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Congratulations to ICAN for Earning Nobel Peace Prize

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons [ICAN] went to the right campaign at the right moment!As the dangers of nuclear escalation rise to levels not seen in decades, we are greatly heartened by this validation of organizing by civil society that placed humanitarian concerns above “national security,” […]

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Reducing the Threat of Nuclear War: 2.5 minutes in the age of Trump

The growing hostility between the US and Russia, North Korea and Iran makes it more urgent to reduce the risk of nuclear war, as do plans to spend a trillion dollars replacing US nuclear weapons by new ones more suited for first-strike. Nuclear war can be triggered on purpose or through miscalculation, terror or error, […]

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[LISTEN] National No to NATO, No to War! Briefing Call with European Allies

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is a dangerous, aggressive and outdated alliance with its roots in the cold war. NATO is an imperial and nuclear force. It’s expansion to Russia’s borders, in violation of an agreement between President Bush and Gorbachev is the primary cause of current U.S.-Russian tensions. Today, US troops and their […]

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Standing Up to Nuclear Threats is Our Job

Last week, the majority of the world’s nations voted in the UN General Assembly to conduct negotiations in 2017 on a treaty to outlaw nuclear weapons, an historic development. Nuclear-armed nations: the U.S., Russia, Britain and France vociferously opposed the resolution, and all indications are that the nuclear weapon states will not participate in the […]

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Join UFPJ Allies at the World Social Forum in Montreal Aug. 9-14

It’s hard to believe that the World Social Forum is already well underway in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It seems like just yesterday that UFPJ was on some of the earliest North American outreach calls with the organizers. This week, there are hundreds of workshops and actions going on around the city, which is hosting thousands of […]

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Send a Letter to the Editor on Obama’s Visit to Hiroshima

Thanks again for signing our letter to President Obama, calling on him to make his visit to Hiroshima a meaningful step toward the elimination of nuclear weapons. We delivered the letter, with nearly 1500 signatures, before Obama spoke in Hiroshima. Right up until the last moment there was media speculation that the President would not […]

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UFPJ Delivers Letter w/ 1,500 Signatures to POTUS Ahead of Hiroshima Visit

Click here for a PDF copy of the Press Release: http://www.unitedforpeace.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/UFPJ-Press-Release-5_26-Obama-in-Hiroshima.pdf Click here for a PDF copy of the Signed Letter to President Obama: http://www.unitedforpeace.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/UFPJ-Letter-to-President-of-USA-Barack-Obama-re-Hiroshima-and-Nuclear-Disarmament.pdf     For Immediate Release Contact: Matt De Vlieger Phone: (917) 410-0119 Website: www.unitedforpeace.org Email: info.ufpj@gmail.com Twitter: @unitedforpeace Actions Speak Louder than Words: Obama Must Meet With A-Bomb Survivors & Cancel $1 […]

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UPDATE: August Is For Action!

United For Peace and Justice is taking part in Peace and Planet Summer by participating in commemorations of the 70th anniversaries of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and supporting the Iran Nuclear Accords. We’re also re-launching the UFPJ newsletter, which we’re inviting you to be a part of. Please read more about each […]

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PETITION: Act Now to Save Iran Deal!

United for Peace and Justice welcomes the completion of the historic international agreement with Iran, which limits its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions and the ending of its isolation. After years of futile, horrific wars, we join with peace-loving people around the world in embracing this diplomatic achievement. Click here […]

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Sign the Peace & Planet Petition for Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the United States atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It also marks 45 years since the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) entered into force, obligating all States parties to undertake good faith negotiations for the elimination of nuclear weapons. Instead, the world’s nuclear-armed nations are spending over $100 billion per year to […]

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