SIPRI Numbers: New Record Level of Global Military Expenditure – Arms Race Continues|
Despite the burning need to solve the major global problems together on the basis of cooperation, the industrial nations continue to rely on arms races and rivalry. The SIPRI figures clearly show the disproportionate nature of military spending – and the disastrous consequences for the environment, climate and now health are unmistakable.
Global military spending reaches new record high – SIPRI figures show: the international arms race continues
The new figures from the Stockholm (...)
Time to wrap up the nuclear weapons era!|
Statement of the Abolition 2000 Coordinating Committee, January15, 2021.
On January 22, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons(TPNW) will enter into force. It will specifically prohibit States Parties from developing, testing, producing, manufacturing, acquiring, possessing, deploying, using or threatening to use nuclear weapons, and from assisting or encouraging such acts. And it will reinforce existing international law obligating all states not to test, use or threaten to use (...)
Mikhail Gorbachev: When The Pandemic Is Over, The World Must Come Together|
Mikhail Gorbachev, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, was the only President of the Soviet Union. In January 1986, he issued the watchword: "No more one nuclear weapon by the Year 2000!". Throughout his presidency, he promoted peaceful diplomacy, which led to the end of the Cold War.
Mikhail Gorbachev, Geneva, Sept. 2013 (Photo ACDN)
Time, April 15, 2020
During the first months of this year, we have seen once again how fragile is our global world, how great the danger of sliding into (...)