A motion proposed by member of parliament Van Dijk (SP) was adopted in which the Parliament agreed that the successor to the F-16 fighter jet may not …
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There are 17,000 nuclear weapons around the world. It only takes one to cause a humanitarian catastrophe on a horrific scale. Yet we've talked ourselves into having 2,000 of them on hair trigger alert, ready to be launched within minutes. Read more
The nuclear bomb is 65 years old; time for retirement. The Non Proliferation Treaty however only prohibits an increase in the number of countries with nuclear weapons, but hardly any effort goes into disarmament. Just rumors about the possibility of a country having nuclear weapons continue to create tension internationally and the threat of conflict, for instance in the Middle East. As long as nuclear weapons exist true peace and security are not possible. IKV Pax Christi is committed to a nuclear weapons free world, which is the only way to prevent that this weapon of mass destruction is ever used.
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In a little-noted but revealing letter to Parliament on 25 October 2013, Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans (Social-Democrat) answered questions …
I’m currently in Nagasaki, where the 5th Nagasaki Global Citizens’ Assembly for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons is taking place.
After almost 11 months, Minister Timmermans sent Parliament a letter on the Dutch nuclear weapons policies. This is the English …
Peace organization IKV Pax Christi is deeply disappointed by the nuclear weapons policy published today by Dutch Foreign Minister Timmermans. Jan …
124 states condemn unacceptable effects of nuclear weapons: 'very survival of humanity depends on nuclear weapons never being used'21-10-2013
A joint statement on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons was delivered by New Zealand today at the United Nations General Assembly in …
On Sunday October 20, thirty years after the massive anti-nuclear weapons protests in 1983, hundreds of people gathered at the Jubelpark in Brussels …