3rd AWSF, Paris, 2-4 November 2017 : Everything’s Going Great, Monsieur le Président.
The third Antinuclear World Social Forum (FSMA in French) met in Paris on 2-4 Novemeber 2017. Around 450 people from over 20 countries took part. It was a clear success.
On 5 November a delegation went to Bure, a key site in the struggle against the burial of nuclear wastes.
Below, you will find echoes of the event, which included a song-message which the participants sang the previous day, on the Place de la République, directed at President Macron, using the [famously ironic] tune of (...)
Published in French 19 october 2017 The Government and the EDF (Electricité de France), in their long march to get the Flamanville EPR into service, have just passed an important milestone, with the blessing of the Council of State on 16 October. It is now well-known that EPR is not just a financial abyss, a textbook case of trickery, negligence, cheating, dissimulations and misappropriations, but also a technological aberration, a cluster of malpractices, and the most brilliant promise (...)
Media release from ACDN Published in French 6 October 2017
The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to ICAN, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear weapons. This honours the efforts of some 450 NGOs around the world, whose work led to the adoption on 7 July 2017 of the Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons, endorsed by 122 UN member states.
« We live in a world where the risk of nuclear weapons being used is higher than it has been for a long time. Some countries and modernizing their (...)