ban treaty

New Report from ICAN: Untenable Investments: Nuclear Weapon Producers and their Financiers

February 23, 2024

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has issued a new report examining the involvement of investors in the production, maintenance or modernization of nuclear weapons.

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Nuclear deterrence is the existential threat, not the nuclear ban treaty

January 22, 2024

PSR Past President Dr. Ira Helfand co-authors this response to an article favoring nuclear deterrence.

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It’s 90 Seconds to Midnight and We Never Give Up Push for a Nuclear-Free World

January 10, 2024

Op-ed by PSR Board Member Robert Dodge, MD in Common Dreams.

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At the UN, ratifiers of the TPNW Ban Treaty reject nuclear deterrence, push for treaty universalization

December 15, 2023

Sixteen PSR members, along with colleagues from allied organizations, were among the 700 civil society registrants participating in the second Meeting of States Parties to the treaty.

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Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program’s 2023 Year in Review

December 15, 2023
Group standing outside the UN with sign reading "No nukes! No war! No warming!"

PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition program worked tirelessly in 2023 to promote disarmament and achieve justice for nuclear-affected communities.

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Northampton City Council on verge of accepting resolution denouncing nuclear war

December 12, 2023

Article in The Reminder quoting PSR Past President Dr. Ira Helfand.

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Back from the Brink to Biden: Get moving to prevent nuclear war

October 27, 2023

In the run-up to the 2nd Meeting of States Parties (2MSP) to the nuclear ban treaty, Back from the Brink is lining up local elected officials behind a letter to President Biden encouraging him to send official U.S. “Observers” to the meeting. 

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New PSR resource on historic first nuclear weapons ban treaty conference ahead of second conference next month

October 26, 2023

From June 21-23, 2022, a historic First Meetings of States Parties (1MSP) took place between all States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) to mark the Treaty’s entry into force and chart a path towards full and effective implementation of the TPNW.

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Tell the Biden Administration: It is time for the U.S. to engage with the Ban Treaty

September 21, 2023

INACTIVE – Please send a message to the Biden Administration encouraging him to send an official delegation of observers to this important international meeting at the UN.

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Mombasa Appeal for peace and prevention of nuclear war

May 19, 2023

This statement was issued by IPPNW’s International Council and Board of Directors at the conclusion of the 23rd IPPNW World Congress in Mombasa, Kenya. PSR endorses the Mombasa Appeal and the PSR delegation to the World Congress fully supported its adoption.

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