Welcome to the
Website of the Target Project - an international student project of
have felt for a long time that the danger of nuclear weapons being
used again has not passed and is, in fact, bigger than ever.
of the IAEA, Muhammad el Baradei, has recently stated that never before
has the threat of a nuclear attack, advertent or not, been as great as
In order to bring this issue back into the political mainstream, raise
awareness about the dangers of hanging on to nuclear weapons as a means
of deterrence and create a dialogue about the complete abolition of
nuclear arms, IPPNW students have created the Project Target X.
Using public demonstations to show the still existing danger of a
nuclear attack, medical students can contribute to the international
campaign to ban nuclear weapons and help raise awareness for this issue
in their local community.
A large red "X", painted on the central
square of your city, with white-coated medical students standing around
it, handing out information material and engaging in discussions with
passerbys can achieve what seminars, conferences never can.
This website will give you some ideas on how to plan such an
installation in your city and provides informative materials to
download. In addition, it provides a place for you to showcase the
results of your Target-installation, giving you the opportunity to post
photos, articles, reactions, etc. Become active and join our global
campaign today! Also click here to find
out about the possible impact of Nuclear Weapons in Europe.
On the map below, you can see all of the cities that Target
installations have already been organized in: