Nuclear Weapons Are About to Become Illegal Under International Law

Nuclear Weapons Are About to Become Illegal Under International Law

Please join Back from the Brink and nuclear abolition activists throughout the world on January 22, 2021, for a day of action to celebrate the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons’ (TPNW) entry into force. This momentous occasion is what our colleagues at the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), who are leading this historic effort, have called “ the beginning of the end of nuclear weapons.”

Atherton, CA Joins Back from the Brink

Atherton, CA Joins Back from the Brink

On November 18th, the city of Atherton, CA became the latest city to express their support for the Back from the Brink campaign, joining with nearly 50 other cities around the country in calling on the U.S. government to live up to its treaty obligations to work toward total nuclear abolition, and in the meantime, to embrace commonsense nuclear policies that will reduce the likelihood of a nuclear exchange.

Back from the Brink Included in APHA Policy Statement

Back from the Brink Included in APHA Policy Statement

  On October 24, the same day as the 50th Ratification of the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons as well as the 75th Anniversary of the founding of the U.N., the American Public Health Association included language supportive of the Back from the...
U.N. Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty to Enter Into Force!

U.N. Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty to Enter Into Force!

Today, the nations of Honduras ratified the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), bringing the total number of ratifications to 50. At long last, nuclear weapons will be declared illegal!

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