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Turning Point

Summary of the World Uranium Symposium (Québec / Kanada)

The Uranium Symposium 2015 organised by a group of Canadian NGOs just ended in Quebec city (Canada). 2300 experts and activists from 20 countries and 5 continents participated, including an impressive representation of Indigenous Peoples from whole Canada and North America, Greenland, Australia as well as Africa.

The final Declaration Quebec Declaration on Uranium, among other things, states that: 

" (...) appalled by the nuclear destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, alarmed by the maintenance and modernisation of nuclear arsenals, and convinced that the devastating consequences of nuclear detonations can be avoided only when all nuclear weapons and the systems that manufacture them have been eliminated;" …"We call on all states, authorities and People to strengthen their commitments  to nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, to eliminate all existing nuclear weaponry, to cease any and all development of nuclear weapon technologies, and to support and advance a legal treaty to ban all nuclear weapons;(...)"


Learn about Nuclear Weapons

Learn About Nuclear Weapons is a web-based educational material from the Swedish Physicians Against Nuclear Weapons for those who want to learn more about nuclear weapons: