Tag: Advocacy

Should ‘killer robots’ be banned? The forum designed to decide is failing to act. A new path is needed.

Article by Jonathan Frerichs, Pax Christi International representative in Geneva Autonomous robots capable of killing human beings should be banned. Most governments at a United Nations forum tackling this issue would agree. But the forum is deadlocked because the Russian government refuses to allow any substantive progress. Dozens of countries have proposed ways for the

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Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki

Click here for PDF version of this statement. For the 77th year, on August 6 and 9 hearts and minds in every land turn to the two citiesdestroyed by atomic bombs in 1945. Events this year call special attention to the epoch-makingtragedy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. New weaponry and autocratic actions sharpen fears ofnuclear annihilation.

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Global Majorities Reject Nuclear Arsenals: TPNW work begins

The new treaty banning nuclear weapons took collective steps towards nuclear abolition at its first meeting in Vienna (Austria) from 21 to 23 June. Some 75 governments and 100 international and civil society organisations, including a delegation from Pax Christi International with members from eight countries. The TPNW’s First Meeting of States Parties took place

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