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Solutions

Topic | 10 April, 2006 at 16:05

Nuclear weapons are not here to stay. Through coordinated and sustained effort on the part of governments, NGOs and broader civil society at the international, regional and local level, we will achieve a world free of nuclear weapons.

Abolish nuclear weapons

Topic | 18 April, 2006 at 12:02

Nuclear Weapons Free Zones

Background | 18 April, 2006 at 12:08

Country by country, region by region, Greenpeace's goal is a nuclear free world. Over 100 countries are already part of Nuclear Weapon Free Zones and indeed most of the Southern Hemisphere are covered by Nuclear Weapons Free Zones (NWFZ).

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.

Greenpeace International responds to nuclear tension between US and North Korea

Press release | 9 August, 2017 at 18:23

In response to the escalating rhetoric and tension between the US and North Korea, Greenpeace International Executive Director Bunny McDiarmid said:

This treaty would ban nuclear weapons. But will the world take it?

Blog entry by Jen Maman | 31 March, 2017

“I’m here at the U.N. asking for an abolition of nuclear weapons,” said Toshiki Fujimori, a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing, to diplomats from more than 120 countries gathered at the UN general assembly on 27 March. ...

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 Legal Framework for Non-Use and Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Publication | 8 March, 2006 at 1:00

Briefing Paper for Greenpeace International, February 2006, written by John Burroughs, Executive Director of the Lawyers' Committee on Nuclear Policy. Including: the obligation to conclude negotiations for nuclear disarmament; the illegality of...

Today governments vote whether to negotiate a ban on nuclear weapons—they should vote YES

Blog entry by Jen Maman | 27 October, 2016 1 comment

Nuclear weapons are the only weapon of mass destruction not yet explicitly banned by an international treaty, unlike chemical and biological weapons. But that could soon change. Today, Thursday 27 th October, the United Nations...

Historic day at the UN: Nuclear weapons are now banned under international law

Blog entry by Jen Maman | 7 July, 2017 3 comments

Today at the UN Headquarters in New York, a global treaty banning nuclear weapons has been adopted.  This is an historic moment: according to the treaty, to possess and develop nuclear weapons is now illegal under international law.

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