 comment

World leaders are meeting in Japan for the G7, but on a side trip, President Obama is doing something no sitting US president has done before: visit Hiroshima. The city was flattened during World War II by the first nuclear weapon used...

Oh Gaia! I’m a Taoist!

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 7 April, 2017 12 comments

I am teaching a Chinese history class for local students, introducing them to Taoist literature —  Tao Te Ching, Zhuangzi, Taiping jing  — and I realized: I’m a Taoist at heart. In my twenties, I learned many of my fundamental beliefs...

72 years after Hiroshima, where is Japan’s commitment to end nuclear weapons?

Blog entry by Yuko Yoneda | 4 August, 2017

Even with the passing of the UN’s Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty, Japan still remains an outlier, betraying the hopes of atomic bomb survivors from Hiroshima and Nagasaki . It started with just 12 of them. With a bold mission, this...

United States attempts to block United Nations peace bid

Press release | 1 April, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace calls on the world to unite for peace

Press release | 12 March, 2003 at 1:00

Gezi Park: A historic defence of democracy

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 13 June, 2013 16 comments

"Find out just what people will submit to and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong that will be imposed upon them." – Frederick Douglass, American ex-slave civil rights leader. The citizens of Istanbul now...

Greenpeace activists block Spanish and Turkish military ports

Press release | 14 March, 2003 at 1:00

Local solutions

Background | 10 April, 2006 at 16:08

We believe greater peace, greater security, greater safety is possible. Reaching out across national boundaries Greenpeace is working with citizens and political leaders around the world to make this happen.

Regional solutions

Background | 18 April, 2006 at 11:59

It seems that the five nuclear powers, the US, Russian Federation, UK, France and China want to have their yellow cake and eat it too.

Ile Longue nuclear military base:

Press release | 15 May, 2005 at 2:00

Crew aboard the Greenpeace ship Artic Sunrise were today arrested after its inflatable zodiac boat entered the Ile Longue military zone in France today to make a citizens’ inspection of the Ile Longue nuclear military base. A flotilla of some 40...

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

Press release | 5 May, 2003 at 2:00

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'.

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

Press release | 28 April, 2003 at 2:00

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...

Japan refuses Greenpeace ship permission to investigate dugong habitat destruction

Press release | 5 November, 2015 at 11:26

Naha, 5 November 2015 - Japanese authorities refused permits for Greenpeace’s ship, the Rainbow Warrior, to join activists protesting against the construction of airstrips for a US military base in Oura Bay, Okinawa - a rich ecosystem that is...

Of figs and bombs

Feature story | 30 May, 2005 at 15:38

I am writing from the Greenpeace Peace Embassy just a few hundred metres from an estimated stockpile of ninety B61 nuclear missiles – each capable of many times the force of the Hiroshima bomb that killed over 120,000 people.

Nuclear proliferation starts at home

Feature story | 26 April, 2004 at 2:00

While the glare of the world's media is focused upon the release of Mordechai Vanunu after 18 years in prison for revealing the world's most open secret - that Israel has the bomb - diplomats from all over the world are preparing for an important...

Recipe for peace

Feature story | 24 February, 2003 at 1:00

Jo comes from London and cooks for the 20 people on board the Rainbow Warrior everyday. She makes us mouth watering dishes that keep everyone working hard on deck and in the engine room and contented at rest. How does she do it?

Global voices say no to war

Feature story | 16 April, 2003 at 2:00

What role could the European Union play in restoring international law and order through the UN Charter? Help us call on world leaders gathering in Athens to prevent another illegal war.

US to UN: Butt out

Feature story | 10 April, 2003 at 2:00

An extraordinary communication from the United States to UN representatives around the world has been leaked to Greenpeace.(Full text of the leaked document here). In it, the United States warns that the simple act of support for a General...

NPT

Background | 10 April, 2006 at 16:07

The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) came into force in 1970 and is the only legally-binding agreement where the nuclear weapons states promise to eliminate their nuclear arsenals.

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