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Banning nuclear weapons

by International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons category: Cause

“Nuclear weapons are an urgent threat - now states are starting historic negotiations to ban them in March. Join us! http://thndr.me/jFF5Cw

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Banning nuclear weapons

After campaigning from civil society, governments will convene negotiations in 2017 at the United Nations on “a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination”. This new international agreement will place nuclear weapons on the same legal footing as other weapons of mass destruction, which have long been outlawed.

The negotiations will take place at UN headquarters in New York from 27 to 31 March and from 15 June to 7 July 2017, with the participation of governments, international organizations and civil society representatives.

ICAN wants to make sure people all over the world are aware of the negotiations and can engage in the work to make sure their governments participate in prohibiting nuclear weapons. 


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International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
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The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a coalition of non-government organizations in one hundred countries advocating for a strong and effective nuclear weapon ban treaty. Negotiations on this new global agreement will take place at the United Nations in New York in 2017.

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