Get creative and take action!
There are lots of actions for a nuclear weapons free future. Do you want to get involved? Maybe the new No Nukes campaign movie will inspire you to take action: be creative, have fun and stay safe by saying: No Nukes!
Do you need more inspiration? Here are some more specific action ideas:
- Write to your politicians to ask what they are doing for the abolition of nuclear weapons.
- Sign petitions against nuclear weapons. There is power in numbers. Together our voices speak louder.
- Start a local Gang of Four with your friends. Throughout the years, groups of politicians and policy makers have spoken out against nuclear weapons, usually in groups of 3 or 4. Start a local group with your friends, family or others and spread the message: No Nukes!
- Ask a member of the NoNukes team to speak at your local event
- Draw attention to the issue by organizing a campaign in your community. A good example is the campaign of a group in Heerlen (the Netherlands) which showed how much explosive nuclear power
there is in the world today. They did so by filling two transparent cones with matches, each representing the nuclear striking power of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Passers-by were asked to guess how
many matches there were in the cones (58.935).
Talk about Nukes
Knowledge is power, and we can only do something about the problem of nuclear weapons if people know about it. You don’t have to be a recognized
expert to talk to people about nukes, so tell your friends, tell your family. You’ll sound like an expert when you stay up to date.
We can help – visit this site for the latest news, facts and ideas.
Many organisations are involved with campaigning against nuclear weapons, including one near you. Get involved and take action together with others
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Ask your city to join Mayors for Peace!
Mayors for Peace counts 4,680 local governments in its growing network present in 150 countries and regions. The network, presided over by Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui, campaigns for the total elimination of nuclear weapons by 2020. The enormous growth of the network is explained by concern among the thousands of population centres being threatened with nuclear annihilation.
You can find a full list of members of the Conference of the Mayors for Peace on the website of the Hiroshima secretariat. As of April 1st 2011 the Conference of Mayors for Peace consists of 4,680 cities in 150 countries and regions around the world. Click here for the List of 4,680 cities of Mayors for Peace (listed by continent and country).
How can my city join Mayors for Peace? Complete the REGISTRATION FORM now available in English, French, Italian, Portugese (PT), Portuguese (BR) and Spanish and send it back to the Mayors for Peace Secretariat in Hiroshima.
Contact details for membership registration form:
Mayors for Peace, President, Mr. Kazumi Matsui, Mayor of Hiroshima, 1-2 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima , Japan FAX: +81-82-242-7452
Please also fax a copy to the Mayors for Peace 2020 Vision campaign secretariat, Ypres, Belgium. FAX : +32-57-23 92 76
As new membership registrations reach us every day, it can take a few weeks to process them and update figures. The Hiroshima secretariat will send by mail a certificate confirming membership of the Mayors for Peace. Thank you for your patience.
For more information, please go to the Mayors for Peace website.