Tom Unterrainer – Comments for Nov 28 Round Table, TPNW NY

Tom Unterrainer

The return of US nuclear bombs to the UK was announced without fanfare and without any discussion, debate, deliberation or the opportunity for dissent within Britain’s democratic institutions.  There was no official announcement from the British government. No ministerial statement to Parliament.  When the British government was asked about this development it gave the following … Read more

Urgency of Disarmament Public Forum, Nov. 29, 2023

Nov. 29 Forum Audience

On the evening of Nov. 29, during the 2nd Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW CPDCS and partner organizations held a very successful (great speakers and packed hall) international forum on the Urgency of Disarmament. We have several speech texts in hand, which you will find here, while others are being transcribed. Co-sponsors included the … Read more

Remarks by Gaku Kogusuri, Tokyo Students Peace Seminar & Japan Council against A and H Bombs (Gensuikyo)

Gaku Kogusuri

Nov. 28 Thank you very much for giving me the opportunity to speak on behalf of Gensuikyo. First of all, we strongly protest Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and Israel’s attack on Gaza. These acts are in violation of international law. It is beyond the scope of self-defense. In order to prevent further civilian sacrifices, I … Read more

Remarks by Cyrene Waern

Tectonic Geopolitical Changes & Their Nuclear Implications

International Round Table: Nuclear Weapons and Tectonic Geopolitical Change, 28 November 2023. For the global union movement, peace is not just a checkbox on our agenda; peace is built at the very core of our mission. Examine union constitutions and you will find in the early sentences a resolute commitment to peace — not just an … Read more

Yayoi Tsuchida, Assistant General Secretary, Japan Council Against A and H Bombs (Gensuikyo)

Yayoi Tsuchida

Nov. 28 meeting As many of you mentioned, the crises threatening the survival of humanity such as war and threats to use nuclear weapons have continued. How to solve them is our common task. We think that solutions for the current crises have already existed.  They are: the UN Charter that calls for peaceful settlement … Read more

Alain ROUY New York 28 November 2023

Tectonic Geopolitical Changes & Their Nuclear Implications

Hello to all peace activists, I’m Alain ROUY, National Secretary of the French Mouvement de la Paix and Vice-President of the International Peace Bureau. The Mouvement de la Paix has sent a delegation of 6 activists to New York to attend this 2nd Conference of States Parties to the TPNW because we come from a … Read more

Tectonic Geopolitical Changes & Their Nuclear Implications: November 28, 2023, TPNW Round Table

Tectonic Geopolitical Changes & Their Nuclear Implications

On November 28, during the Second Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, CPDCS, the International Peace Bureau, and Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, held a round table session on the world’s tectonic geopolitical changes and their implications for nuclear weapons and nuclear disarmament. We were 25 leading analysts and leaders of … Read more

Remarks by Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C.

Tectonic Geopolitical Changes & Their Nuclear Implications

Nuclear Weapons and Tectonic Geopolitical Change Conference Nov. 28, 2023 In Canada, there are four leading organizations devoted to nuclear disarmament issues — Canadian Pugwash Group, Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention and Project Ploughshares — all reaching into different segments of the population. They consider the present nuclear … Read more