| Please read THE AIMS OF ACDN, nongovernmental association.|
| Petition to France’s President and Parliament|
Let’s Disarm to Avoid the Apocalypse and Build a Better World
While the whole world is mobilising against the coronavirus pandemic,
While millions of citizens of all nations are answering the call of the UN secretary-general for a ceasefire in all wars,
While climate change is threatening the planet’s equilibrium and the survival of humankind,
While the most elementary needs of millions of human beings are not being met,
France, the world’s third arms-vendor after the USA and Russia, continues to make, sell and export weapons to nations at war. (...)
| 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 (...)
| "A New World"? April Fools!|
On April 1, 2020, ACDN published on its website this sensational item: "Emmanuel Macron gives up nuclear weapons !". No informed observer of French politics will have doubted that this was a Fool’s Day Joke or as the French say, a « poisson d’avril », an “April Fish”, actually a big fat one. Almost a whale. In fact, to quote the White House occupant, it was “fake news”. But this fake item was so visibly fake that it was neither ”fake” nor ”news”. A joke, in short, which you may judge to be good or (...)
1 April 2020
SENSATIONAL! PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON GIVES UP NUCLEAR WEAPONS!
16 February 2020
Nuclear Policy: "A referendum to abolish nuclear and radioactive weapons"
23 January 2020
Only 100 seconds from Doomsday. Wake up!
2 December 2019
Pope Francis: Not Using Or Possessing Nuclear Weapons Will Be Added To Catechism
27 November 2019
Appeal from Pope Francis, visiting Nagasaki and Hiroshima: "Rid us of these criminal weapons!"
3 October 2019
How nuclear power powers the bomb
28 August 2019
Saintes, 6 August 2019: Homage to the victims of the atom bombs, and Appeal to the French Parliament
|Wednesday 28 August 2019 |
|Hiroshima Urgent Appeal: Keep the international nuclear arms control, disarmament, and non-proliferation pacts alive|
August 22, 2019
The participants of the Hiroshima Round Table and the Governor of the Hiroshima Prefecture, undersigned, are very concerned about the rising risk of the use of nuclear weapons, the steadily deteriorating situation surrounding nuclear arms control and disarmament, and the danger (...)
|Friday 16 August 2019 |
|After Russian Explosion, Global Zero Warns Against New Nuclear Arms Race|
Wednesday, August 14, 2019,
WASHINGTON - On Thursday, August 8, the explosion of what is believed to be a new nuclear-powered missile killed seven scientists and caused a spike in radiation in the Arkhangelsk region of northern Russia. Based on reports, experts believe a facility near the (...)
|Monday 12 August 2019 |
|On August 8th, Venezuela, Iran, China, and Russia held war games at Kaliningrad...|
It’s a long way from the Caribbean, the South China Sea and the Gulf but Venezuela, China and Iran landed marines on the Baltic coast this month for a round of war games hosted by Russia, which has fostered defence ties with all three countries.
They showed off their stuff in the sand and water (...)
|Saturday 3 August 2019 |
| Saintes: 20 years of action for the abolition of nuclear weapons |
Media Release Saturday 3 August 2019 Saintes in Western France, a city belonging to the international networks « Abolition 2000 » and « Mayors for Peace », has since 1999 declared its desire to see nuclear arms abolished. They are monstrous weapons of extermination, of crimes against humanity, (...)