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| Humankind is only 90 seconds away from Doomsday!|
Joint Media Release from ACDN & IDN 25 January 2023. In 1947, when the Cold War was beginning, the atomic scientists of the University of Chicago created the Doomsday Clock, a fictional clock on which "midnight" symbolises the end of the world - the outcome that nuclear weapons could provoke. At the time they placed the long hand at 7 minutes to midnight. Since then, its position has fluctuated with shifts in international relations - moving between 2 minutes (1953) and 17 minutes (...)
| Wishes for 2023, from ACDN|
Greetings, Dear Friends. And Happy New Year!
May 2023 fulfil your dearest desires. May each one of us retain or regain good health, the presence of our loved ones, and living conditions that are worthy and satisfying.
Happiness is firstly a personal notion. But we all know that it depends also on conditions of life in society and on collective survival. One of these conditions is peace.
May I therefore, in the name of ACDN (Action des Citoyens pour le (...)
| International Day for the total elimination of nuclear weapons|
Seven out of ten French citizens want to abolish nuclear and radioactive weapons and wish a referendum on the subject
According to an IFOP Poll of 20-21 September 2022
FROM IFOP, 22 SEPTEMBER 2022 REPORT ON PUBLIC OPINION POLL
Concerning the wish that France should negotiate a treaty to ban and completely eliminate nuclear and radioactive weapons
Text preceding Question 1:
Today there are nearly 13000 atom bombs threatening life on earth. According to the UN, any State that uses them "must be considered as violating the UN Charter, acting in contempt of the laws of humanity and committing a crime against Humanity and civilization" (...)
24 September 2022
How can we neutralise the danger of nuclear arms and nuclear power-plants?
22 September 2022
26 September: The UN’s World Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
11 September 2022
September 2022, the month that could open to path to peace
6 September 2022
Homage to Mikhail Gorbachev
15 August 2022
Saintes, 6 August 2022 : Public Ceremony to Abolish Nuclear and Radioactive Weapons
15 April 2022
OPEN LETTER TO THE TWO CANDIDATES FOR THE PRESIDENCY OF FRANCE
19 March 2022
Ukraine: Ten Demands to Return to Peace
|Monday 24 January 2022 |
|Dominique Lalanne Has Died|
We have learnt with sadness and emotion of the cruel death of Dominique Lalanne, which occurred on Sunday morning, so we have heard, through a vascular accident in the brain.
Formerly a nuclear researcher at the CNRS (a national science centre) he had become more than twenty years ago an (...)
|Sunday 19 December 2021 |
|Taiwan rejects a nuclear power plant by a referendum|
In a referendum in Taiwan yesterday a proposal to reactivate the Lungmen nuclear power plant was defeated by 53 percent vs 47.
This is a victory for the government which plans to phase out nuclear by 2025. When Tsai Ing-wen was elected in 2016, Taiwan had 6 operating reactors and 2 under (...)
|Saturday 25 September 2021 |
|The Death of Paul Quilès, former Minister of Defense, who later worked to abolish nuclear weapons |
Media Release from ACDN, Saturday 25 September 2021
Paul Quilès passed away in a Paris hospice on Friday 24 September 2021.
After being the campaign director for François Mitterrand in 1981, he was appointed to several ministerial posts between 1983 and 1993 (Housing, Tourism, Transport, (...)
|Sunday 8 November 2020 |
|Now is the time for a peaceful world without nuclear weapons|
Communiqué ACDN, 2020-11-08
The Action des Citoyens pour le Désarmement Nucléaire (ACDN) congratulates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for their election at the head of the USA and expresses the wish that it will open an age of peace, cooperation and disarmament all around the world.
Now is the time (...)