Around the terrible anniversaries of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings, call on Prime Minister Trudeau to urgently meet with nuclear disarmament campaigner and Hiroshima nuclear bomb survivor Setsuko Thurlow.
With North Korea, China, and Russia among the uninvited, it remains to be seen whether the Vancouver Foreign Ministers’ meeting will do more harm than good.
All the best for the holidays. See you in 2018 – we have a lot of work to do to help build global sustainable peace.
Canada refuses to sign Nuclear Ban Treaty or even to congratulate ICAN and Canadian Hiroshima survivor who will accept the Nobel Peace Prize.
Awarding the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to civil society organization ICAN sends a powerful message on what can be achieved when governments, civil society, and international organizations collaborate.
At UN HQ today over 120 countries adopted a landmark treaty outlawing nuclear weapons, but Canada was not one of them.