Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is one of the most important
time. It generally limits the proliferation of nuclear weapons to
signatory states that do not yet possess nuclear arsenals and calls for
the current nuclear weapon states to disarm their warheads.
important this treaty may be, it is being questioned and critized by
the United States and therefore, the 2005 NPT-Review conference in New
York could well have been a critical turning point in nuclear
things stand right now, the chance to move towards nuclear disarmament
was missed, largely due to the US unwillingness to make concessions in
its nuclear policy.
NPT Review conference in May, IPPNW has been very active
on the ground, organizing panel discussions, attempting to convince
delegates, joining demonstrations and events supporting nuclear
disarmament. One of these events was the first installation of the
Target Project. Students demonstrated to the public the effects of a
nuclear attack on Times Square using a large red target-X and
informative materials like maps showing the medical effects of such a
blast. You can find out more about the Target Project on its website.