2017 Humanitarian Disarmament Forum

Approximately 90 people participated in the 2017 Humanitarian Disarmament Forum in New York City on 14-15 October 2017. This was the sixth year in a row that representatives from non-governmental organizations had convened to learn and strategize collectively on their common work to advance humanitarian disarmament and thereby prevent and alleviate human suffering.

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Nobel Affirms Humanitarian Disarmament

The announcement on 6 October that the 2017 Nobel Prize for Peace has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) affirms the humanitarian disarmament as the best way for dealing with weapons of concern. The news comes less than three weeks after the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear […]