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Peace and Disarmament

Hub | April 21, 2007 at 1:35

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

Say no to war and yes to peace

Hub | April 11, 2006 at 0:08

NPT

Page | April 11, 2006 at 0:07

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.

Regional solutions

Page | April 18, 2006 at 19:59

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.

International solutions

Page | April 18, 2006 at 20:01

In addition to closing down nuclear test sites to delay nuclear explosions, blocking ships carrying nuclear weapons grade materials, and generally being a nuisance to the nuclear powers, we also work in a number of political arenas to help...

Home at last in Istanbul

Blog entry by Jen Maman | June 5, 2013

I have been living in Istanbul, in Taksim, for the last year and a half. This weekend I felt at home here for the first time. Against the tense backdrop and amidst the clouds of tear gas people are being exceptionally kind. A woman...

Gezi Park: A historic defence of democracy

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | June 15, 2013

"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...

Peace in the Middle East

Page | April 18, 2006 at 20:06

Stability in the Middle East region remains elusive due to the lack of serious action and pressure for resuming the Middle East peace process on the part of key states.

Peace on the Korean Peninsula

Page | April 11, 2006 at 0:06

The North-East Asian nuclear situation often casts North Korea as a rogue player, however the situation is far more complex than it initially seems.

Local solutions

Page | April 11, 2006 at 0:08

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.

The last tree or the final straw?

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | June 2, 2013

Our office in Istanbul has been under siege. It is in the heart Taksim, an area in which a brutal police clampdown has been trying to end the peaceful protest over the planned destruction of the small, and historic, Gezi Park by Taksim...

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

Blog entry by Daniel Simons and Jen Maman | November 20, 2014

“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...

Saving the last Japanese dugongs

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | November 2, 2015

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.

No peace without a green peace

Blog entry by Jen Maman | June 19, 2012

Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Abadi once asked:  “If a country is not involved in a war, do the people of that country live in a green peace?” For me, as the Greenpeace Peace Advisor, that is a very personal question. And one I...

Iran Nuclear Crisis Needs ‘Disruptive Diplomacy’, Not Shock and Awe

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | April 16, 2012

Disruptive diplomacy may be the only way out of the Iran-Israel nuclear crisis, the only way to pierce the hegemony of hypocrisy dominating the power politics of nuclear weapons control, of those who have them, and of those who...

Conference on Disarmament

Page | April 11, 2006 at 0:07

The Conference on Disarmament (CD) in Geneva now includes 66 states. It was established in 1979 as the world's sole multilateral disarmament negotiating forum and successfully negotiated the Chemical Weapons Convention (1992) and the...

The GA First Committee

Page | April 11, 2006 at 0:08

The problems of the world are too numerous to be discussed by the whole General Assembly of the United Nations. Therefore, the global agenda is divided into to six groups or clusters, which are discussed in six Main Committees. The First...

Peace in a nuclear free Europe

Page | November 27, 2006 at 20:54

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) was established in 1949 following the end of WWII and is the world's largest military nuclear alliance.

With or without nukes - war is no game

Blog entry by Russel Norman | November 16, 2016

There are at least two undeniable existential threats to human civilisation - climate change and nuclear weapons. In the context of the first US military ship visit to NZ waters in 33 years happening right now, I want to reflect on...

Giving the street back to whom it belongs

Blog entry by Bernardo Camara | June 20, 2013

"The people finally woke up" … and they won't be going back to sleep. This phrase, heard from the four corners of Brazil this Monday, reflected a infectious sentiment felt everywhere. The hours past midnight saw thousands of people...

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