Month of Action: September 2021 – leaflet

The peace movements across Europe are coming together for a month of action in September 2021 to demand a safer and more peaceful future. A network of organisations, Nuke Free Europe, wants a nuclear-weapon-free Europe; an end to the stationing of US nuclear weapons in Europe; and we demand that European states sign up to … Continue reading Month of Action: September 2021 – leaflet

TPNW deflates nuclear sharing

“Umbrella” vs. “Sharing” NATO was founded in 1949 with the claim that a US ‘nuclear umbrella’ would protect non-nuclear member states. In 2018, the British government affirmed that its nuclear Trident SSBN missiles are part of “the defense of our NATO allies”1. The French government, meanwhile, never made such explicit claims about using its nuclear … Continue reading TPNW deflates nuclear sharing

Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons: The Role of Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands

Viewpoint by Moritz Kütt, Jan Hoekema and Tom Sauer * The English version of this article was first published in The Toda Peace Institute's Global Outlook on February 28, 2021.** Home | Toda Peace Institute TOKYO (IDN) — On January 22, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons entered into force. The new agreement … Continue reading Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons: The Role of Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands

Article by Article – Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

The events of July 7, 2017 at the United Nations in New York deserve our attention. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) constitutes a real paradigm shift, and the end of a period of stagnation in nuclear disarmament of more than 20 years. After biological (1972) and chemical weapons (1993), the remaining … Continue reading Article by Article – Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons