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Civil Society and Disarmament 2015

Statements of Non-Governmental Organization at the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

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This publication contains the statements by representatives of civil society organizations which were delivered on 7 May 2015 during the Non-Governmental Organization segment of the 2015 Review Conference of the Treaty on the NonProliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

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Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, “There are no right hands for wrong weapons.” The overwhelming majority of countries agree. Yet the nuclear weapons States tells us that they have the rights, the hands and the need to possess these weapons of mass destruction. We all know that human hands are fallible. Indeed, the risks and consequences of a nuclear weapon detonation are too serious for this meeting to result in failure. These risks are heightened through the new risk of cyber warfare and the growth of terrorist group s.

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