We (55 civil society organizations in ROK) have sent the Open Letter to appeal to the Members of the UN Security Council, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1718, and the international community to ensure that the peace process on the Korean Peninsula is firmly sustained.
We, feminists from India and Pakistan at the Asia Pacific Forum on Women Law and Development (APWLD) express our growing concern on the escalation of conflict between India and Pakistan.
Akira Kawasaki | The first and foremost explanation is that Northeast Asian states are still deeply dependent on the Cold War-type thinking that nuclear weapons constitute the central component of their national security.
According to peace activist Christine Ahn, the “job” of pushing leaders to move towards formally ending the Korean War was, in fact, accomplished by dogged Korean anti-war activists who helped oust former South Korean President Park Geun-hye in 2017 and gave Moon Jae-in a mandate for peace.
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Saturday June 17 for Women’s March to Ban the Bomb here in NYC!
Find out more in this presentation by Ray Acheson of the Reaching Critical Will program of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. She spoke on Feb 2, 2017, at Manhattan Peace Action on the upcoming negotiations at the UN to outlaw nuclear weapons.