US Veterans Group calls on President Biden to adopt a No-First-Use policy

In conjunction with the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons (September 26, 2021) Veterans For Peace, a US participating organization of NoFirstUse Global, has released Just Say No to Nuclear War, an Open Letter to President Biden calling on the United States to step back from the brink of nuclear war by […]

Bike for peace takes the No-First-Use message to Geneva

Bike for Peace, a participating organization in NoFirstUse Global and a member of Abolition 2000, undertook a biking tour in Switzerland from August 26-31, to promote nuclear risk-reduction and disarmament. A team of cyclists from Norway and New Zealand, led by partially blind cyclist Tore Naerland, undertook bike rides in Lausanne, headquarters of the International […]

United States experts call on Japan not to oppose a US no-first-use policy

On August 9, the 76th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki, 5 United States organizations and 21 United States nuclear weapons policy experts sent a letter to Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and leaders of the main Japanese political parties, calling on Japan not to oppose a possible move by the United States to […]

US-Russia Strategic Stability Dialogue begins in Geneva

On July 28, senior officials and diplomats from the United States and Russia held the first meeting in Geneva for the ‘integrated bilateral Strategic Stability Dialogue’ which was agreed by Presidents Biden and Putin at their Summit Meeting on June 16. Presidents Biden and Putin affirmed in the joint statement on June 16 that ‘a […]

US Congress members: Nuclear Posture Review should affirm a policy of no-first-use

Members of the US Congress Nuclear Weapons and Arms Control Working Group sent a joint letter to President Biden on July 22 calling on the President to ensure that the Nuclear Posture Review which is currently being undertaken by the Department of Defence (DoD), establish a reduced role for nuclear weapons in US security and […]

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping reaffirm Russia/China mutual no-first-use pledge

In a video meeting held on Monday June 28, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin extended the China/Russia Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation, and reaffirmed a mutual commitment in the Treaty not to use nuclear weapons first against each other, nor to target each other’s strategic nuclear missiles.

US-Russia Summit advances key points in international Open Letter

At their Summit Meeting in Geneva on June 16, President’s Joseph Biden and Vladimir Putin adopted a U.S.-Russia Presidential Joint Statement on Strategic Stability in which they reaffirmed ‘the principle that a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought’ and announced that they will embark together on an integrated bilateral Strategic Stability […]