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| Mikhail Gorbachev: A New Nuclear Arms Race Has Begun|
Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan signing the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty at the White House, 8 December 1987.
25 Oct. 2018
Over 30 years ago, President Ronald Reagan and I signed in Washington the United States-Soviet Treaty on the elimination of intermediate- and shorter-range missiles. For the first time in history, two classes of nuclear weapons were to be eliminated and destroyed.
This was a first step. It was followed in 1991 by the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, (...)
Letter to President Macron: The Paris Peace Forum and the Question of Disarmament
Saintes, 31 October 2018
Monsieur le Président,
For the centenary of the Armistice of 1918 you will soon inaugurate the Paris Peace Forum, which you set up for 11-13 November. ACDN would have liked to have a stand at it, so as to publicise the project we have pursued since 1996: a referendum on France’s participation in the abolition of nuclear weapons. But the fee of 2000 euros required of all exhibitors deterred us. AXA or BNP-Paribas (the bank that invests 7 billion dollars into (...)
| The next Pluri-annual Energy Programme is unacceptable. Let’s have an alternative one!|
On October 24, after a ministerial meeting which was to discuss the issue, President Macron summoned that « energy actors » (leaders of the chief energy industries, EDF, Engie, CEA, etc.), for a dinner of « énergéticiens » during which he was to lay out his sovereign intentions concerning the PPE (Programmation Pluriannuelle de l’Energie, in English the Pluri-annual Energy Programme), a plan to set goals and stages for France’s energy policies over the coming ten years.
(From our special (...)
23 October 2018
They are Criminalising the struggle at Bure against the CIGEO Project :
13 October 2018
Open Letter to Madame de Sarnez, President of the National Assembly’s Commission for Foreign Affairs
8 October 2018
85% of the French people want France to negotiate a treaty to abolish nuclear and radioactive weapons...
26 September 2018
26 September: The UN’s World Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
31 August 2018
"Nicolas Hulot’s resignation is an invitation to change our objectives."
6 August 2018
23 June 2018
"A new stage in the repression of opponents to the burial of nuclear wastes at Bure. One lawyer searched and placed under house arrest"
|Saturday 10 November 2018 |
|The UN Human Rights Committee condemns the threat or use of nuclear weapons |
On October 30, 2018, the UN Human Rights Committee adopted a new General comment No. 36 (2018) on article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, on the right to life.
Paragraph 66 on nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction reads: “The threat or use of weapons of (...)
|Monday 29 October 2018 |
|ACDN excluded from the Paris Peace Forum|
Sunday 28 October 2018
ACDN (Action des Citoyens pour le Désarmement Nucléaire) had requested, both in July and again in early October, that it be accredited by the organisers of the Paris Peace Forum, scheduled for 11-13 November, so that it could cover the event and report it on its website (...)
|Sunday 12 August 2018 |
|International Summer Camp protests nuclear industry in France and around the world|
Narbonne, 11 August 2018 – During this week of the 73rd anniversaries of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the International Anti-Nuclear Summer Camp takes place near Narbonne in the south of France from August 6th to 12th. Tents, performances, and debates are waking up a peaceful (...)
|Friday 27 July 2018 |
|Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Never Again !|
Media release from ACDN, 27 July 2018
From August 6 to August 9, 2018, in Saintes at the Monument to the Fallen, Place du Palais de Justice, the Nuclear Disarmament Flame will burn again in memory of the victims of the nuclear bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki (of August 6 and 9, 1945) and to (...)