With this special newsletter IALANA and INES would like to provide you with an overview of the “Marshall Islands Case”, designed to legally support the wide range of activities for the abolition of nuclear weapons.
From June 6-9 2014 the Peace Event Sarajevo 2014 was conducted. About 2500 people from 32 countries joined the activities around 1914-2014 100 years after World War I.
On May 3, 2014, peace and justice activists gathered to mark the 100 year anniversary of World War I, and to explore the state of peace, war, and international affairs today. The conference featured esteemed speakers from organizations and universities around the world.
On April 24, 2014, the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) filed applications in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to hold the nine nuclear-armed states accountable for violations of international law with respect to their nuclear disarmament obligations under the 1968 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and customary international law. The respondent nuclear-armed states are the United States, United Kingdom, France, Russia, China, India, Pakistan, North Korea, and Israel.
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