One year ago, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) came into force.
By prohibiting development, testing, deployment, possession, stockpiling, use and threat of use, the TPNW aims at total nuclear disarmament.
The treaty has the potential to be a serious global step towards peace. Nevertheless, the world’s major nuclear powers are not yet signatories. Nine countries, including the USA and Russia, have not backed the initiative.
We must work together to demand the total elimination of nuclear weapons. A nuclear weapon-free world is possible and urgently needed. History has shown us the devastating impact that they can have. It is up to us to ensure that they are eliminated entirely