On July 7th, 2017, the historic Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) was adopted by the 122 nations in the UN. Today, ICAN is marking the second anniversary by releasing a new campaigner’s guide to the signature and ratification of the TPNW.
What is in this Campaigners’ guide?
This in-depth guide, full of suggestions for actions our campaigners – and anybody who supports the treaty - can take to encourage their country to sign and ratify the treaty. We hope it will empower our incredible campaigners to achieve even more successes, and that it inspires others supporters to take action at a national level as well!
Why launch the Guide on the Treaty’s anniversary?
The TPNW was achieved through the determination and coordinated efforts of campaigners, allies and supporters all around the world. Over the past two years, ICAN campaigners have kept pushing to promote the Treaty and stigmatise nuclear weapons. And it’s working: the Treaty has already achieved 23 ratifications (and 70 signatures) of the fifty ratifications needed for its entry into force. We’re almost halfway there.
But when it comes to ending nuclear weapons, there’s no such thing as too much support. That is why we are rolling out this guide, to empower anybody who wants to take action to do so!
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