Category Archives: Nuclear Weapons

International Day of Peace event held in Marrickville

Entrance columns in Marrickville Peace Park

This year International Day of Peace (‘Peace Day’) will be observed around the world on Thursday 21st September. This day is devoted to “commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.”

The theme for this year’s Peace Day is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All” which aims to promote diversity, non-discrimination and acceptance of refugees and migrants. Continue reading International Day of Peace event held in Marrickville

UN adopts historic Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty

A historic global agreement was reached at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Friday, July 7, 2017 when 122 nations adopted a treaty to ban nuclear weapons. Known officially as the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, it will acquire legal force once 50 nations have signed and ratified it. Continue reading UN adopts historic Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty