Switzerland's National Council, adopted a motion today calling on the Government to sign the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons as soon as possible and submit it to Parliament for ratification by a majority vote, thus reaffirming Switzerland’s humanitarian tradition
From 30 October to 1 November Swiss Youth Bans the Bomb organised an event designed to raise awareness among Swiss youth on the threat of nuclear weapons. The event was co-organized by ICAN Switzerland, the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Switzerland (IPPNW), Business and Human Rights Conform (BHRC), in close collaboration with the Swiss Red Cross, the Henri Dunant society 2010plus and the Dunant Museum. After a ceremony to commemorate Henri Dunant
20–21 April 2013 Following on from the success of the recent ICAN Civil Society Forum in Oslo, we’ll hold a two-day campaigners meeting in Geneva from 20–21 April. This is immediately before the 2013 meeting of parties to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (22 April – 3 May), where we will continue to build recognition of the unacceptable humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons and the need for a multilateral process of negotiations for a treaty banning nuclear weapons.