The second day of the Meeting of State Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons began with a continuation of the previous day’s debate. The METO team listened to remarks made by delegates from Norway, Switzerland, Morocco, the Netherlands and more.
The METO team arrived at the United Nations House in Vienna for the first day of the First Meeting of State Parties (MSP) to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). As the conference got underway, many members of the University Network began the day at the parallel Youth MSP.
With apologies for the allusion to Julie Andrews singing about the hills of the Austrian Alps, Vienna (rather than Salzburg) will be METO’s de facto home for one week in June, where we will converge with civil society activists, diplomats, government representatives and many other stakeholders from all over the world in the campaign toContinue reading “The Hills are Alive with the Sound of… Nuclear Ban Week!”
In episode 15 of In The Zone, Anahita Parsa and Jacob Allard interview Christina Kelly from Youth for TPNW. In this interview, Christina talks about this new youth network, the importance of youth representation, the challenges that young people face to have their voices heard, how they can get involved, how organizations should attempt toContinue reading “In The Zone – Episode 15 – Christina Kelly”
In episode 14 of In The Zone, Anahita Parsa and Tony Robinson interview Beatrice Fihn. In this interview, recorded during the 2nd World Peace Congress organised by the International Peace Bureau in Barcelona, Beatrice talks about the lessons learned in achieving the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the pros and cons of winningContinue reading “In The Zone – Episode 14 – Beatrice Fihn”
Date: 24/10/2020 The Middle East Treaty Organization (METO) extends its warmest congratulations to the governments of all those states that have ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), a treaty which prohibits the development, testing, production, acquisition, possession, stockpiling, use or threat of use of nuclear weapons. Under the terms of theContinue reading “METO statement on the impending Entry into Force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons”