At the 25th United Nations Conference on Disarmament Issues in Hiroshima, Japan, Movement representatives emphasized the need for governments to take urgent action to ban and eliminate nuclear weapons through a binding international agreement. “Nuclear weapons and their terrible humanitarian consequences threaten the existence of each and every one of us,” IFRC President Tadateru Konoe told the gathering.

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