On April 2 2014 a reception celebrated the contributions of Peter Weiss, LCNP President Emeritus and Co-President of the international IALANA, to nuclear disarmament and the international rule of law
Sixty-seven years after the US atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, about 20,000 nuclear weapons are still threatening the very survival of the human race. This threat must be rooted out as soon as possible. We call on people around the world to work together to achieve a world without nuclear weapons. The accident of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on March 11, 2011 has brought the horror of the nuclear dangers into sharper relief. We extend our solidarity with all nuclear victims.
IALANA stands for: dedicated opposition to nuclear arms and other weapons of mass destruction; the strengthening of international law (more -> PDF)
Contrary to the widely held opinion, which always reasserts that the nuclear deterrence system has impressively demonstrated its effectiveness and functionality during and after the Cold War and until today, it should be noted that the number of situations in which the world has been close to the nuclear abyss in recent decades is considerably high. Most people do not know this, or at any rate are not even aware of it.
Foreword By Judge C.G. Weeramantry (Download PDF)