Work for peace and disarmament

Last edited 28 April 2014 at 2:36pm

40 years ago the international community got together and agreed to work towards eliminating nuclear weapons. But these terrifying weapons of mass destruction are still with us. Greenpeace believes that it’s time for the nine nuclear countries - including Britain - to start serious negotiations to reduce and eventually eliminate their nuclear arsenals, and focus instead on the real challenge facing the world - building a safer, greener future for us all.

Campaign updates

Honouring courage and compassion: Peace Day 2015

I was 22 years old when I had to leave my homeland, South Africa. I had no choice. I was living underground for a year by then, to avoid being arrested. This...
Posted by Kumi Naidoo - 21 September, 2015 - 11:58
Protesters in Gezi Park, Istanbul

Home at last in Istanbul

I have been living in Istanbul, in Taksim, for the last year and a half. This weekend I felt at home here for the first time. Against the tense backdrop and...
Posted by Jen Maman - 5 June, 2013 - 14:16
The dove of peace and the rainbow

Two bullets per person: the trillion dollar military spending club

What would you do with $1,738 billion (US dollars)? If you were told you had to spend it this year on making people safer, what would you spend it on? $1...
Posted by Kumi Naidoo - 18 April, 2012 - 08:57 -

Does Trident announcement mark a new Lib Dem broken promise?

A while back I got a letter from the Lib Dems telling me "Trident will not be renewed this parliament - not on a Liberal Democrat watch”. This ran though my...
Posted by Louise Edge - 18 May, 2011 - 16:32 -
The Arctic resource scramble is sparking military tension

Wikileaks reveals Arctic could be the new cold war

UPDATE: Watch BBC Newsnight's feature on the Wikileaks Arctic files Submarine explorers planting Russian flags under the North Pole. Military tension between...
Posted by jamess - 12 May, 2011 - 15:35 -

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