In 2015 dozens of peace organisations from across the globe signed the Peace & Planet call to action. They aimed to put pressure on delegates sent to New York to review the implementation of the Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) at the United Nations. The NPT, which aims to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology, was originally signed in 1968 and is reviewed every five years. It also aims to foster the peaceful uses of nuclear energy and to further the goal of disarmament. Following on from the co-ordinated work carried out in 2015, Peace & Planet signatories gathered in Montreal last week at the World Social Forum. They proposed and adopted a new declaration. What follows is the inspiring Montreal Declaration which sets out how people across the world can work together to build a Nuclear-Fission-Free World.
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